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New Mars rover named after DNA pioneer Rosalind Franklin

Feb 07, 2019 - 11:31 PM

Cambridge-educated Franklin 'helped us understand life on Earth and now her namesake will do the same on Mars,' says UK Science Minister Chris Skidmore

NEW MARS ROVER. A picture shows a working prototype of the newly named Rosalind Franklin ExoMars rover at the Airbus Defense and Space facility in Stevenage, north of London on February 7, 2019. Photo by Ben Stansall/AFP

Nobel peace prize shines light on rape in conflict

Dec 10, 2018 - 12:13 PM

The Norwegian Nobel Committee says the prize was 'for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict'

NOBEL PEACE PRIZE. Nobel Peace Prize laureates Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi activist Nadia Murad hug at the end of a press conference on December 9, 2018 in Oslo. Photo by Tobias Schwarz/AFP

35 top prize winners warn Brexit will damage science

Oct 23, 2018 - 3:47 PM

The 29 Nobel Prize winners in science and 6 recipients of the Fields Medal say open European borders have helped the continent make up ground lost to US researchers in the wake of World War II

BREXIT. Union and European flags flutter in the breeze in central London. File photo by Niklas Hallen/AFP

Why more women don’t win science Nobels

Oct 13, 2018 - 10:40 AM

Only 3% of these prizes have gone to women since 1901

NOBEL LAUREATE. Professor Dr. Donna Strickland is applauded during a news conference at the University of Waterloo to field questions about her shared Nobel Prize in Physics, October 2, 2018 in Waterloo, Canada. Photo by Cole Burston/Getty Images/AFP


[ANALYSIS] Leila de Lima and the Nobel Peace Prize

Oct 11, 2018 - 5:22 PM

It's just a matter of time before Senator De Lima starts getting considered for the ultimate global award of all

Trio wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry for research harnessing evolution

Oct 03, 2018 - 6:18 PM

(UPDATED) American scientists Frances Arnold and George Smith and British researcher Gregory Winter win the Nobel Chemistry Prize

NOBEL LAUREATES. Screen displays portraits of Frances H Arnold and George P Smith, both of the US, and Gregory P Winter of Great Britain during the announcement of the winners of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemestry at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on October 3, 2018 in Stockholm. Photo by Jonas Ekstromer/ TT News Agency/AFP

Canadian Nobel physics laureate hails womens' progress

Oct 03, 2018 - 5:08 PM

Nobel prize winner Donna Strickland was praised 'for inspiring other women and young girls to dream without limits and pursue the careers of their choice'

NOBEL LAUREATE. Professor Dr. Donna Strickland is applauded during a news conference at the University of Waterloo to field questions about her shared Nobel Prize in Physics, October 2, 2018 in Waterloo, Canada. Photo by Cole Burston/Getty Images/AFP

Trio wins Nobel Physics Prize for laser research

Oct 02, 2018 - 6:38 PM

(UPDATED) For their work in the field of laser physics, Arthur Askin of the US, and the tandem of France's Gerard Mourou and Donna Strickland of Canada, share the Nobel Prize

NOBEL WINNERS. A screen displays portraits of Arthur Ashkin of the United States, Gerard Mourou of France and Donna Strickland of Canada during the announcement of the winners of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on October 2, 2018 in Stockholm. Photo by Hanna Franzen

Nobel-winning therapy weaponizes immune system against cancer

Oct 02, 2018 - 1:19 PM

While chemotherapy destroys cancerous cells along with normal cells – often with toxic and debilitating effects on a patient – immunotherapy unleashes the body's immune system to target tumor cells

American, Japanese pair win Nobel Medicine Prize for cancer therapy

Oct 01, 2018 - 7:10 PM

For figuring out how to help the patient's own immune system tackle the cancer more quickly, immunologists James Allison of the US and Tasuku Honjo of Japan win the 2018 Nobel Prize for medicine

Members of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine (L-R) Edvard Smith, Anna Wedell and Klas Kaerre sit in front of a screen displaying portraits of James P Allison (L) and Tasuku Honjo during the announcement of the winners of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, during a press conference at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, on October 1, 2018. James P Allison of US and Tasuku Honjo of Japan won Nobel Medicine Prize for their achievements in cancer treatment. Jonathan NACKSTRAND / AFP

