“Each of them in their own way has helped to give greater visibility to wartime sexual violence, so that the perpetrators can be held accountable for their actions,” the Norwegian Nobel Committee said Friday.
By Larisa Epatko
This year’s chemistry Nobel also comes with some political controversy, as one of the winners has been accused of promoting anti-Israel views.
By Nsikan Akpan
A trio of scientists won this year's Nobel prize, including Canada's Donna Strickland--the third female recipient in history and the first in 55 years. Amna Nawaz speaks with Strickland about her research in laser amplification, what she would tell young…
Strickland is the third woman ever to win a Nobel prize in physics, and the first in more than fifty years.
By Vicky Stein
Cancer treatment was for years dominated by just four techniques. But there is now a fifth category -- immunotherapy -- thanks to the revolutionary research of Jim Allison and Tasuku Honjo, who won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine on…
James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo won the 2018 Nobel Prize in in Medicine for a branch of medicine that calls on our immune systems to fight tumors.
Astronomers witnessed for the first time ever a rare collision of two dense neutron stars. The discovery began with an instrument called LIGO, which won this year’s Nobel Prize for its discovery of gravitational waves once predicted by Albert Einstein.
University of Chicago scholar Richard Thaler was honored with the 2017 Nobel Prize in economics for his work questioning traditional assumptions that markets act rationally, and for taking human nature into account. Economics correspondent Paul Solman helps explain Thaler's theories,…
By Layla Quran
The Swedish Academy announced the award Thursday, calling Ishiguro a writer "who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world."…
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