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2011-05-09 08:00:00

STOCKHOLM, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a global initiative between Nobel Media AB, the media company of the Nobel Foundation and AstraZeneca the pharmaceutical company, staff and students at The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine will have the rare opportunity to meet and learn from a Nobel Prize awarded scientist, Dr Michael Brown, on May 12, 2011. Awarded the 1985 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, Dr Brown will give a lecture at his alma mater, entitled...

2010-12-10 09:13:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from Sweden at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=44599630-0880-4a89-8aba-701d1a4e3cb9# December 10 is Nobel Day in Sweden, when the year's Nobel Laureates in Physics, Chemistry, Medicine and Literature are invited to the capital Stockholm to receive their prizes. 'This Month In Sweden' dedicates December to innovation, introducing three small Swedish companies with big ideas that are improving lives around...

2009-10-20 04:00:00

STOCKHOLM, October 20 /PRNewswire/ -- YouTube viewers worldwide have the unique opportunity to "Ask a Nobel Laureate" a question on the official Nobel Prize YouTube channel (http://www.youtube.com/thenobelprize). Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2006, John Mather, an astrophysicist from NASA, is the first Nobel Laureate to participate and he will answer a selection of questions from the online community. Nobelprize.org, the official web site of the Nobel Foundation, manages The...

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2009-10-06 12:40:00

The 2009 Nobel Prize was awarded to three physicists on Tuesday for work on fiber optics and light sensing that helped unleash the Information Technology revolution, AFP reported. The Nobel jury hailed Charles Kao, Willard Boyle and George Smith as "the masters of light" for transforming communications from copper-wire telephony and postal mail to the era of the Internet, email and instant messaging. It said the men created many practical innovations for everyday life and provided new tools...

2009-09-30 08:00:00

STOCKHOLM, September 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Nobelprize.org has expanded its range of services that can provide you with the official news about the 2009 Nobel Prize Announcements as soon as they happen. The first announcement, for the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, will be made on October 5, (see the full timetable of announcements here). You can receive the news the exact moment the announcements are made public in the following ways: Live web cast on Nobelprize.org. The press...

2009-09-23 08:00:00

STOCKHOLM, September 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Nobelprize.org announces the launch of Nerve Signaling ( http://nobelprize.org/educational_games/medicine/nerve_signaling/), a new educational multimedia production for high school students and educators. It illustrates and explains how the Nobel Prize awarded achievements in Physiology or Medicine have contributed to our understanding of the nervous system. Nerve Signaling, the first production within the AstraZeneca Nobel Medicine Initiative,...

2008-11-11 12:00:08

STOCKHOLM, November 11 /PRNewswire/ -- AstraZeneca AB, Nobel Media AB and Nobel Web AB today announced the launch of a global co-operation that aims to increase the general public's understanding of and interest in the achievements of the Nobel Laureates within the fields of Physiology or Medicine and to further explain the benefits of the discoveries made. The AstraZeneca Nobel Medicine Initiative will enable the general public worldwide to learn directly from Nobel Laureates in Physiology...

2008-10-08 18:00:10

Tokyo, Oct. 8 (Jiji Press)--Osamu Shimomura, professor emeritus at the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole in the U.S. state of Massachusetts, has won the 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, becoming this year's fourth Japanese Nobel Prize recipient, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said Wednesday. The award, worth 10 million Swedish kronor, or 140 million yen, is shared equally by Shimomura, 80, and two U.S. researchers-- Martin Chalfie, junior professor of Biological Sciences at...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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