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Nobel Prize


6th international diabetes summit (virtual) from March 4-6

February 15, 2022 5:47 pm

Over 50 young researchers will present posters and free papers to win the ‘Chellaram Foundation Diabetes Research Awards’ for Basic Science and Clinical Science categories.

Despite dubious forays in recent times, Luc Montagnier will be recognised as a modern medicine great

February 12, 2022 9:05 am

In recent times, Montagnier earned the ire of his peers for questioning Covid vaccination and peddling pseudoscience. But the world will know him better as the virologist whose work unravelled HIV and led to removing misinformation on AIDS.

Luc Montagnier, Nobel-winning co-discoverer of HIV, dies at 89

February 11, 2022 7:58 am

Luc Montagnier, a French virologist who shared a Nobel Prize in 2008 for discovering the virus that causes AIDS, died Tuesday in the Paris suburb of Neuilly-sur-Seine.

In a Boston court, a superstar of science falls to Earth

December 22, 2021 2:46 pm

Although it is not illegal to participate in Chinese recruitment programs, scientists are required to disclose their participation to the US government, which also funds their research and may view it as a conflict of interest.

Abdulrazak Gurnah and the vast world of the Indian Ocean

October 23, 2021 7:24 am

The 2021 Nobel laureate for literature has an unparalleled felicity for stitching together histories of Arab sultanates, Indian merchants, and European colonisers in the 19th century with moving stories of refugees in the postcolonial world

Economics Nobel laureates and the credibility revolution

October 21, 2021 7:36 am

Pranav Patil writes: The work of this year’s Nobel Prize-winning economists helped in formulating more rigorous, objective and rational interventions to solve problems like poverty

Search for home is at the heart of Abdulrazak Gurnah's work

October 16, 2021 7:29 am

In the Nobel Prize-winning writer's novels, migration is not a single act, but a continuing process in which ordinary people are caught between the memory of violence past and present. But in the end, they do come through.

Explained: Top prize for labour economics

October 12, 2021 9:04 am

The winners of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel gave insights on the relationship between education and future earnings, and between minimum wages and employment

Philippines: Duterte's office 'happy' about Ressa's Nobel Prize

October 11, 2021 10:44 pm

Maria Ressa, a tireless advocate for free press in the Philippines and the co-founder of the Rappler news site, won the Nobel Prize on October 8.

Nobel Prize 2021 in Economics awarded to David Card, Joshua Angrist and Guido Imbens

October 11, 2021 6:35 pm

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said the three have “completely reshaped empirical work in the economic sciences.”


Nobel Prize 2017 goes to ICAN: A look at previous winners from India

October 06, 2017 6:37 pm

The Nobel Prize winner of 2017 is International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). From India, there have been five winners of the Nobel Prize. Here is a compilation of the same.

Kailash Satyarthi hands over his Nobel to President Pranab Mukherjee

January 07, 2015 4:23 pm

The medal will be kept in Rashtrapati Bhawan and will be later put on display for the public.


Meet the activists fighting sexual violence who received the Nobel Peace Prize

June 22, 2020 6:14 pm

Nadia Murad, a survivor of sexual violence by the Islamic State, and Dr Denis Mukwege, a gynecological surgeon, were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their campaigns against the use of rape as a weapon of war.