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  1. News - World - NOBEL PRIZES

    Gurdon, Yamanaka win Nobel medicine prize

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:42pm by Associated Press in Stockholm

    ... Associated Press in Stockholm British researcher John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka of Japan won this year’s Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discovering that mature, specialised cells ... around the world and led to remarkable progress in many areas of medicine.” Gurdon, 79, has served as a professor of cell biology at Cambridge University’s Magdalene College and is currently ...

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    Congo doctor, Malala tipped for Nobel peace prize

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Malala Yousafzai, Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege or rights activists from Russia or Belarus. The first prize to be announced by the Nobel jury in Stockholm will be for medicine on Monday. But, ...

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    US pair win chemistry Nobel for cell receptors

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 06:46pm by Agence France-Presse in Stockholm

    ... works at the molecular level. The award is for chemistry but the big beneficiary should be medicine, the Nobel committee said. The pair were honoured for describing a key component of cells ... physiology at Stanford University School of Medicine in California. In a teleconference with Swedish journalists, Lefkowitz admitted he had not heard the phone ring to get the famous piece of news. ...

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    The phone call from the Nobel Committee that changes lives

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Stockholm

    ... the winners about a half an hour before the official announcement is made. The work honoured in the science fields- medicine, physics and chemistry- is often groundbreaking research done decades ago ... up at the pub on the day the Nobel Prize for medicine was announced- primarily to drown their sorrows over not winning. But in 2005, the magical call did finally come. "Once a year ...

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    Eat more chocolate…'win more Nobel prizes', scientists find

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in New York

    ... according to findings released in the New England Journal of Medicine. The Swiss, of course, lead the pack, closely followed by the Swedes and the Danes. The United States is somewhere ...

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    US scholars Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley win Nobel economics award

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Stockholm

    ... for describing the cause-and-effect relationship that exists between the economy and government policy. This year's Nobel Prizes in medicine, physics, chemistry and literature, and the Nobel Peace ...

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    Robert Lefkowitz and Brian Kobilka awarded Nobel chemistry prize

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... at Duke University in North Carolina, while Kobilka, born in 1955, is a professor of molecular and cellular physiology at Stanford University School of Medicine. In a teleconference with Swedish ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - NOBEL PRIZES

    Cat's out of the box as we peer into quantum world

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by Martin Williams

    ... Stanford University School of Medicine, "for studies of G-protein-coupled receptors". The origins of their work can be traced to the late 19th century, when scientists found adrenaline ... an outstanding school performance is not essential: a school report on John Gurdon, joint winner of this year's Nobel Prize for Medicine, said his ideas about becoming a scientist were "quite ...

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    I did my best work 50 years ago, says Nobel winner John Gurdon

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 11:58am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London British scientist John Gurdon, awarded the Nobel Medicine Prize on Monday, admitted he had done the bulk of the cell programming work for which he was honoured half a century ago. The 79-year-old, with a shock of swept-back greying blond hair, held a hastily-arranged press conference in London, just hours after being telephoned by the Nobel ...

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    Quantum particle work wins Nobel for French, US scientists

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 06:24pm by Reuters in Stockholm

    ... but for research in general, fundamental research”. Physics is the second of this year’s crop of awards; scientists from Britain and Japan shared the first prize on Monday, in medicine, for adult stem cell ...




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