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 ...
Nobel winner Higgs plans to retire next year
Nobel Prize-winning scientist Peter Higgs says he is hoping to fully retire next year at the age of 85—and that he once turned down a knighthood.
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.
Nobel economists: Masters of theory, if not of practice
Winning the Nobel Prize for Economics brings great prestige, but there is no guarantee the recipient will win over policymakers, the real practitioners of the dismal science.
Israeli ex-pats' Nobel win highlights brain drain (Update)
As a small country that takes special pride in the achievements of its best and brightest, Israelis were delighted that two of their own won this year's Nobel Prize for chemistry. But the celebration was ...
University of Houston nanotech company wins Goradia Innovation Prize
C-Voltaics, the nanotechnology company started by a University of Houston researcher, has been named the grand prize winner of this year's Goradia Innovation Prize.
Nobel laureate Levitt did main work 'when he was 20'
One of the three winners of the Nobel Chemistry Prize, Michael Levitt, told AFP Wednesday he was essentially awarded for work he did when he was 20 years old. ...
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. ...
Karplus, Levitt, Warshel win Nobel chemistry prize for cyber experiments (Update 3)
Three U.S.-based scientists won this year's Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for developing powerful computer models that researchers use to understand complex chemical interactions and create new drugs.