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Adam Cox

Muhammad cartoons still resonate as Nordic risk

How did the Nordic region go from being a tranquil group of countries to a prime target for militant attacks? One word: cartoons.

US-Japanese team wins 2010 chemistry Nobel

A US and two Japanese scientists won the 2010 Nobel Prize for Chemistry on Wednesday for a tool that makes it easier to build complex chemicals.

Duo wins 2010 physics Nobel for super-thin carbon

Two Russian-born scientists shared the 2010 Nobel Prize for physics for showing how carbon just one atom thick behaved.

In Iceland, the brains behind a blade runner

If it sounds far-fetched for a man without lower legs to become one of the fastest runners on the planet, how about typing by just thinking the words?

American trio wins 2007 Nobel Economics Prize

American economists Leonid Hurwicz, Eric Maskin and Roger Myerson won the 2007 Nobel Prize for Economics on Monday for laying the foundations of an economic theory that determines when markets are working effectively. Hurwicz, Russian-born but an American citizen, is 90 years old and is the oldest-ever recipient of a Nobel Prize.

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