The Nobel Prize for Economics was today awarded to Professor Richard H Thaler of the University of Chicago. Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan’s name was among those doing the rounds
Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro’s writings call out to a part in each one of us whose existence we often don’t want to acknowledge. His characters struggle with their interpretation of historical events and their involvement in those.
According to Clarivate, Raghuram Rajan is considered a candidate for his “contributions illuminating the dimensions of decisions in corporate finance”.
Nobel Peace Prize 2017: International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) paid a tribute to the survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
The Nobel Committee corrects course — chooses a Japan-born Briton who, despite not being Murakami, has long been considered adequately worthy of the Award.
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The Nobel Peace Prize committee in Sweden said that the award was given to Kazuo Ishiguro for uncovering the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world.
The use of cryo-electron microscopy, developed separately by the Laureates, allows biomolecules to be frozen mid-movement, and to be portrayed at atomic resolution. This technology, the Nobel Committee said, ‘has moved biochemistry into a new era’.
The 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to three scientists for the development of a method that help detect biomolecules structures.
A look at the spectacular “career” of Drosophila in genetics, the tiny insect that has pages dedicated to it on the websites of some of the most prestigious universities and research institutes of the world.
Swedish Academy makes amends for 2016 ‘miss’, recognises Laureates’ ‘decisive contributions to Ligo detector and the observation of gravitational waves’ — a vindication of Einstein’s prediction, and the biggest thing in physics since the discovery of Higgs boson.
From CV Raman to Kailash Satyarthi, here is where and what Nobel Prize awardees from India studied.
The three are Rainer Weiss of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Barry Barish and Kip Thorne of the California Institute of Technology.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2017 has gone to three American scientists for the discovery of the molecular mechanisms that control circadian rhythms, the biological clock that anticipates day/night cycles to optimise the physiology and behaviour of organisms.
American trio, Jeffrey C Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W Young, have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine for their discoveries explaining “how plants, animals and humans adapt their biological rhythm so that it is synchronised with the Earth’s revolutions.”