The winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize in physics says scientists shouldn't feel pressured to do research that has economic or commercial ramifications. Science for the sake of science is more important.
Female role models can inspire the next generation through many different media.
William Nordhaus showed that the market offers the best chance for preventing global catastrophe form climate change.
We need action to increase the number of black scientists if we're ever to see a black Nobel winner.
Progress has been made toward gender parity in science fields. But explicit and implicit barriers still hold women back from advancing in the same numbers as men to the upper reaches of STEM academia.
The prize recognises that violence against women has become a weapon of war.
Nature doesn't always make the things we need so three Nobel Prize winners figured out how to fast-track evolution in the lab to create medicines, biofuels and industrial chemicals for modern life.
The 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to work on how to use the principles of evolution to create new medical treatments and renewable fuels.
Donna Strickland is the first woman in 55 years to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics. Let's hope the next such award to a woman won't take so long.
Using lasers to trap and move particles changed the way we're able to study microscopic life.
The Nobel Prize for physics was awarded to three scientists for the inventions of optical tweezers – in which two laser beams can hold a tiny object – and a method for creating powerful lasers.
James Allison and Tasuku Honjo won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for encouraging immune cells to attack cancer. See how their work has revolutionized cancer therapies and medicine.
In a remarkably short period of time, drugs that harness the power of the immune system, have been used to successfully treat many cancers.
Allison and Honjo discovered how inhibiting the brakes in our immune systems can be used to treat cancer.