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Elsevier Celebrates Nine 2010 Nobel Laureates and Honors Achievements With Freely Available Prize-Winning Research

October 27, 2010

AMSTERDAM, October 27, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ –

– Tribute Website Provides Laureate Research on In-Vitro Fertilization,
Revolutionary Processes in Physics and Chemistry, and Labor and Housing
Market Theory

Elsevier, the leading scientific, technical and medical publisher
announced today the launch of a Nobel tribute website
(http://www.elsevier.com/nobel) to honor nine 2010 Nobel laureates and
provide free access to their research published by Elsevier. The 2010
Laureates will be honored at the Nobel Prize Ceremony on December 10 in
Stockholm.

“For more than half a century, the vast majority of Nobel Laureates have
published in Elsevier journals and books and served as editors and editorial
board members,” said Youngsuk ‘Y.S.’ Chi, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer, Science & Technology for Elsevier. “We feel privileged to have had
the opportunity to work with these remarkable scientists in the publication
of their research.”

Elsevier has published research from all nine researchers honored from
the fields of medicine, physics, chemistry and Economics. The freely
available research published by the Nobel Laureates with Elsevier is
available at http://www.elsevier.com/nobel. Elsevier salutes these scholars,
and is proud to recognize their revolutionary research and contribution to
society:

Medicine: Robert Edwards was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or
Medicine for the development of human in vitro fertilization (IVF) therapy.
His achievements have made it possible to treat infertility, a medical
condition affecting more than 10 percent of all couples worldwide. Dr.
Edwards, who is now professor emeritus at the University of Cambridge,
founded the journal Reproductive BioMedicine Online (
http://www.rbmojournal.com/ ) in 2000 and published it independently for 10
years. Having developed it and ensured its place among the leading journals
in the field of reproductive medicine, he began handing over the reins for
the journal in 2009, becoming Editor Emeritus of RBMOnline. In 2010 Elsevier
became the publisher of this innovative journal.

Physics: Andrew Geim and Konstantin Novoselov shared the Nobel Prize in
Physics “for groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional
material graphene.” Geim, Professor of Physics and Royal Society 2010
Anniversary Research Professor at the University of Manchester, is an
Advisory Board member to Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and
Nanostructures (
http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/600554/descripti
on#description ) and former Editorial Board member. Both have published many
of their own papers with Elsevier, and Geim has served as guest editor,
organizing several topical issues on graphene for Solid State Communications
(http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/230/description
#description).

Chemistry: Richard F. Heck, Ei-ichi Negishi and Akira Suzuki were awarded
the 2010 Nobel Prize in Chemistry “for palladium-catalyzed cross couplings in
organic synthesis.” Heck, Professor at the University of Delaware, has
published in Inorganica Chimica Acta ( http://www.elsevier.com/locate/ica),
the Journal of Organometallic Chemistry
(http://www.elsevier.com/locate/inca/504090) and Tetrahedron Letters
(http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/233/description
#description). Negishi, Professor at Purdue University in Indiana, has
published in Heterocycles, Inorganica Chimica Acta (
http://www.elsevier.com/locate/ica), the Journal of Molecular Catalysis A:
Chemical (http://www.elsevier.com/locate/molcata), the Journal of
Organometallic Chemistry (http://www.elsevier.com/locate/inca/504090),
Polyhedron (http://www.elsevier.com/locate/poly), Tetrahedron (
http://www.elsevier.com/locate/tet), Tetrahedron Asymmetry (
http://www.elsevier.com/locate/tetasy) and Tetrahedron Letters
(http://www.elsevier.com/locate/tetlet).

Suzuki, Professor at Hokkaido University published one of his first
papers (http://www.tinyurl.com/2b8k28m) on Pd coupling in Tetrahedron Letters
(http://www.elsevier.com/locate/tetlet). He has also published in the Journal
of Organometallic Chemistry ( http://www.elsevier.com/locate/inca/504090) and
Tetrahedron ( http://www.elsevier.com/locate/tet).

Economics: The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of

Alfred Nobel was awarded jointly to Peter A. Diamond, Dale T. Mortensen and
Christopher A. Pissarides “for their analysis of markets with search
frictions.” Their models help us understand the ways in which unemployment,
job vacancies and wages are affected by regulation and economic policy.
Besides publishing many of their own papers with Elsevier, Dale Mortensen serves as an Advisory Board member for Review of Economic Dynamics
(http://www.elsevier.com/locate/red )and Peter Diamond is an Advisory Board
member for the Journal of Public Economics (
http://www.elsevier.com/locate/jpube).

About Elsevier

Elsevier is a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and
medical information products and services. The company works in partnership
with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000
journals, including The Lancet (http://www.thelancet.com/) and Cell
9http://www.cell.com/), and close to 20,000 book titles, including major
reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier’s online solutions include
SciVerse ScienceDirect (http://www.sciencedirect.com/), SciVerse Scopus
(http://www.scopus.com/home.url), Reaxys (
http://notice.reaxys.com/maintenance.html), MD Consult (
http://www.mdconsult.com/php/222075573-2/homepage) and Nursing Consult
(http://www.nursingconsult.com/php/222075595-2/home.html), which enhance the
productivity of science and health professionals, and the SciVal suite
(http://www.scival.com/) and MEDai’s Pinpoint Review (http://www.medai.com/),
which help research and health care institutions deliver better outcomes more
cost-effectively.

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http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/homepage.cws_home) employs 7,000 people
worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC (
http://www.reedelsevier.com/Pages/Home.aspx), a world-leading publisher and
information provider, which is jointly owned by Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed
Elsevier NV. The ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London
Stock Exchange), RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).

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