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Nobel Poster from the Nobel Committee for Chemistry, web adapted by Nobelprize.org Contents The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2010 to Richard F. Heck, Ei-ichi Negishi and Akira Suzuki, “for palladium-catalyzed cross couplings in organic synthesis”. Mankind wants more powerful medicines, the electronics industry is…

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Nobel Poster from the Nobel Committee for Physics, web adapted by Nobel Web Contents The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2009 with one half to Charles K. Kao, “for groundbreaking achievements concerning the transmission of light in fibres for optical communication” and the other half…

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Nobel Poster from the Nobel Committee for Physics, web adapted by Nobelprize.org Contents The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2010 to Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov, “for groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material graphene”. Graphene – the perfect atomic lattice Graphene is a form of…

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Contents The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2008 to Yoichiro Nambu “for the discovery of the mechanism of spontaneous broken symmetry in subatomic physics” and to Makoto Kobayashi and Toshihide Maskawa “for the discovery of the origin of the broken symmetry which predicts the existence…

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Economic Sciences Poster from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, web adapted by Nobelprize.org Contents The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for 2010 to Peter A. Diamond, Dale T. Mortensen and Christopher A. Pissarides “for their analysis of markets…

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Economic Sciences Poster from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, web adapted by Nobel Web Contents The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for 2009 with one half to Elinor Ostrom “for her analysis of economic governance, especially the commons”…

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Contents The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for 2008 to Paul Krugman “for his analysis of trade patterns and location of economic activity”. Small World – Big Cities What are the consequences of free trade and globalization? What are…

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Contents The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2008 to Harald zur Hausen, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier for their discoveries of two viruses causing severe human diseases. One half is awarded to Harald zur Hausen “for his discovery of human papilloma viruses causing cervical cancer” and…

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Contents The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2008 jointly to Martin Chalfie, Osamu Shimomura and Roger Y. Tsien, “for the discovery and development of the green fluorescent protein, gfp”. Lessons from the jellyfish’s green light Off the west coast of North America, floats the jellyfish…

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Nobel Poster from the Nobel Committee for Chemistry, web adapted by Nobel Web Contents The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2009 jointly to Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Thomas A. Steitz and Ada E. Yonath, “for studies of the structure and function of the ribosome”. At the beginning…

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