The Nobel Prize Blog

   15/03/2018 - 10:30 PM

John E. Sulston, 75, Dies; Found Clues to Genes in a Worm

After putting a roundworm under a microscope, Dr. Sulston shared a Nobel Prize in 2002 for discoveries on how organisms develop.



   02/03/2018 - 12:11 AM

Richard E. Taylor, Nobel Winner Who Plumbed Matter, Is Dead ...

Dr. Taylor, of Stanford, shared the 1990 physics prize for the discovery of quarks, one of the fundamental particles in the universe.



   28/02/2018 - 07:25 PM

Trump?s Nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize Was Apparently ...

The police in Oslo said they were in contact with the F.B.I. about the forgeries, which suggests that they originated in the United States.



   19/02/2018 - 07:55 PM

Günter Blobel, Nobel Laureate Who Found Cell ?ZIP Codes,? ...

Dr. Blobel, at Rockefeller University, discovered that proteins in any given cell carry signals that guide them to where they can do their beneficial job.



   27/12/2017 - 07:31 AM

Just Saying No: Luminaries Who Have Shunned Awards

As the French chef Jérôme Brochot returns his Michelin star, here is a look at others who have turned down celebrated honors and awards.



   20/12/2017 - 07:45 PM

Attending the Nobel Prize Ceremony After Trump Snubbed the ...

The contrast between their warm celebration in Stockholm and their cold reception back home is a harbinger of the United States? future irrelevance.



   07/12/2017 - 01:34 AM

Right-Wing Populist Is Blocked From Joining Nobel Peace ...

The politician, Carl I. Hagen, opposes immigration and Islam, denies climate change and supports President Trump.



   22/11/2017 - 07:00 PM

Abnormal Proteins Discovered in Skin of Patients With Rare ...

Finding so-called prions in skin samples may lead to early diagnosis of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. But the discovery also hints at possible risks from surgery.



   18/11/2017 - 07:30 PM

Dear Nobel Winners, Mr. Trump Has All the Brains He Needs

The president won?t meet this year?s American laureates, no surprise for ?a very intelligent person? with no need for science.



   04/11/2017 - 11:00 AM

Why So Many People Choose the Wrong Health Plans

You might wonder how anyone can say that the choice of one plan over another is ?wrong.? But many people are paying more money for virtually the same coverage.