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Medicine award kicks off week of Nobel Prize announcements
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Medicine award kicks off week of Nobel Prize announcements

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The first of the 2021 Nobel Prizes is announced Monday with the naming of the winner, or…
EXPLAINER: How Nobel Peace Prize nominations come about
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EXPLAINER: How Nobel Peace Prize nominations come about

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Belarusian opposition figures, Hong Kong-pro-democracy activists, the global Black Lives Matter movement, a jailed Russian opposition…
2 Stanford economists win Nobel prize for improving auctions
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2 Stanford economists win Nobel prize for improving auctions

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Two American economists won the Nobel Prize for improving how auctions work, research that underlies much of…
Economics award caps week of Nobel Prizes
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Economics award caps week of Nobel Prizes

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The winner of this year’s Nobel Prize in economics will be announced Monday, coming as much of…
Nobel Prize for chemistry awarded for ‘genome scissors’
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Nobel Prize for chemistry awarded for ‘genome scissors’

STOCKHOLM (AP) — French scientist Emmanuelle Charpentier and American Jennifer A. Doudna have won the Nobel Prize in chemistry for…
3 win Nobel medicine award for discovering hepatitis C virus
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3 win Nobel medicine award for discovering hepatitis C virus

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Americans Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice, and British-born scientist Michael Houghton were awarded the Nobel…
Week of Nobel Prize announcement begins with medicine award
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Week of Nobel Prize announcement begins with medicine award

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The 2020 Nobel Prizes kick off Monday with the naming of the winner, or winners, in the…
A world redrawn: Nobel winner Deaton warns virus could worsen inequality
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A world redrawn: Nobel winner Deaton warns virus could worsen inequality

The coronavirus outbreak has exposed existing inequalities but without reform, argues Nobel prize-winning economist Angus Deaton, it also risks making…
Egypt’s Mama Maggie nominated for 2020 Nobel Prize
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Egypt’s Mama Maggie nominated for 2020 Nobel Prize

Several national and international institutions and bodies, including the Canadian Parliament, have nominated Egypt’s Magda Gobran, better known as Mama…
Trio win Nobel Economics Prize for work on poverty
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Trio win Nobel Economics Prize for work on poverty

A trio of American economists on Monday won the Nobel Economics Prize for their work in the fight against poverty,…
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