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# nobels - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Record number of Nobel Peace Prize nominees this year

Awards committee today begins the secretive process of whittling 241 nominations down to one winner before October.

# nobels - Thursday 14 October, 2010

Japan rows into dispute over China Nobel winner

The comments are not likely to be received well by an already furious China.

# nobels - Friday 8 October, 2010

Nobel peace prize awarded to Liu Xiaobo

In a move that is bound to anger Bejing, dissident Liu Xiaobo has been awarded for his “long and non-violent struggle for human rights in China”.

# nobels - Thursday 7 October, 2010

Vargas Llosa beats all others to the Nobel punch

Esteemed author Mario who once had fisticuffs with fellow South American writing star, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, wins Nobel Prize for Literature.

# nobels - Wednesday 6 October, 2010

Nobel prize for men who made organic chemistry "an art form"

The breakthrough could pave the way for new drugs to fight cancer.

# nobels - Tuesday 5 October, 2010

So long, Silicon Valley

Two British-based scientists win Nobel Prize for Physics for experiments with super-thin carbon extract which might replace silicon transistors in computers

# nobels - Monday 4 October, 2010

Who's the Daddy? He is... Nobels This post contains videos

Who's the Daddy? He is...

The “father of the test-tube baby” has taken the 2010 Nobel Prize for medicine, while the Ig Nobels celebrate slightly more obscure scientific, er, achievements.