The Nobel Prize Blog

   24/10/2018 - 09:10 PM

Osamu Shimomura, 90, Dies; Won Nobel for Finding a Glowing ...

Dr. Shimomura isolated a green-glowing protein from jellyfish. It became a major element of biological research, lighting up the inner workings of cells.



   17/10/2018 - 05:14 PM

A Powerful Storm, and a Conversation With a Nobel Laureate

In this week's climate newsletter, we've got some news about beer and a tip about taking the bus.



   12/10/2018 - 10:23 AM

Maryse Condé Wins an Alternative to the Literature Nobel in ...

Ms. Condé is the author of ?I, Tituba: Black Witch of Salem,? ?Segu,? ?Windward Heights? and other emotionally complex novels that reach across history and cultures.



   10/10/2018 - 07:55 PM

Thomas A. Steitz, 78, Dies; Illuminated a Building Block of ...

A Nobel laureate, he discovered the structure of a huge molecule crucial to translating genetic information into the proteins that make up living matter.



   10/10/2018 - 04:52 PM

The White House Approved a Climate Report (and What That ...

Also, two economists win the Nobel in economic science for their work on climate change.



   08/10/2018 - 11:16 PM

New U.N. Climate Report Says Put a High Price on Carbon

Most nations don't tax carbon. Those that do tax emissions have not set carbon prices high enough to bring deep reductions in carbon pollution.



   08/10/2018 - 10:00 AM

2018 Nobel in Economics Is Awarded to William Nordhaus and ...

Mr. Nordhaus was recognized for pioneering the economics of climate change, and Mr. Romer for explaining the role of ideas in fostering growth.



   07/10/2018 - 06:13 PM

Nobel in Economics to Be Awarded, and Big Banks Begin ...

Google plans to unveil an array of new products, and trade and U.S.-China tensions are expected to be discussed at the I.M.F.-World Bank meetings.



   05/10/2018 - 05:34 PM

Denis Mukwege: A Sense of Calm Amid the Grinding Work of ...

A gynecologist in a war zone, the Nobel Peace Prize winner made a specialty of treating women who had been raped with extreme violence.



   05/10/2018 - 12:15 PM

Two Nobel Heroes, in Their Own Voices

A collection of interviews, videos and articles about Dr. Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad, winners of the Nobel Peace Prize.