2018

The human body contains about 60% water – without it humans wouldn’t survive. Water regulates our body temperatures and excretes waste through perspiration, urination and defecation. It improves blood oxygen circulation and fights off illness. On Earth, water has many more vital functions. The water cycle, which allows water to take the shape of both…

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Michael Young December 2018 Professor Michael Young, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017, visited China in December 2018 to take part in a Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative event, held in partnership with AstraZeneca. He gave lectures about his research on the circadian clock and his journey towards the Nobel Prize, and early-career scientists had…

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May-Britt Moser 26 – 27 September 2018 On September 2018, Nobel Laureate May-Britt Moser visited Spain for a Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative event, held in partnership with AstraZeneca. She gave lectures and on-stage interviews, and had informal interactions with early-career scientists. She met students and scientists at the following institutions in Madrid and Santiago de…

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Water Matters 9 December 2018, Stockholm Water is essential to the survival of humanity. Every drop is precious. The 2018 Nobel Week Dialogue turned its attention to a topic that is important to us all. How does humanity impact the ocean? Where does water get wasted? Can we change patterns of water use? As a…

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