Frenchwoman Emmanuelle Charpentier and American Jennifer A. Doudna came up with a method known as CRISPR-cas9 that can be used to change the DNA of animals, plants and microorganisms with extremely high precision.
By Associated Press
In our news wrap Monday, some New York City schools will close Tuesday in areas where COVID-19 infections are on the rise. Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued an order affecting 100 public and 200 private schools, citing a lack of testing…
Announcing the prize in Stockholm, the Nobel Committee noted that the trio's work, dating back to the 1970s and 1980s, has helped saved millions of lives.
By David Keyton, Frank Jordans, Associated Press
As the world struggles to constrain the new coronavirus, it's worth remembering the discovery of another deadly, global virus and a controversy that played out among the researchers who brought it to light.
By Dr. Howard Markel
By Vincent Quan, Econofact
Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer's experimental-based approach is being used to tackle poverty and other social issues in the U.S.
By Gretchen Frazee
Esther Duflo is the second woman to win a Nobel Prize in economics in the award’s 50-year history. She's also the only woman to be awarded a Nobel Prize in the sciences this year.
By David Keyton, Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press
The Nobel Economics Prize was awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for their studies on poverty. Duflo is the second woman to win the economics prize.
By Mark Lewis, Elias Meseret, Associated Press
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was given the award for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighboring Eritrea.
By Jill Lawless, David Keyton, Associated Press
The two winners were a liberal Pole who has irked her country's conservative government and an Austrian accused by many liberals of being an apologist for Serbian war crimes.
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