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Two Americans share Nobel Prize for Economics


October 10th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Oct 10 (IANS) The Nobel Prize for Economcis will be shared by Christopher A. Sims and Thomas J. Sargent of the US "for their empirical research on cause and ... Read more...

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Israeli scientist wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry


October 5th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Oct 5 (IANS) Israeli scientist Daniel Shechtman Wednesday won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery of quasicrystals. Shechtman, from Israel Institute of Technology, discovered the quasicrystals, a ... Read more...

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Three scientists win Nobel Prize in Physics


October 4th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Oct 4 (IANS) Three scientists Tuesday won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics for their studies of exploding stars that revealed the universe was expanding quickly. Saul Perlmutter and Adam ... Read more...

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Climate change strips Arctic of much snow cover


May 5th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) Climate change is showing its ugly hand in the Arctic -- a much reduced snow cover, shorter winters and thawing tundra.And the changes are taking place ... Read more...

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Peter A. Diamond Bags Nobel Prize With Dale Mortensen and Christopher Pissarides


October 12th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Peter Arthur Diamond, the American economist, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology won Nobel Prize for his contribution in the labor market research along ... Read more...

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Nobel prize winner Maurice Allais dies at 99


October 11th, 2010 - 2:33 am ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- Nobel economics prize winner Maurice Allais died in France on Sunday, the government said. He was 99.Maurice was awarded the 1988 Nobel prize for his "pioneering contributions to ... Read more...

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Nobel Prize For Chemistry Shared By Japanese, U.S. Researchers


October 7th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez An American scientist and two Japanese researchers, who developed the techniques to bind carbon atoms, are the proud recipient on this year's Noble Prize in the field of chemistry. ... Read more...

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Nobel Prize for Chemistry awarded to Richard F. Heck, Suzuki and Negishi


October 6th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
This year’s Noble Prize in chemistry has been won by three scientists, one American and two Japanese. The prize was handed to them for their work on simplifying carbon molecules to help ... Read more...

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Nobel Prize 2010 For Chemistry Physics And Medicine Announced


October 6th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar, The winners of some of the categories of Nobel Prize have been announced. These categories include, Physics, Chemistry and Medicines. The other categories are yet to be announced. ... Read more...

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Two Russians win Nobel in Physics for work on ultra-thin carbon flakes


October 5th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by ANI
New York/London, Oct. 5 (ANI): Two Russian-born physicists working at the University of Manchester in England have won the Nobel prize in physics for investigating the remarkable properties of ultra-thin carbon flakes ... Read more...

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Geim and Novoselov awarded the 2010 Physics Nobel for two-dimensional material graphene


October 5th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by BNO News
STOCKHOLM (BNO NEWS) -- The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on Tuesday decided to award the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics to Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov.The honorable prize was awarded to ... Read more...

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81-year-old to sail around the world


October 4th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Oct 4 (IANS) Eightyone-year-old V. Radhakrishnan, who is an eminent radio astronomer and the son of Nobel Laureate C.V. Raman, is all set to sail around the world from here within ... Read more...

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UN climate change panel urged to review methods


February 16th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Feb 16 (DPA) The United Nations was Tuesday urged to review the working methods of the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), following recent disclosures of mistakes in the organisation's reports. The ... Read more...

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PM salutes Nobel laureate ‘Venki’ Ramakrishnan for good science


January 3rd, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday saluted the latest Indian Nobel laureate Venkatraman (Venki) Ramakrishnan for his creativity, talent and commitment to good science. "All Indians felt proud that ... Read more...

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Physics Nobel gone to undeserving duo, say former colleagues


December 22nd, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 22 (IANS) After the Nobel Peace Prize for US President Barack Obama, controversy has also hit this year's Nobel Prize for Physics. Two former colleagues of Canadian Willard Boyle ... Read more...

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Nobel Prize In Economics 2009 Goes To US Economists


October 12th, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar, New York, Oct 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Oliver Willamson and Elinor Ostrom will share the sum of 1.4 million dollars or 10 million Swedish kronor as they have been jointly honored ... Read more...

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Oliver Williamson wins the Nobel Prize in Economics for 2009


October 12th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stockholm, Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Nobel Prize for Economics was awarded on Monday jointly to Elinor Ostrom and Oliver Williamson, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced.The Selection committee said ... Read more...

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Ostrom, Williamson, share Nobel Prize for Economics (Lead)


October 12th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Oct 12 (DPA) The Nobel Prize for Economics was awarded Monday to US researchers Elinor Ostrom and Oliver Williamson, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced. Ostrom of Indiana Uiversity in Bloomington, ... Read more...

