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The Nobel Prize in Literature is Alfred Nobel’s dynamite gift of controversy that can blow up the world. British playwright and the 1926 Nobel Prize winner, George Bernard Shaw...
A Swedish literary critic Jonas Thente said he hopes that Nigerian author Chimamanda Adichie is awarded a Nobel Prize in October 2021. Thente, a literary editor and critic at Dagens Nyheter in Sweden, however, said he fears that the 44-year-old Adichie is "probably too young" to be awarded a Nobel Laureate. The youngest laureate to…
Nobel Prize winners in science and literature will receive their awards in their home countries rather than Sweden for the second year running because of the pandemic, organisers said Thursday.
The foundation that organises the Nobel Prizes said Thursday that for the second year in a row the winners in science and literature would receive their awards in their home countries, citing the Covid-19 pandemic.
Two British chemists who developed a super-fast DNA sequencing technique that paved the way for revolutionary healthcare advances were on Tuesday awarded Finland's version of the Nobel science prizes.
7 Dec 2020
Adjusting to a world where travel is hampered by the pandemic, this year's Nobel laureates will receive their prizes at home this week following the cancellation of the traditional Stockholm and Oslo ceremonies.
7 Oct 2020
Scientists Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna have won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the development of a method for genome editing. This is the first time the Nobel Prize for chemistry has been awarded to two women in the same year in its 119-year history. This takes the number of women who have…
6 Oct 2020
Roger Penrose of Britain, Reinhard Genzel of Germany and Andrea Ghez of the US won the Nobel Physics Prize on Tuesday for their research into black holes, the Nobel jury said.
5 Oct 2020
Breakthroughs in the field of health will be honoured Monday when the 2020 Nobel season kicks off with the medicine prize, as the world battles the worst pandemic in a century.
1 Oct 2020
Press freedom groups and climate activist Greta Thunberg are making Nobel Peace Prize buzz ahead of next week's award announcements, in a pandemic year that has highlighted the importance of science and research.
24 Sep 2020
The cash envelope that accompanies each Nobel prize will be increased this year from nine to 10 million kronor ($1.1 million), the Nobel Foundation said Thursday.
14 Oct 2019
A trio of American economists on Monday won the Nobel Economics Prize for their work in the fight against poverty, including with new approaches in education and healthcare, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said.