News tagged with prize

Democracy trumps cash as key to Nobel success

For a scientist to win a Nobel Prize, many things have to come together—ample funding, a supportive environment, even luck. But one rarely recognised factor may be more important than any other: democracy.

Oct 07, 2013
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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:

Dec 10, 2013
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Ex-Norwegian PM Brundtland awarded Asian 'Nobel Prize'

Former Norwegian premier Gro Harlem Brundtland was named Wednesday as the first recipient of the Tang Prize, touted as Asia's version of the Nobels, for her work as the "godmother" of sustainable development.

Jun 18, 2014
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Nobel prize for discovering DNA up for auction

The Nobel prize awarded to Francis Crick in 1962 for discovering the structure of DNA has been put up for auction by his family along with one of his lab coats, his books and other memorabilia.

Feb 25, 2013
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