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Pioneers of lithium-ion battery win 2019 Nobel Chemistry Prize

Oct 09, 2019 - 6:02 PM

(UPDATED) 'Lithium batteries have revolutionized our lives since they first entered the market in 1991,' the jury says, adding they are 'of the greatest benefit to humankind'

NOBEL PRIZE. A screen displays the portraits of the laureates of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry (L-R) John Goodenough of US, Britain's Stanley Whittingham and Japan's Akira Yoshino during a press conference at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Photo by Naina Helen Jama/TT News Agency/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

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

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

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Oct 05, 2016 - 11:48 PM

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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

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

Egypt bids farewell to Nobel prize-winning chemist

Aug 07, 2016 - 11:20 PM

Ahmed Zewail is laid to rest after being given military honors in Cairo

epa05461282 Egyptians carrying the coffin of Chemistry Nobel Prize laureate of 1999, Egyptian - US professor Ahmed Zewail during funeral in 6 October grave near Cairo 07 August 2016.Ahmed Zewail died in the US, aged 70. He won the Nobel Chemistry prize in 1999 for his study of chemical reaction in extremely short timescales, also known as Femtochemistry, to be the first Arab scientist to win the Nobel Prize EPA/HAZEM ABDEL HAMID EGYPT OUT

Super-microscope earns trio Nobel chemistry prize

Oct 08, 2014 - 5:53 PM

UPDATED Two Americans and a German on Wednesday October 8 won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for laying the foundations of an ultra powerful microscope capable of studying tissue down to the molecular level

2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry awardees (L-R) Eric Betzig, Stefan Hell, and William Moerner. Betzig photo courtesy HHMI; Hell photo by Swen Pfoertner/EPA; Moerner photo courtesy Moerner Lab/Stanford University

Trio win Nobel for taking chemistry to cyberspace

Oct 09, 2013 - 6:11 PM

Three molecular chemists won the Nobel Prize for devising computer simulations that are used to understand and predict chemical processes

CHEMISTRY AWARDEES. (L-R) Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt, and Arieh Warshel. Images courtesy of the Nobel Prize

[Science Solitaire] Aliens encounter the Nobel Prizes 2012

Dec 13, 2012 - 3:39 PM

The reason that the aliens and I should avoid Congress and the Senate is because my blood pressure rises when I think about what goes on in those spaces