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Nobel Prize:
The Nobel Prize is not a single prize, but five separate prizes that, according to Alfred Nobel's 1895 will, are awarded "to those who, during the preceding year, have conferred the greatest benefit to humankind”. Nobel Prizes are awarded in the fields of Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, and Peace. Nobel prizes are widely regarded as the most prestigious awards available in their respective fields.


India's association with Nobel Prize winner 'World Food Program' is historic: PM Modi [Video]

India's association with Nobel Prize winner 'World Food Program' is historic: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 16 dedicated to the nation 17 recently developed bio-fortified varieties of eight crops on World Food Day. He said that, "This year's Nobel Peace Prize being..

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Paul Milgrom, Robert Wilson win Nobel economics prize [Video]

Paul Milgrom, Robert Wilson win Nobel economics prize

U.S. economists Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson won the 2020 Nobel Economics Prize for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said on..

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British professor among trio to win Nobel Prize for Hepatitis C discovery [Video]

British professor among trio to win Nobel Prize for Hepatitis C discovery

The 2020 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine has been jointly awarded tothree scientists, including a British professor. Michael Houghton andAmericans Harvey J Alter and Charles M Rice were awarded..

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Trump tells supporters Nobel nomination is a 'big thing' [Video]

Trump tells supporters Nobel nomination is a 'big thing'

U.S. President Donald Trump reminded his supporters at a campaign rally in Michigan on Thursday (September 10) that he had been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize a day earlier, and claimed the news..

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Protests back Congo's threatened Nobel winner [Video]

Protests back Congo's threatened Nobel winner

Thousands of protesters have thronged the streets of Bukavu, eastern Congo, in support of local Nobel peace prize winner Denis Mukwege. He has received death threats for speaking out over serious..

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Mass arrests in Belarus as authorities question Nobel Laureate [Video]

Mass arrests in Belarus as authorities question Nobel Laureate

Riot police in Minsk dispersed anti-government protesters demanding the resignation of Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko Wednesday night. The protest in the capital city marks the 19th day of..

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Fast, cheap, accurate: Researchers pin hopes on Nobel Prize-winning CRISPR-technology tests to detect coronavirus

UC Berkeley's Nobel Prize winner and MIT researchers employ gene-editing technology to develop rapid COVID-19 virus tests. - Published

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Doorbell camera captures moment man finds out he's won Nobel Prize

Neighbors Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson won the Nobel Prize in economics. - Published

Doorbell camera captures moment Nobel Prize winner is told by fellow recipient he's won

Paul Milgrom discovered via a Nest camera that he'd won the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. - Published

'Wake up, you've won a Nobel Prize'

When American economist Paul Milgrom went to sleep he never imagined what might happen next.
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Captured on doorbell camera: This is how economist Paul Milgrom had to be informed about Nobel win

Two economists Paul R Milgrom and Robert B Wilson on Monday won the 2020 Nobel Prize in economics but when the Nobel committee tried to reach the two to deliver the good news, Milgrom could not be..
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Neighbor knocks on man's door to tell him he won Nobel Prize

When the Nobel Prize committee wasn't able to contact Paul Milgrom to tell him he won, his neighbor and co-recipient, Robert Wilson, knocked on his front door.
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Here are the top stories for Monday, Oct. 12th: Barrett confirmation opens in U.S. Senate; Trump returns to campaign trail; WHO warns against herd immunity for virus; Two American economists win Nobel.. - Published

Nobel: US auction theorists win Economics Prize

The work of Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson is used in the sale of airport slots and radio spectrums.
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2 Americans win Nobel in economics for auction innovations

Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson take the prestigious prize for "improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats."
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Paul R Milgrom and Robert B Wilson win 2020 Nobel Prize in Economics

Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson on Monday were awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics for "improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats.” The award caps a week of Nobel..
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WFP's Nobel win reminder of everyone's responsibility to narrow gap between rich and poor, says Dalai Lama

wfp's nobel win reminder of everyone's responsibility to narrow gap between rich and poor, says dalai lama
DHARAMSALA: Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Saturday congratulated the executive director of the UN World Food Programme, a day after the organisation won this year's Nobel Peace Prize. The..
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Glass ceilings and black holes: How history was made in the 2020 science Nobels

What this year's science Nobel Prizes showed us about the darkest mysteries of the Universe.
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U.N.'s World Food Program wins Nobel Peace Prize

Nobel committee cited the program for its efforts to combat hunger and fight food insecurity.
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American poet Louise Glück wins Nobel literature prize

A professor of English at Yale, Glück was honored "for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal."
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CRISPR explained: How the gene-editing tool works

Scientists Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna have won the Nobel Prize in chemistry for their pioneering work on the gene-editing tool CRISPR. The tool has been used to engineer better crops.. - Published

WHO, Greta or press watchdogs for Nobel Peace Prize?

who, greta or press watchdogs for nobel peace prize?
The World Health Organization is the bookies' favourite to win the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, though experts say Greta Thunberg or press freedom groups are also strong contenders. The peace..
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Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A Doudna

French scientist Emmanuelle Charpentier and American Jennifer A. Doudna won the Nobel Prize in chemistry for developing a method of genome editing known as CRISPR. The prestigious award comes with a..
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Genome editing wins Nobel chemistry prize

Two scientists have been awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing the tools to edit DNA.
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UCLA scientist shares Nobel Prize in physics

Andrea Ghez, with the Univ. of California, Los Angeles, and two other scientists are sharing the 2020 Nobel Prize in physics. Ghez is hoping her win will inspire girls and young women to pursue careers.. - Published

