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Nobel Prize in medicine 2013: Thomas Südhof, James Rothman and Randy Schekman. PNAS

Nobel Prize in Medicine goes to cell transport discovery

The 2013 Nobel Prize in Medicine has been awarded to Thomas Südhof, James Rothman and Randy Schekman for their discoveries…
The Nobel Prize is not scratch-proof. aktivioslo

The not-so-noble past of the Nobel Prizes

When physicist Richard Feynman was asked which now-deceased person from history he would most like to speak with, and what he would say, he said: “My father. I would tell him that I won the Nobel Prize…
Graeme Carrick (left) was the first person in the world to receive a commercial cochlear implant invented by Graeme Clark (right). David Crosling/AAP

Cochlear implant creator honoured with top US prize

The creator of the cochlear implant - a revolutionary device that enables people born or made deaf through disease or trauma to hear and recognise speech - has won a top international award in clinical…
Can you play a quantum game of tennis with just one court and one ball? Javmorcas

The 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics, explained

You may have heard that this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to Serge Haroche (from College de France) and David J. Wineland (from the US National Institute of Standards and Technology…
Shinya Yamanaka and John Gurdon have received the 2012 Nobel prize for Physiology or Medicine. AAP

Nobel prize winners prove that success can be cloned

The 2012 Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology has been awarded to John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka, “for the discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent”. A pluripotent cell…
Thomas Perlmann of the Karolinska Institute announces John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka as winners of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. AAP

A win for basic science as stem cell researchers awarded Nobel prize

Scientist Shinya Yamanaka was born in 1962 – the same year that fellow scientist John Gurdon made a discovery that eventually…
For Brian Schmidt, and the rest of us, the universe is expanding. Enzo Amato

Brian Schmidt: in conversation

Professor Brian Schmidt was part of the team that won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics “for the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the universe through observations of distant supernovae”. The consequences…
Elinor Ostrom, the only woman to have won a Nobel prize for economics, was most famous for challenging the idea of the “tragedy of the commons”: that in the absence of government intervention, people will overuse shared resources. acschweigert

The grand philosopher of the Commons: in memory of Elinor Ostrom

The grand philosopher of the Commons, Elinor Ostrom, passed away on the 12th June 2012. She was a brilliant, creative polymath; a theoretician of fine precision and great intellectual power; a deviser…
Nobel Prize in Economics winners Christopher Sims and Thomas Sargent: in the neoclassic mold. AAP

Why does neoclassical thinking still dominate economics?

The Sveriges Riksbank’s Prize in Economic Sciences - or the Nobel prize in economics - awarded last week to Thomas Sargent and Christopher Sims- implicitly claims that economics is a science. But how accurate…
Ezio Rizzardo (left) and David Solomon won the prize for the invention of smart polymers. Prime Minister's Science Prizes/Bearcage

Smart plastic inventors win PM’s science prize

Two Australian chemists have won the 2011 Prime Minister’s Prize for Science for the invention of “smart plastic” technology…
Joint Nobel Prize in Economics winners Christopher Sims and Thomas Sargent have contributed a body of work over decades. AAP

Economists’ lifetime of work honoured with Nobel prize

Princeton University professor Christopher Sims and New York University economist Thomas Sargent have been jointly named the 2011 winners of the Nobel Prize in Economics (or, for the purists, the Sveriges…
Nobel Laureates: Princeton University professor Christopher Sims (left) and Thomas Sargent, a New York University economist and visiting professor at Princeton. AAP

US economists win Nobel Prize for cause and effect theories

Two US economists have been named the 2011 winners of the Nobel Prize in Economics for their research on how economies are…
Professor Brian Schmidt helped discover that the expansion of the Universe is accelerating. Belinda Pratten

Australian astrophysicist wins Nobel Prize

An astrophysicist from the Australian National University has jointly won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics for his part in…

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