Two Japanese, one American win Nobel Prize in physics
An invention that promises to revolutionize the way the world lights its homes and offices—and already helps create the glowing screens of mobile phones, computers and TVs— earned a Nobel Prize on Tuesday ...
The 2014 Nobel Prizes at a glance
(AP)—All winners of the 2014 Nobel Prizes have now been announced, starting with the medicine award a week ago and ending with the economics prize on Monday.
True or false: How well do you know Nobel Prizes?
Nobel season is upon us. On Monday, the Nobel Prize judges will begin a series of daily announcements revealing this year's winners. To help avoid any embarrassing water-cooler faux pas, here's a true-or-false ...
Three US economists win Nobel for work on asset prices
Three American professors won the Nobel prize for economics Monday for shedding light on how stock, bond and house prices move over time— work that's changed how people around the world invest.
Jury member says Nobel physics decision 'wrong'
The Nobel Prize in Physics should also have gone to the CERN laboratory in Switzerland, a member of the awarding committee said Wednesday. ...
A glance at secret process behind Nobel delay
The Nobel Prize judges delayed the announcement of the physics winner by an hour Tuesday—but they can't say why for 50 years.
Smart sock for baby monitoring in funding campaign
The art and science of guessing a Nobel Prize
Guessing who will win a Nobel Prize is a bit like forecasting the stock market: Experts don't seem to do it any better than laymen.
Obscenity, whale snot take top honors at Ig Nobels
A British scientist has proven what most people already know - letting fly with a few choice obscenities when you hurt yourself actually makes you feel better.
Financial security, more than money alone, may be key to happiness, study says
A study of the mental state of the modern American woman by a Princeton University psychologist has found a powerful link between concerns over financial security and satisfaction with one's life.
Malala, Satyarthi win Nobel Peace Prize
Taliban attack survivor Malala Yousafzai became the youngest Nobel winner ever as she and Kailash Satyarthi of India won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for working to protect children from slavery, extremism ...
Modiano wins Nobel for works about Nazi occupation
Patrick Modiano of France, who has made a lifelong study of the Nazi occupation and its effects on his country, won the 2014 Nobel Prize in literature Thursday for what one academic called "crystal clear ...
A look at the married couples who have won Nobels
Using science to avoid ethnic violence
What if we could use science to understand, accurately predict, and ultimately avoid, ethnic violence? A new study published in PLOS ONE does just that. The key to peace, the theory argues, is to either comple ...