This documentary recognises four of the 2012 Nobel Laureates whose discoveries has have led to huge leaps forward in the understanding of medical research.
Watch Mother Teresa delivering her acceptance speech after being awarded the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway.
"I swore never to be silent". Listen to Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel's speech at the Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony.
The Nobel Foundation’s return on equity amounted to 15.8 per cent in 2014.Press release
The date and time for the announcements of the recipients of the Nobel Prize and the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel are now set.
PHYSIOLOGY OR MEDICINE - Monday 5 October, 11:30 a.m. at the earliest
PHYSICS - Tuesday 6 October, 11:45 a.m. at the earliest
CHEMISTRY - Wednesday 7 October, 11:45 a.m. at the earliest
PEACE - Friday 9 October, 11:00 a.m.
ECONOMIC SCIENCES - Monday 12 October, 1:00 p.m. at the earliest
LITERATURE - The date will be set later
Times listed are local time in Sweden (CET).
327 scientists have been nominated for the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, among them, 57 individuals were nominated for the first time.Selection of Medicine Laureates
For the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature, the Swedish Academy has received 259 proposals.Read more about the selection of Literature Laureates
The Norwegian Nobel Committee received 276 candidates for the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize. 49 of these are organizations.Read more about the selection process
Search among the names of the nominees and nominators, as well as additional information about the nominations 1901-1964.Explore the archive
Chemist, engineer and industrialist Alfred Nobel left 31 million SEK (today about 265 million dollar) to fund the Nobel Prizes.Alfred Nobel's life and work
When Alfred was five years old his father Immanuel, inventor and builder, moved to St. Petersburg. Alfred joined him a few years later.Early years in St. Petersburg
In his will of 27 November 1895 signed in Paris, Alfred Nobel specified that the bulk of his fortune should be used for prizes - in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and peace.Excerpt of Alfred Nobel's will
How much do you know about Alfred Nobel, the founder of the Nobel Prize?Try the quiz
Between 1901 and 2014, the Nobel Prizes and the Prize in Economic Sciences were awarded 567 times to 889 people and organizations.
The Nobel Prize and Prize in Economic Sciences have been awarded to women 47 times between 1901 and 2014.
Jean-Paul Sartre and Le Duc Tho both declined the Nobel Prize, Sartre in 1964 and Le Duc Tho in 1973.More about Jean-Paul Sartre
Youngest Nobel Laureate ever is 17-year old Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai. 50 out of all Laureates were younger than 40 years old at the year of the award.All Nobel Laureates by age
13 persons were awarded in 2014, two women and eleven men.See all 2014 Nobel Laureates and why they were awarded
Meet the Laureates and get insights into what gives them their drive and creativity. Discover what future challenges they are passionate about, and what it is really like being awarded the Nobel Prize.Nobel Prize Talks Podcast
The lawyer Shirin Ebadi was Iran's first female judge. She was awarded the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts for democracy and human rights.Read Shirin Ebadi's Nobel Lecture
Help your dog to cope with diabetes.Play the Diabetic Dog Game
Learn about human blood types and blood transfusions!Play the Blood Typing Game
Train a dog to drool on command! It's all about conditioned learning.Play the Pavlov's Dog Game
Collect a star and answer its laser question correctly.Play the Laser Challenge Game
Have you read the well-known book by William Golding? How much do you remember?Play the Lord of the Flies Game
Tell us about your favorite book by a Nobel Prize-awarded author.Recommend a book
Can you find the hidden names of Literature Laureates in the ocean of letters.Try the game
Günter Grass, awarded the 1999 Nobel Prize in Literature, died on 13 April, aged 87. "The rat has been awarded a Nobel Prize", he said in his Nobel Lecture.Günter Grass' Nobel Lecture: "To Be Continued ..."
Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer passed away on 26 March. He was awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in Literature "because, through his condensed, translucent images, he gives us fresh access to reality".Biography of Tomas Tranströmer
1980 Nobel Laureate in Physics Val Fitch, who contributed to the standard model of particle physics, died on 5 February at age 91.Video interview