Israeli president becomes Guinness Record holder
Israel's 90-year-old president, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, has added another title to his extensive repertoire: holder of a Guinness record.
Israeli prize honors foreign scientists, artist
Israel's prestigious Wolf Prize this year will honor American, Canadian, Swedish and Taiwanese scientists.
American Peter Molnar wins Crafoord science prize
American scientist Peter Molnar has been awarded the 2014 Crafoord Prize in Geosciences for a groundbreaking contribution to the understanding of the driving forces behind plate motions and the place of continents in earth's ...
How to break free from the stifling grip of luxury journals
Last week was the most memorable week of my scientific career. Accompanied by family, friends and colleagues, I was honoured with the award of a Nobel Prize in an unforgettable ceremony and banquet. That ...
A terahertz generator with the highest signal quality
Researchers at the Universidad Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M) and the firm Luz WaveLabs are developing an innovative Terahertz generator that improves signal quality by one million times as compared to the best ...
Nobel winning scientist to boycott top science journals
Your guide to the 2013 Nobel Prizes
The winners of the 2013 Nobel Prizes will collect their $1.2 million awards Tuesday at ceremonies in Stockholm and Oslo. Here's a look at the laureates and their achievements:
Can plants grow on the moon? NASA plans test in 2015
Argonne X-rays point way to Nobel Prize, better medicine
You may not know what research earned the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. But chances are that it will impact your life or that of someone you know.
Frederick Sanger, double Nobel winner, dies at 95
British biochemist Frederick Sanger, who twice won the Nobel Prize in chemistry and was a pioneer of genome sequencing, has died at the age of 95.
Aqua-Spark fund dives into fish farming future
Investment fund Aqua-Spark is setting course to make money while promoting healthier oceans and feeding the world.
Researchers shed new light on dark energy, cosmic speed-up
In a new study, Dartmouth researchers rule out a controversial theory that the accelerating expansion of the universe is an illusion.
Scientists Higgs, Englert given Spanish awards
Scientists Peter Higgs and Francois Englert, and the European CERN laboratory, have received Spain's Prince of Asturias awards from Prince Felipe at a ceremony in northern Spain.
Microscopic graphene flakes isolated in 2010—now worldwide research looks for practical applications
Andre Konstantin Geim is the only person who ever received both a Nobel and an Ig Nobel. He was born in 1958 in Russia, and is a Dutch-British physicist with German, Polish, Jewish and Ukrainian roots. "Having ...