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:

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 completely integrate ...

Colombia among top picks for Nobel Peace Prize

The architects of a historic accord to end Colombia's 52-year war are among the favourites to win this year's Nobel Peace Prize as speculation mounts ahead of next week's honours.

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