News tagged with science prize

'Breakthrough' science awards total $22 mn

Researchers in physics, mathematics and life sciences were awarded a total of $22 million in the third Breakthrough Prize Awards funded by key Silicon Valley entrepreneurs.

dateNov 09, 2015 in Other
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The dark side of Nobel prizewinning research

Think of the Nobel prizes and you think of groundbreaking research bettering mankind, but the awards have also honoured some quite unhumanitarian inventions such as chemical weapons, DDT and lobotomies.

dateOct 04, 2015 in Other
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Frenchman Tirole wins Nobel economics prize

(AP)—French economist Jean Tirole won the Nobel prize for economics Monday for research on market regulation that has helped policymakers understand how to deal with industries dominated by a few companies.

dateOct 13, 2014 in Other
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