Blank page for Nobel Literature Prize in 2018 awards season

Sep 28, 2018 - 11:29 AM

Without the Literature Prize, this year's other high-profile Nobel is the Peace Prize, to be announced in Oslo on Friday, October 5

Simple blood test may reveal your body's inner clock

Sep 11, 2018 - 2:55 PM

Researchers have designed a blood test that can measure a person's inner body clock within 1.5 hours, an advance that may help personalize medical treatments in the future

Swedish intellectuals form new literature prize in Nobel protest

Jul 07, 2018 - 12:25 PM

However, some observers are skeptical about whether the New Academy can compare with the Nobel Literature Prize's history of recognizing distinguished authors

NEW PRIZE. More than 100 Swedish intellectuals form a new literature award giving body in protest, after the Swedish Academy, which selects Nobel laureates, plunged into a crisis over long-standing ties to a man accused of sexual assault on several women. File photo of Nobel Museum by Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP

No Nobel Literature Prize after #MeToo turmoil

May 04, 2018 - 11:54 PM

For the first time in almost 70 years there will be no Nobel Literature Prize this year

NO WINNER. Anders Olsson, the acting permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy, annonunces that the Swedish Academy has decided to postpone the award of the 2018 Nobel literature prize, during an interview to the Swedish newsagency TT News Agency in Stockholm, May 4, 2018. Photo by Janerik Henriksson/ TT News Agency / AFP

2018 Nobel Literature Prize postponed after #MeToo turmoil – Swedish Academy

May 04, 2018 - 5:25 PM

The academy is linked to a man facing rape and sexual assault allegations

NOBEL PRIZE. The 2017 Nobel Prize Awards ceremony is held at the Stockholm Center in December 2017. Photo by Alexander Mahmoud/Nobel Media AB

U.S.'s Thaler wins Nobel for 'making economics more human'

Oct 09, 2017 - 6:11 PM

(UPDATED) The Nobel jury awards the US economist the prize for his work on how human traits affect individual decisions as well as market outcomes

NOBEL PRIZE WINNER. Picture taken on June 22, 2014 shows US economist Richard Thaler after he was awarded the 2014 Global Economy Prize during the award ceremony in Kiel, northern Germany. US economist Richard Thaler on October 9, 2017 won the Nobel Economics Prize for his pioneering work on the psychology of economics, the jury said. Photo by Carsten Rehder/ POOL / AFP

Anti-nuclear campaign ICAN wins Nobel Peace Prize

Oct 06, 2017 - 5:52 PM

(UPDATED) Founded in Vienna in 2007, ICAN (the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons) comprises more than 400 NGOs and has mobilized supporters and celebrities alike in its cause.

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Oct 06, 2017 - 11:00 AM

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Trio takes chemistry Nobel for 'cool' method to study molecules

Oct 04, 2017 - 6:19 PM

(UPDATED) Scientists Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson win the Nobel Chemistry Prize for the development of cryo-electron microscopy

2017 CHEMISTRY LAUREATES. A screen displays portraits of winners of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry on October 4, 2017 at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm, Sweden (L-R) Jacques Dubochet from Switzerland, Joachim Frank from the US and Richard Henderson from Britain. Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP

U.S. trio wins physics Nobel for detection of waves from black hole collisions

Oct 03, 2017 - 6:15 PM

(UPDATED) US astrophysicists Barry Barish, Kip Thorne and Rainer Weiss win the 2017 Nobel Physics Prize for their discovery of gravitational waves

WINNERS. Laureates (L-R) Rainer Weiss, Barry C Barish and Kip S Thorne are pictured on a display during the announcement of the 2017 Nobel Prize winners in Physics on October 3, 2017, at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm. Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP

U.S. body clock geneticists take 2017 Nobel Medicine Prize

Oct 02, 2017 - 5:54 PM

(3rd UPDATE) US trio Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young win the 2017 Nobel Medicine Prize for their work on internal biological clocks known as the circadian rhythm

WINNERS. Winners of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (L-R) Jeffrey C Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W Young are pictured on a display during a press conference at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm on October 2, 2017. Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP

Nobel 2017 season opens with medicine prize

Oct 02, 2017 - 11:32 AM

Like every year, speculation is rife about the possible winners, given the number of worthy laureates in the fields of medicine, physics, chemistry, literature, peace and economics

In this file photo, a portrait of Swedish inventor and scholar Alfred Nobel can be seen on the speaker's desk at the Nobel Forum in Stockholm, prior to the announcement of the Nobel Prize in Medicine on October 3, 2016. Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP

