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Blue LED inventors win physics Nobel
Sweden honours two Japanese and one American scientists for the invention of energy-saving blue light-emitting diodes.
Last updated: 07 Oct 2014 17:55 GMT
Trio win medicine Nobel Prize for brain study
Prize awarded to US-British man and Norwegian husband and wife team for discovering the brain's inner "GPS system".
Last updated: 06 Oct 2014 11:44 GMT
The EU's 'Eurafrica' roots
A new "pan-Africa initiative" by the EU is really just an extension of colonial pretenses, writes Salami.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2014 12:20 GMT
Chemical arms watchdog wins Nobel Peace Prize
OPCW, currently overseeing destruction of Syria's weapons arsenal, to be presented $1.25m prize on December 1 in Oslo.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2013 09:42 GMT
Higgs and Englert win Nobel physics prize
British and Belgian scientists receive prize for predicting the existence of the Higgs boson, or "God particle".
Last updated: 08 Oct 2013 13:02 GMT
Is the Nobel Peace Prize losing its prestige?
This year's award to the EU is adding to growing criticism over the choice of winners and the politics behind it.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2012 13:24 GMT
EU accepts Nobel prize amid criticism
Former winners criticise choice of EU for peace award, as Archbishop Desmond Tutu says bloc based on "military power".
Last updated: 10 Dec 2012 17:01 GMT
Two Americans share Nobel Prize in economics
Shapley, a UCLA professor, and Roth of Harvard, share the honour for their economic engineering theory.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2012 13:11 GMT
European Union awarded 2012 Nobel Peace Prize
Crisis-hit bloc of 27 nations praised for six decades of "peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights".
Last updated: 12 Oct 2012 16:50 GMT
China's Mo Yan wins Nobel literature prize
First Chinese national to win highest fiction prize praised for "hallucinatory realism" that mixes past and present.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2012 21:48 GMT
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