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Nobel out of reach: Black scientist yet to make it to Nobel

Change can only be achieved through strong and effective government action, but by definition marginalised groups have little political power.

21 Oct 2018 1:37 AM

Climate, development tipped for Nobel economics prize

The Nobel economics prize was created by the Swedish central bank "in memory of Alfred Nobel" and first awarded in 1969.

08 Oct 2018 9:57 AM

Trio win Nobel Chemistry Prize for research harnessing evolution

Arnold, just the fifth woman to win the Nobel Chemistry Prize, won one half of the nine million Swedish kronor.

03 Oct 2018 5:04 PM

Science fiction into reality: Nobel Prize honors laser work

Ashkin, entered the record books of the Nobel Prizes by becoming the oldest laureate at age 96.

03 Oct 2018 10:29 AM

Trio win Nobel Physics Prize for laser research

Arthur Ashkin won one half of Swedish kronor prize, while Gerard Mourou of France and Donna Strickland of Canada shared other half.

02 Oct 2018 4:16 PM

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Why VS Naipaul never wrote his autobiography

The Nobel Prize and the Booker winner’s oeuvre included over 30 works including the famous A House for Mr Biswas (published in 1961).

13 Aug 2018 6:04 AM

Scientist Marie Curie voted woman who has made biggest impact in world history, beats Princess Diana, Margaret Thatcher

Curie was the first person who won two Nobel prizes and her work led to effective treatments for cancer and the development of X-rays.

09 Aug 2018 2:27 PM

Of Kipling, modern monarchy ruling the UK and women taking over the world

When the poem If was painting over, we were reminded of what Kipling actually stood for.

23 Jul 2018 12:27 AM

Natalie Portman honours legacy of Nobel winning vegetarian Isaac Bashevis Singer

The actor hailed maverick animal advocate Singer as an animal rights visionary in new PETA US video.

17 Jul 2018 1:27 PM

Penguin Random House India acquires Hind Pocket Books

Established in 1958, highly regarded Hind Pocket Books are considered as pioneers in publishing Hindi and Urdu paperbacks in India.

29 Jun 2018 8:48 AM

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Tagore returned Nobel Prize in protest against British Raj: Tripura CM Biplab Deb

Tripura CM Biplab Deb made these remarks at a function in Udaipur to mark birth anniversary of Rabindra Nath Tagore.

11 May 2018 11:29 AM

Nobel Prize in literature 2018 cancelled after sexual assault scandal

Decision was made on grounds academy is in no shape to pick winner after sex abuse allegations, financial crimes scandals.

04 May 2018 1:20 PM

The making of a teacher, storyteller, and India’s first ‘Nobel’ architect

He seemed to gravitate towards one particular student from Porbandar almost immediately.

16 Mar 2018 2:27 AM

US: Nobel-winner Negishi found wandering, wife found dead near car

Police discovered Ei-ichi Negishi walking in the area, and his wife was found dead near their car.

15 Mar 2018 11:55 AM

The body clock

Their discovery was that the complex body clock has a simple framework of operation.

24 Dec 2017 12:35 AM

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Women in 21st century ‘locked out of labs’ and Nobel prizes

The peace prize is meanwhile the most favourable to women: 16 women laureates out of 104 people awarded.

08 Dec 2017 2:48 PM

Women still a minority at the Nobels

Analysis finds that women are scarce in Nobel Prize annals.

08 Dec 2017 12:37 PM

Einstein's theory of happiness sells for $1.3M at auction

The Winner's auction house said Einstein scribbled the note in German to a bellboy after he did not have the cash to give him a tip.

25 Oct 2017 2:56 PM

Einstein's theory of happy living emerges in Tokyo note

It is impossible to determine if the notes were a reflection of Einstein's own musings on his growing fame.

23 Oct 2017 1:05 PM

Disrupting the myth of objectivity

Our media still shies away from expressing bias, while its counterparts in many countries do not.

17 Oct 2017 6:33 AM

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