One U.S.-based economist’s pioneering research showed an increase in minimum wage does not lead to less hiring, and immigrants do not lower pay for native-born workers. Two others shared the award for creating a way to study these types of…
By Christopher Rugaber, David McHugh, David Keyton, Associated Press
The Norwegian Nobel Committee stressed that an independent press is vital in promoting peace.
By Kiko Rosario, Frank Jordans, Vanessa Gera, Associated Press
The award was in recognition of his “uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents.”…
In our news wrap Tuesday, Johnson & Johnson asked the Food and Drug Administration to allow boosters for its single-shot COVID-19 vaccine. The U.S. Coast Guard now says something dragged a pipeline that spilled oil off Southern California over the…
By David Keyton, Frank Jordans, Associated Press
Two scientists have won the Nobel Prize for chemistry for finding an “ingenious” and environmentally cleaner way to build molecules that can be used to make a variety of compounds, including medicines and pesticides.
Manabe and Hasselmann “laid the foundation of our knowledge of the Earth’s climate and how humanity influences it." Parisi “built a deep physical and mathematical model” that made it possible to understand complex systems in fields as different as mathematics,…
By Associated Press
They were cited for their discovery of receptors for temperature and touch.
By Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press
The Nobel Prize ceremonies will be reined in for a second year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The winners of this year’s prizes are set to be announced between Oct. 4 and Oct. 11.
By Associated Press
Two American economists won the Nobel Prize on Monday for improving the theory of how auctions work and inventing new and better auction formats that are now woven into many parts of the economy.
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