The Nobel Prize Blog
13/07/2018 - 03:44 PM
The New Academy Prize was set up after this year?s Nobel Prize was canceled. Swedish librarians chose the nominees, and the public votes for finalists.
01/07/2018 - 05:13 PM
Dr. Carlsson determined the critical role of the brain chemical dopamine, leading to drugs for Parkinson?s disease and a Nobel Prize.
12/06/2018 - 04:59 PM
The accused, Jean-Claude Arnault, is a cultural gatekeeper married to a member of the Swedish Academy, which awards the honor.
07/06/2018 - 05:02 PM
He shared the 1997 prize in chemistry for his work on understanding how organisms get energy from their environments and process it to stay alive.
01/06/2018 - 10:30 PM
Dr. Skou is best known for his discovery in 1957 of a key mechanism in cells that forms the basis for many important functions of the body.
01/06/2018 - 08:17 AM
The decision to put a sculpture in an area frequented by mainland Chinese tourists is seen as a snub to Beijing.
26/05/2018 - 03:02 PM
After the 2018 prize was delayed because of a sexual harassment scandal, the director of the Nobel Foundation said there might not be an award in 2019, either.
21/05/2018 - 12:32 PM
A look at one of the entries that stumped solvers in last week?s crossword puzzles.
11/05/2018 - 10:38 PM
He helped explain the electric flow of superconductors and the churning matter inside collapsed stars, work that led to Nobel Prizes (but not for him).
10/05/2018 - 09:27 PM
He found resistance to antibiotics spreading among bacteria and was hailed for his discoveries, though a Nobel Prize eluded him. (Not that he wanted one.)