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Nobel Prizes

The Nobel Prize is awarded yearly in the fields of Chemistry, Medicine, Physics, Literature and Peace. Our Key Topic Nobel Prizes accumulates news and background information regarding this prestigious award.

The prize winners are announced in the beginning of October. The first announcement is traditionally the Nobel Prize in Medicine, followed by the award winners of Physics and Chemistry. The award ceremony takes place on December 10th, the date of Death of Alfred Nobel.

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  • Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020 “for the development of a method for genome editing”

    Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna have discovered one of gene technology’s sharpest tools: the CRISPR/Cas9 genetic scissors. Using these, researchers can change the DNA of animals, plants and microorganisms with extremely high precision. This technology has had a revolutionary impact on more

  • Nobel Prize for Chemistry 2019 for the development of lithium-ion batteries

    The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019 to John B. Goodenough (The University of Texas at Austin, USA), M. Stanley Whittingham (Binghamton University, State University of New York, USA) and Akira Yoshino (Asahi Kasei Corporation, Tokyo, Japan and more

  • Nobel Prize for Chemistry 2018 announced

    The researchers Frances H. Arnold and George P. Smith and Gregory P. Winter were announced as this year's winners of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry. Their achievements in the directed evolution in enzymes and the use of phage-display to produce antibodies was groundbreaking and worthy of the Nobel Pr more

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Nobel Prize Award Ceremony 2016

The 2016 Nobel Prize Award Ceremony took place at Stockholm Concert Hall at 4:30 PM CET on Saturday, 10 December.Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2016Credits: Sveriges Television AB (production) more

"Exotic is not a precise scientific term."

Immediately following the announcement, Professor Thors Hans Hansson, member of the Nobel Committee for Physics, was interviewed by freelance journalist Joanna Rose regarding the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics. more

Arthur McDonald: The Sudbury Neutrino Observatory: Observation of flavor change for solar neutrinos

Arthur B. McDonald delivered his Nobel Lecture on Tuesday 8 December 2015, at the Aula Magna, Stockholm University. more

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Twelve Famous Female Chemists

March 8 is International Women’s Day. To mark the occasion, here’s a graphic which takes a quick look at a selection of pioneering female chemists! more

Nobel Prize in Physics 2016

For the development of mathematical methods to describe unusual phases of matter, David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz were awarded with the Nobel Prize in Physics 2016. more

Nobel Prize in Physics 2015

The nobel Prize in Physics 2015 was awarded to Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald for their discovery that neutrinos have a mass by discovering neutrino oscillations. more

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Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1852 – 1911) was the first person to receive the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, for his discovery of the laws of chemical dynamics and osmotic pressure in solutions. The Nobel Prize in Chemistry (Swedish : Nobelpriset i ke ... more


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