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Nobel

NOBEL NEWS

Upside-down rhinoceros research wins satiric Ig Nobel Prize

September 10, 2021 10:45 am

This year, each winner was given a paper trophy to assemble themselves and a counterfeit Zimbabwean $10 trillion note.

Interview: Battery pioneer Akira Yoshino on Tesla, Apple and the electric future

August 26, 2021 12:49 pm

If autonomous electric vehicles can become practical, that will cause a huge change in the way people use vehicles, he says.

Journey and the prize

October 09, 2020 8:49 am

Nobel for chemistry speaks of irrepressible ambition of science. And tells a story of two women scientists.

V S Naipaul, Nobel prize winning author, passes away at 85

August 12, 2018 12:58 pm

In an extraordinary career spanning half a century, Naipaul travelled as a self-described `barefoot colonial' from his rural childhood to upper-class England, and was hailed as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century.

Trust Thy Neighbour: An indigenous marketing technique in Mizoram is about honesty and goodwill

June 21, 2015 1:27 pm

It is a unique way to buy and sell, a novel kind of grassroots commerce, an indigenously developed small-scale agricultural marketing technique even.

Scrapbooks by mom give peek into Hemingway childhood

July 22, 2013 1:03 am

People:John F Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum has made public five of Hemingway scrapbooks for the first time

Pearls of Wisdom

September 01, 2012 7:12 am

What a charming problem we have here!

Paris-cide

March 20, 2009 11:56 pm

When Jean-Paul Sartre refused the Nobel in 1964,it wasn’t a stunt of one kind or the other.