Chinese Nobel laureate too sick to travel abroad – hospital

Jul 08, 2017 - 11:12 PM

Beijing has come under fire over its treatment of activist Liu Xiaobo and for waiting until he became terminally sick to release him from prison more than a month ago

NOBEL AWARDEE. In this file photo, a man walks in front of a poster of Chinese dissident and peace prize laureate Liu Xiaobo at an exhibition at the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, December 9, 2010. Odd Andersen/File/AFP

Bob Dylan accused of plagiarism in Nobel Prize lecture

Jun 14, 2017 - 12:50 PM

The legendary American songwriter may have lifted phrases from SparkNotes Moby Dick study guide

Bob Dylan finally accepts 2016 Nobel prize

Apr 02, 2017 - 9:13 AM

The Nobel diploma and medal were handed to Dylan at a private ceremony in Stockholm attended by 12 academy members

NOBEL AWARDEE. This file photo taken on June 3, 1984 shows US singer Bob Dylan performing during a concert at the Olympic stadium in Munich, southern Germany. Istvan Bajzat / DPA / AFP

Bob Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm on the weekend

Mar 29, 2017 - 7:19 PM

Bob Dylan the first songwriter to win the prestigious prize will not hold the traditional Nobel lecture during the meeting

NOBEL LAUREATE. This file photo taken on June 3, 1984 shows US singer Bob Dylan performing during a concert at the Olympic stadium in Munich, southern Germany. Istvan Bajzat / DPA / AFP

Bangladesh Nobel laureate sued over 'unpaid arrears'

Mar 15, 2017 - 7:40 PM

The cases filed by 10 former and current employees name Grameen Telecom and its chairman Mohammad Yunus who won the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize after the success of his Grameen Bank in reducing poverty

Nobel fetes Colombia peace deal but Dylan no-show

Dec 10, 2016 - 10:45 PM

UPDATED The Colombian peace agreement is a ray of hope in a world troubled by so many conflicts and so much intolerance Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos poses with the medal and diploma during the Peace Prize awarding ceremony at the City Hall in Oslo on December 10, 2016. NTB Scanpix / Lise Aserud / AFP

Zooming in on the incredibly small: Nobel science minds 2016

Dec 09, 2016 - 7:45 AM

[Science Solitaire] This year s Nobel Prize winners in science have one thing in common: they worked on incredibly small things

Dylan snubs Nobel, Santos to accept Peace Prize in Oslo

Dec 08, 2016 - 10:57 AM

The Nobel prizes are traditionally awarded every December 10th the anniversary of the death of prize creator Alfred Nobel a Swedish inventor philanthropist and industrialist

This picture taken on December 10, 2010 shows the front of the Nobel medal awarded to the Nobel Peace Prize laureate for 2010, jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiabo. Berit Roald/Scanpix/AFP

Berita selebriti hari ini: Kamis, 17 November 2016

Nov 17, 2016 - 10:41 AM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

Mario Vargas Llosa on writing, love, and dictatorships

Nov 04, 2016 - 9:48 PM

What does the 2010 Nobel Prize Winner in Literature have to say about Bob Dylan s victory?

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Nobel laureate Bob Dylan: Uneasy 'voice of a generation'

Oct 14, 2016 - 9:37 AM

If the phrase voice of a generation were trademarked it may well belong to Bob Dylan – but the singer and poet has been an uneasy spokesman

NOBEL LAUREATE. This file photo taken on June 3, 1984 shows US singer Bob Dylan performing during a concert at the Olympic stadium in Munich, southern Germany. Istvan Bajzat / DPA / AFP

Bob Dylan, pemenang Nobel Sastra 2016

Oct 13, 2016 - 9:21 PM

Ia menjadi penulis lagu pertama yang memenangkan penghargaan ini

Bob Dylan menjadi penulis lagu pertama yang pernah memenangkan Nobel Prize in Literature. Foto oleh Fred Tanneau/AFP.

Bob Dylan menjadi penulis lagu pertama yang pernah memenangkan Nobel Prize in Literature. Foto oleh Fred Tanneau/AFP.

