Nobel Prize 2018

Nobel Prize 2018 News

Nobel Prize in Chemistry: Darwin in a test tube - how evolution can be directed to bring benefits

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018 has been awarded to three scientists who have accelerated and directed the creative power of evolution by putting “Darwin in a test-tube”.

Nobel Prize in Physics, 2018: Tools made of light, ‘optical tweezers’ and high-power laser pulses

Arthur Ashkin — who, at 96, becomes the oldest scientist ever to be awarded a Nobel Prize — is credited with having invented what is famously known as “optical tweezers”.


Nobel Medicine Prize 2018: James Allison, Tasaku Honjo honoured for 'immune checkpoint' cancer therapy

 “Immune checkpoint therapy” has revolutionised cancer treatment and has fundamentally changed the way we view how cancer can be managed.