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Chemistry Nobel Prize 2015 - the lowdown

Undoubtedly, many of you will have heard last week’s announcement that the 2015 Nobel Prize for Chemistry was awarded to Thomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar for their work into  502 more words

Mapping economic research: where to Nobel Laureates publish their work?

Work by José Luis Massón-Guerra (MESI’08, PhD candidate, DEMO-UAB)

The main idea is to show a graphical representation about the scientific publication patterns that have adopted the winners of the Economic Sciences Prize given by the Nobel Foundation (officially, this recognition is known as the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel; colloquially, it is known as the Nobel laureate in economics).

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If I have a thousand ideas and only one turns out to be good, I am satisfied. – Alfred Nobel

2015 Nobel laureate Angus Deaton

Angus Deaton is the worthy and deserving winner of this year’s economics Nobel. The arc of his work, from theory to data to empirical application, has been consumption, measuring consumption, and consumption as an indicator of well-being, poverty, and inequality. 228 more words


Can we predict the Nobel Prize winners? You can bet on it.

When the Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich won this year’s Nobel Prize for Literature, it was not unexpected. She was not only the clear favourite with the bookmakers but had traded as one of the leaders in the betting in the previous two years. 1 146 more words

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Remember the Name! Tu YouYou, Nobel Laureate!

Remember the Name! Tu YouYou, Nobel 2015!

By Shlomo Maital

   Chinese scientist Tu Youyou has won China’s first Nobel Prize for Science – other ethnic Chinese have won Nobels, but Dr. 179 more words

Ancient Knowledge and a Nobel

Traditional Chinese medicine has found its Nobel Prize moment. A cure for malaria. And its origin is marked by war, military, learning, and more. 386 more words