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Press Release launches news alert services for the 2008 Nobel Prize Announcements

3 October, 2008, the official website of the Nobel Foundation, now provides more ways than ever to receive news about the 2008 Nobel Prizes - from live video feeds of the Nobel Prize Announcements to SMS alerts. has expanded its range of services to provide you with the official news about the 2008 Nobel Prize Announcements as soon as they happen. The first announcement, for the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine, will be made on 6 October (see the full timetable of announcements here) and you can receive the news the exact moment the announcements are made in the following ways:

  • RSS Feed. Sign up to the 2008 Nobel Prize RSS feed and receive breaking news of the Prize Announcements and links to exclusive content, such as interviews with the new Nobel Laureates and summaries of the Nobel Prizes, as it appears on
  • iGoogle Gadget. If you have a personalised Google page, add the iGoogle gadget to discover the identities of the 2008 Nobel Prize Laureates.
  • Live Web Casts. All announcements will be broadcast live on (except for Peace which is announced in Oslo and for which the video footage will be available after a short delay).

Announcement of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Announcement of the Nobel Prize in Physics
Announcement of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Announcement of the Nobel Prize in Literature
Announcement of the Prize in Economics

  • Twitter alerts. The Twitter feed lets you keep in touch with the Nobel Prize Announcements using the web, through SMS alerts on your phone, or instant messenger services.

As ever, the moment each announcement is made will provide background information on the new Nobel Laureates and their work, including the official documentation from the Nobel Prize-Awarding Institutions. For further information on these services, and for background information on the Nobel Prizes, visit the Press Room.

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About Nobel Web AB
Nobel Web AB is responsible for, the official website of the Nobel Foundation. acts as the online gateway to the Nobel Foundation's activities and hosts a unique collection of archival material on all Nobel Prizes from their inception in 1901 to the present day. Currently receiving well over 35 million visitors a year, aims to be the best source of information and educational materials related to the Nobel Prizes, and the site offers audio and video interviews, articles and interactive games alongside coverage of Nobel Prize Announcements and the Award Ceremonies. Building on this deep base of resources focused around every individual Nobel Prize, aims to offer extra levels of understanding, affording visitors a larger view of the history of science and exhibiting each Prize within its broader context.

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