American, 2 others win Nobel in Physics for black hole discoveries

American Andrea Ghez and German Reinhard Genzel will share half the prize money, while Britain's Roger Penrose gets the rest.
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Nobel Winner: Hep C treatment is 'greatest reward'

Charles Rice said winning the Nobel Prize in medicine is one thing but being able to witness people being successfully treated with drugs to eliminate hepatitis C is "the greatest reward." (Oct. 5) - Published

Nobel prize winner thought it was a 'crank call'

Americans Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice and British-born scientist Michael Houghton won the Nobel Prize for medicine on Monday for their discovery of the hepatitis C virus. Rice said his win took.. - Published

Trio win Nobel medicine award for hepatitis C virus discovery

trio win nobel medicine award for hepatitis c virus discovery
Americans Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice, and British scientist Michael Houghton were awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology today for the discovery of the hepatitis C virus.Announcing..
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When 60 Minutes met Nobel winner Nadia Murad

In 2014, she was the girl behind the veil who told Scott Pelley her harrowing story of rape. Four years later she was a woman honored with the Nobel Peace Prize.
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Trump is upset that the media isn't talking about his Nobel Prizes

trump is upset that the media isn't talking about his nobel prizes
President Donald Trump complained at a Pennsylvania campaign rally Saturday night that the fake news completely skipped reporting his two Nobel Peace Prizes. Trump has no Nobel Peace Prizes. He was..
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Douglas Murray: Why shouldn't US President Donald Trump win the Nobel Prize?

douglas murray: why shouldn't us president donald trump win the nobel prize?
COMMENT The Left may be outraged, but there are good reasons why the US President deserves his recent nomination, argues Douglas Murray. There are times you can almost hear the Left-wing aneurysms..
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Norwegian lawmaker nominates Trump for Nobel Prize

An anti-immigrant Norwegian lawmaker said Wednesday that he has nominated U.S. President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts in the Middle East. Christian Tybring-Gjedde says Trump.. - Published

WB CM Mamata Banerjee pays tribute to Mother Teresa on 110th birth anniversary

The Mother, who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979, is known for her monumental work for the sick, the dying, the poor and the orphaned.
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John Hume, Northern Ireland peace accord architect, dead at 83

The politician from Northern Ireland shared the Nobel Peace Prize in 1998 for his role in forging the Good Friday peace agreement.
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Coronavirus: UK government risks 'sleepwalking country into winter of discontent', warns Nobel Prize-winning scientist

'I have a sense there has been too much pass the parcel,' Sir Paul Nurse says
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Coronavirus being exploited to undermine democracies, former world leaders warn

coronavirus being exploited to undermine democracies, former world leaders warn
London (CNN)The outbreak of Covid-19 and subsequent pandemic has led to an alarming uptick in authoritarian behavior by governments across the globe, who are using the crisis to silence critics, an..
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WATCH: Woman climbs Howrah bridge in Kolkata demanding her 'stolen Nobel Prize'

The woman, whom police claimed is educated, kept speaking incoherently afterwards.
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Fatality rate of Covid-19 10-fold less than that of SARS, MERS epidemics: Nobel laureate Sir Peter Ratcliffe

Nobel laureate Sir Peter Ratcliffe, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine last year, said though the Covid-19 pandemic “looks as if it has been quite a close shave for humanity but its fatality..
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US author Joyce Carol Oates wins France's richest book prize

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US writer Joyce Carol Oates, so often a bridesmaid for the Nobel literature prize, won France's richest books prize Monday. ......
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Nobel winner attacks lack of British leadership through COVID-19

Britain has been left to play catch up and firefight its way through the coronavirus pandemic due to a "desperate" lack of clear leadership, one of its most renowned scientists said on Friday.
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'Who is in charge?': Leading UK scientist launches scathing attack on government's coronavirus response

'It was little like pass the parcel. No clear lines of responsibility,' Nobel Prize winner says
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Covid-19: Rahul to discuss economy with Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's dialogue with Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee on dealing with the economic fallout of the COVID-19 crisis will be aired on Tuesday as part of his series of deliberations..
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Coronavirus: Trump is selling coronavirus coins and other claims fact-checked

Fact-checking claims about coronavirus coins, a Nobel Prize winner's fake quote and a bot network exposed.
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Coronavirus man-made in Wuhan lab: Nobel laureate

Creating a scientific firestorm across the world, French virologist and medicine Nobel laureate Luc Montagnier has claimed that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that led to the global pandemic, is “man-made”..
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Pixar pioneers behind Toy Story animation win "Nobel Prize" of computing

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Peter Doherty won the Nobel prize in medicine for his work on the immune system. "I'm a disease and death guy," is how he explains it to the lay person.
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Abel Prize in Mathematics Shared by 2 Trailblazers of Probability and Dynamics

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Lesbos, once a Nobel peace contender, hardens its heart against migrants

"Go away, go," a smartly dressed Greek woman in sunglasses and a black leather jacket shouted in English at about 40 migrants in a dinghy bobbing near the small harbor. A headscarfed woman in the boat..
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Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed responds to Trump's Nobel Prize complaint

The US president suggested he had been overlooked for the prize for his own efforts on Ethiopia.
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Trump boasts Iranian general's death was 'American justice'

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Nobel laureate Banerjee cautions against fiscal tightening

With less than a month for Union Budget 2020, Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee cautioned against fiscal tightening, stating that the fiscal deficit has already been breached by a huge margin. "Budget..
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Vera Rubin Gets a Telescope of Her Own

The astronomer missed her Nobel Prize. But she now has a whole new observatory to her name. - Published

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