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Nobel Prize 2013

Weapons Watchdog Wins Nobel Peace Prize

AP | KARL RITTER and NILS MYKLEBOST | Posted 12.10.2013 | World

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Recalling the "burning, blinding and suffocating" horrors of chemical weapons, the head of a watchdog trying to consign them to ...

Global Chemical Weapons Watchdog Awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Posted 10.11.2013 | Impact

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) was awarded the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday "for its extensive efforts to elimina...

7 Unbelievable And Hilarious Ways Nobel Prize Winners Found Out They Had Won

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 10.11.2013 | Science

We would think winning a Nobel Prize is already exciting enough, but The Swedish Academy really knows how to keep its winners on their toes. Instead o...

Alice Munro Wins Nobel Prize In Literature

Posted 01.23.2014 | Books

Canadian author Alice Munro won the 2013 Nobel Prize In Literature on Thursday for "her finely tuned storytelling." The prize, awarded by the Royal...

3 Share Nobel Prize For Chemistry

Posted 10.09.2013 | Science

Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel won the 2013 Nobel Prize For Chemistry on Wednesday "for the development of multiscale models for com...

Nobel Prize Winner Furloughed Due To Government Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

In 2012, David Wineland, a physicist with the National Institute of Standards and Technology, won the Nobel Prize in Physics for his "ground-breaking ...

2 Win Nobel Prize For Physics

Posted 10.09.2013 | Science

Francois Englert and Peter W. Higgs won the 2013 Nobel Prize For Physics on Tuesday for their research into the Higgs boson particle, nicknamed the "G...

3 Win Nobel Prize For Medicine

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 10.09.2013 | Healthy Living

James Rothman, Randy Schekman and Thomas Sudhof jointly won the 2013 Nobel Prize For Physiology or Medicine on Monday. The trio earned the prize fo...

Blind Ambition

Susan White | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Susan White

When the new prizes are announced this coming week, it will be a cause to celebrate. But it is also an occasion to reflect. In judging the merits of scientific work, we should be blind to the sex of the researcher.