Japan celebrated three more Nobel prizes Wednesday, including for a scientist remembered as the salaryman who stood up to a corporation—and won.
US-based researcher Shuji Nakamura, one of three scientists to win the Nobel Prize Tuesday for Physics, said he was delighted to see his "dream of LED lighting" become a reality.
An invention that promises to revolutionize the way the world lights its homes and offices—and already helps create the glowing screens of mobile phones, computers and TVs— earned a Nobel Prize on Tuesday for two Japanese ...
Norway's "Curie couple", May-Britt and Edvard Moser, have been virtually inseparable since their university days, but when news broke they had won the Nobel Medicine Prize, they were hundreds of miles apart.
Generations of scientists have pored over a seemingly basic but ultimately complex skill: how are humans able to find their way from one spot to another?
A Norwegian animal rights group said Monday it was sad that the Nobel Medicine Prize went to research involving "very invasive" experiments with rats' brains.
Norwegians May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser are not the first husband-and-wife team to win a Nobel Prize together.
Nobel season is upon us. On Monday, the Nobel Prize judges will begin a series of daily announcements revealing this year's winners. To help avoid any embarrassing water-cooler faux pas, here's a true-or-false guide to the ...
Awarding Nobels decades after the original scientific discovery could lead to the coveted prize becoming irrelevant, some observers say, as ageing researchers miss out on their turn to get the long-awaited call from Sweden.