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Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Nobel Winner Escaped Nazis As A Young Boy

Agence France Presse | | Posted 12.09.2013 | World

Martin Karplus, one of three scientists who won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry on Wednesday, escaped the Nazis and the Holocaust aged just eight-years-...

Forecasting the Nobels: Predicting the Science Winners of the World's Most Prestigious Prize

Christopher King | Posted 11.25.2013 | Science
Christopher King

In two weeks, the Nobel Prizes will be announced from Stockholm, conferring science's highest accolade on a very few chosen researchers. In celebration, Thomson Reuters has released its annual list of Citation Laureates.

2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry: Did the 'Right' Science Get Its Due?

Bassam Z. Shakhashiri | Posted 12.10.2012 | Science
Bassam Z. Shakhashiri

Chemistry of today is no longer the chemistry of Alfred Nobel's time, or even of a few decades ago. Things have changed. The traditional borders between chemistry and other fields -- especially biology -- are blurring. The 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was a fantastic development.

Americans Win Nobel In Chemistry

AP | Posted 10.07.2013 | Science

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Americans Robert Lefkowitz and Brian Kobilka won the 2012 Nobel Prize in chemistry Wednesday for studies of proteins that let body ...

Svante Arrhenius: Two Out of Three Ain't Bad

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

The greenhouse effect and climate change have been front-page, headline-grabbing stuff for decades now. But scientists have been studying the phenomenon for more than a century, Arrhenius included.

Harvard Students Promote Science Education in New Book

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
James M. Gentile

Five current or recent Harvard undergraduates hope to inspire high school students to become involved in science with a new book titled Success with Science: The Winners' Guide to High School Research.

Nobel Prize: Suzuki, Heck, Negishi Share Chemistry Prize

Bloomberg | Eva Von Schaper and Allison Connolly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Two Japanese scientists and an American researcher won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for making it easier to recreate carbon-based molecules found in n...

2 Americans, 1 Israeli win Nobel chemistry prize

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW YORK — Two Americans and an Israeli won a Nobel Prize in chemistry Wednesday for creating detailed blueprints of the protein-making machiner...