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Elinor Ostrom, Oliver Williamson, share Nobel economics prize


October 12th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Oct 12 (DPA) The Nobel Prize for Economics was awarded Monday to Elinor Ostrom and Oliver Williamson, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced. The prize - formally called The Sveriges Riksbank ... Read more...

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Venkatraman Ramakrishnan wins Nobel Prize chemistry 2009


October 8th, 2009 - 1:59 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stockholm, Oct 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Thomas A Steitz and Ada E Yonath have won this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry, it was announced today.Venkatraman Ramakrishnan is an Indian-American. And ... Read more...

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Indian-born scientist, two others win Nobel Prize for Chemistry (Third Lead)


October 7th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) Indian-born scientist Venkatraman Ramakrishnan shares the Nobel Prize in Chemistry this year with Thomas A. Steitz and Ada E. Yonath, it was announced in Stockholm Wednesday. The Royal Swedish ... Read more...

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Indian-origin scientist, two others win Nobel Prize for Chemistry (Second Lead, Changing Dateline)


October 7th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) Indian-origin scientist Venkatraman Ramakrishnan shares the Nobel Prize in Chemistry this year with Thomas A. Steitz and Ada E. Yonath, it was announced in Stockholm Wednesday. The Royal Swedish ... Read more...

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Nobel Prize for Chemistry to Ramakrishnan, Steitz, Yonath (Lead)


October 7th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Oct 7 (DPA) Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Thomas A. Steitz and Ada E. Yonath have won this year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry, it was announced in Stockholm Wednesday. Ramakrishnan and Steitz are US citizens, ... Read more...

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Charles Kao Wins Nobel Prize For Physics


October 6th, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Stockholm, Sweden, Oct 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Updates from the Nobel Prize front seems to indicate that the winner in the category for Physics this year has been the UK/US national ... Read more...

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2009 Nobel Prize In Physics Shared By Kao, Smith And Boyle


October 6th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Stockholm, Sweden, Oct 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If the announcement of the Nobel Prize winner's list is anything to go by, it has been made quite evident by the Nobel authority, ... Read more...

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Kao, Willard and Boyle win Nobel Physics Prize (Lead)


October 6th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Oct 6 (DPA) Charles K. Kao, Willard S. Boyle and George E. Smith have won this year's Nobel Prize for Physics for discoveries of importance for the internet and the digital ... Read more...

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Kao, Boyle and Smith jointly awarded Nobel for Physics


October 6th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Oct 6 (DPA) Charles K. Kao, Willard S. Boyle and George E. Smith have won this year's Nobel Prize for Physics, it was announced in Stockholm Tuesday. Kao was cited "for groundbreaking ... Read more...

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Peter Gabriel, Jose Antonio win Polar music prize


May 13th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): Acclaimed musician Peter Gabriel and Venezuelan composer Jose Antonio have been pronounced the winners of this year's Polar music prize, Sweden's biggest music award.Both the musicians will ... Read more...

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Nobel Committee tarnished by bribery?


December 19th, 2008 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Dec 18 (IANS) Swedish prosecutors have launched a preliminary investigation into possible bribery tarnishing the Nobel awards after revelations that members of three Swedish Nobel Committees received free trips to China ... Read more...

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French author Le Clezio wins 2008 Nobel literature (Lead)


October 9th, 2008 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Oct 9 (IANS) French novelist Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio has won the 2008 Nobel Prize for literature, the prize committee announced here Thursday.A press statement from the Nobel Committee at the ... Read more...

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French novelist wins 2008 literature Nobel


October 9th, 2008 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Oct 9 (IANS) French novelist Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio has won the 2008 Nobel Prize for literature, the prize committee announced here Thursday.A press statement from the Nobel Committee at the ... Read more...

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Japanese, US researchers share Nobel prize for chemistry


October 8th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Oct 8 (DPA) Three US-based researchers shared the Nobel prize for chemistry Wednesday, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said in Stockholm.The three - US based Japanese Osamu Shimomura and ... Read more...

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Two Americans, one Japanese share 2008 chemistry Nobel


October 8th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Oct 8 (IANS) Two US and a Japanese scientist shared the 2008 Nobel Prize for chemistry, the prize committee announced Wednesday.Japan-born Osamu Shimomura and US researchers Martin Chalfie and Roger Y. ... Read more...

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Italian scientist ‘robbed’ of Nobel Prize


October 8th, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 8 (DPA) Italy's scientific community is up in arms over what it charges as the unfair exclusion of an Italian researcher from this year's Nobel Prize for physics.The Royal Swedish ... Read more...

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Nobel Prize-winning economist Leonid Hurwicz dies


June 27th, 2008 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
DPA New York, June 26 (DPA) US economist Leonid Hurwicz, who won the Nobel Prize for his work on the decision-making process behind economic transactions, has died at the age of 90. Hurwicz, ... Read more...

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