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2014-10-08 07:51:31

Two Americans and one German scientist have been awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for using fluorescence to improve the resolution of microscopes, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced on Wednesday.

2014-04-11 14:53:43

Candidates for a Nobel prize often have to wait more than 20 years to receive this highest of scientific accolades.

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2013-10-09 08:53:46

The 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to three researchers behind the creation of complex computer simulations, Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel.

Nobel Prize Higgs Boson Scientists
2013-10-08 11:01:27

Two scientists behind the theoretical model describing the Higgs boson were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2013.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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