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Pressured at home, Ethiopia PM picks up Nobel Peace Prize

Pressured at home, Ethiopia PM picks up Nobel Peace Prize

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed will collect his Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo Tuesday, but as ethnic violence rises at home he has kept festivities to a minimum and refused media requests.

US-UK-Japan trio win chemistry Nobel for lithium-ion battery

US-UK-Japan trio win chemistry Nobel for lithium-ion battery

Three researchers won the Nobel Chemistry Prize on Wednesday for the development of lithium-ion batteries, paving the way for smartphones and a fossil fuel-free society.

Nobel Medicine Prize won by doctors for work on cells' response to oxygen

Nobel Medicine Prize won by doctors for work on cells' response to oxygen

Two Americans and a Briton won the 2019 Nobel Medicine Prize on Monday for discovering a molecular switch that regulates how cells adapt to fluctuating oxygen levels ...

Nobel-winning author Toni Morrison dead at 88

Nobel-winning author Toni Morrison dead at 88

Toni Morrison, the first African-American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature and one of America's best loved writers, has died following a brief illness, her family said in a statement Tuesday. She was 88.

Nobel literature prizes for 2018 and 2019 to be given this year

Nobel literature prizes for 2018 and 2019 to be given this year

The Swedish Academy will be allowed to give the 2018 and 2019 Nobel literature prizes together after a scandal prevented last year's award, the head of the troubled literary body told a newspaper on Tuesday.

Russian Nobel physics winner Alferov dies at 88

Russian Nobel physics winner Alferov dies at 88

Russian scientist Zhores Alferov, who won the Nobel physics prize for his work in semi-conductor and laser technologies, has died, agencies said on Saturday. He was 88.

Nobel figure quits after Swedish body's #MeToo scandal

Nobel figure quits after Swedish body's #MeToo scandal

Sara Danius resigned Tuesday from the Swedish Academy that selects the Nobel Prize in Literature, almost a year after she was forced out as permanent secretary by a #MeToo scandal.

Trio win 2018 Nobel Physics Prize for laser research

Trio win 2018 Nobel Physics Prize for laser research

Three researchers on Tuesday shared the 2018 Nobel Physics Prize for inventions in the field of laser physics which have paved the way for advanced precision instruments used in corrective eye surgery and industry ...

Frenchman in Nobel scandal jailed for 2 years for rape

Frenchman in Nobel scandal jailed for 2 years for rape

A Swedish court on Monday sentenced a Frenchman at the heart of a Nobel scandal to two years in jail for rape in a scandal that emerged during the #MeToo campaign.

Amputated Nobel season opens without Literature Prize

Amputated Nobel season opens without Literature Prize

The announcement on Monday of the Nobel Medicine Prize opens this year's amputated awards season, with no Literature Prize for the first time in 70 years because of a #MeToo scandal.

‘No Nobel Peace Prize for Trump’: South Koreans slam cancellation of summit

‘No Nobel Peace Prize for Trump’: South Koreans slam cancellation of summit

Many South Koreans were fuming on Friday after US President Donald Trump cancelled a historic summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, feeling they had been cheated of a chance of a lifetime to live in peace.

'Cool method for imaging molecules of life' garners Chemistry Nobel

'Cool method for imaging molecules of life' garners Chemistry Nobel

Cryo-electron microscopy - ‘a cool method for imaging the molecules of life’ - earned a trio of researchers the 2017 Chemistry Nobel prize on Wednesday ...