Bob Dylan wins 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature

Oct 13, 2016 - 7:00 PM

UPDATED Singer songwriter Bob Dylan is awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition

NOBEL LAUREATE. This file photo taken on July 22, 2012 shows US poet and folk singer Bob Dylan performing during the 21st edition of the Vieilles Charrues music festival in Carhaix-Plouguer, western France. Fed Tanneau/AFP

Speculations abound ahead of Nobel Literature Prize

Oct 12, 2016 - 4:00 PM

Award watchers suggest this year s honors could go to a controversial writer

WHO WILL BE NEXT? The 2015 Nobel literature laureate Svetlana Alexievich (L) of Belarus poses with the award during the 2015 Nobel prize award ceremony in Stockholm Concert Hall on December 10, 2015. Marcus Ericsson / TT News Agency / AFP

2016 Nobel Prize in Economics awarded to pair for work on contract theory

Oct 10, 2016 - 5:21 PM

UPDATED Economists Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström are awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for their work on contract theory

NOBEL LAUREATES. Bengt Holmstrom and Oliver Hart. Photos courtesy MIT, Harvard

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Oct 07, 2016 - 9:43 PM

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Juan Manuel Santos: Colombia rebels' archenemy turned peacemaker

Oct 07, 2016 - 5:50 PM

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos recipient of the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize is a wealthy businessman who staked his political legacy on making peace with the FARC rebels

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos speaks during a media conference in Manila, November 17, 2015. Photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos awarded 2016 Nobel Peace Prize

Oct 07, 2016 - 4:30 PM

UPDATED The 2016 Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos for his efforts in the Colombian peace process the Norwegian Nobel Committee announces

Handout picture released by the Colombian Presidency showing Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos speaking during a press conference at Narino Palace in Bogota on October 5, 2016. Cesar Carrion/Colombian Presidency/AFP

Daftar penerima Penghargaan Nobel Perdamaian dalam 10 tahun terakhir

Oct 07, 2016 - 10:37 AM

Siapa yang akan mendapatkan Nobel Peace Prize tahun 2016?

A photo taken October 2004 in Oslo shows the Nobel Peace Prize medal. Gunnar Lier/Scanpix/AFP

From Iran deal brokers to Greek islanders, Nobel peace prize wide open

Oct 06, 2016 - 3:22 PM

UPDATED This year the Norwegian Nobel Institute has received a whopping 376 nominations for the peace prize a huge increase from the previous record of 278 in 2014

A photo taken October 2004 in Oslo shows the Nobel Peace Prize medal. Gunnar Lier/Scanpix/AFP

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Trio awarded 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for work on molecular machines

Oct 05, 2016 - 5:45 PM

UPDATED Jean Pierre Sauvage Sir J Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L Feringa are awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their work on molecular machines

NEW LAUREATES. Sauvage, Fraser, and Feringa. Illustrations by Niklas Elmehed / Courtesy Nobel Foundation

New elements or rechargeable batteries for Nobel Chemistry Prize?

Oct 05, 2016 - 11:01 AM

The chemistry prize is the third Nobel to be announced this week

British trio awarded Physics Nobel for work on 'exotic matter'

Oct 04, 2016 - 5:45 PM

UPDATED David J Thouless F Duncan M Haldane and J Michael Kosterlitz share the 2016 Physics Nobel for their work on theoretical discoveries of topological phase transition and topological phases of matter

Thouless, Haldane, Kosterlitz. Illustrations by Niklas Elmehed / Photo courtesy the Nobel Foundation

Gravitational waves, dark matter eyed for Nobel Physics Prize

Oct 04, 2016 - 10:44 AM

The physics prize is the second of the Nobels to be awarded after the medicine prize

Artist's illustration of two black holes merging. Image courtesy LIGO/Caltech

Japan's Yoshinori Ohsumi awarded 2016 Nobel medicine prize

Oct 03, 2016 - 5:22 PM

UPDATED Japanese scientist Yoshinori Ohsumi is awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on autophagy or the process of cells recycling its own content

NOBEL WINNER. Yoshinori Ohsumi. Image courtesy Tokyo Institute of Technology

Nobel medicine prize opens 2016 awards season

Oct 03, 2016 - 12:26 PM

As always predicting the names of the winners is a game of chance especially given the number of people worthy of the honors

This picture taken on December 10, 2010 shows the front of the Nobel medal awarded to the Nobel Peace Prize laureate for 2010, jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiabo. Berit Roald/Scanpix/AFP

Two Nobel judges to step down over ethics scandal

Sep 07, 2016 - 9:56 AM

Two members of the assembly that awards the Nobel prize for medicine are to quit for failing to heed warnings about a major ethics scandal