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Pia Ohlin

Pia Ohlin

    US 'green growth' duo win Nobel Economics Prize
    US 'green growth' duo win Nobel Economics Prize
    US economists William Nordhaus and Paul Romer on Monday shared the 2018 Nobel Economics Prize for constructing "green growth" models that show how...
    Trio win Nobel Physics Prize for laser research
    Trio win Nobel Physics Prize for laser research
    Three scientists on Tuesday won the Nobel Physics Prize, including the first woman to receive the prestigious award in 55 years, for inventing...
    'Remains of the Day' author Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel
    'Remains of the Day' author Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel
    British author Kazuo Ishiguro, best known for his novel The Remains of the Day and whose emotional uprooting from his native Japan has...
    'Masters of light' win Nobel Physics Prize
    'Masters of light' win Nobel Physics Prize
    Charles Kao, Willard Boyle and George Smith on Tuesday won the 2009 Nobel Physics Prize for pioneering "masters of light" work on fibre optics and...
    US trio wins Nobel Medicine Prize for research into ageing
    US trio wins Nobel Medicine Prize for research into ageing
    Australian-American researcher Elizabeth Blackburn and Carol Greider and Jack Szostak of the United States won the Nobel Medicine Prize on Monday...
    Doris Lessing wins Nobel Literature Prize
    Doris Lessing wins Nobel Literature Prize
    British writer Doris Lessing on Thursday won the Nobel Prize for Literature for five decades of epic novels that have covered feminism, politics as...
    Happy Birthday, here's your Nobel Prize
    Happy Birthday, here's your Nobel Prize
    Gerhard Ertl of Germany won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry on Wednesday, his 71st birthday, for pioneering work in surface chemistry that has become...
    Hard-disk breakthrough earns duo Nobel Physics Prize
    Hard-disk breakthrough earns duo Nobel Physics Prize
    Albert Fert of France and Peter Gruenberg of Germany on Tuesday won the Nobel Prize for Physics for work that led to the miniaturised hard disk,...
    'Knockout mice' win scientist trio the Nobel Prize
    'Knockout mice' win scientist trio the Nobel Prize
    Mario Capecchi and Oliver Smithies of the United States and Martin Evans of Britain won the Nobel Prize for Medicine on Monday for their work in...
    US scientist wins Nobel, 47 years after his father
    US scientist wins Nobel, 47 years after his father
    Roger Kornberg of the United States won the Nobel Chemistry Prize on Wednesday for work on a key process of life called genetic transcription,...
    Nobel Prize for Medicine: Silence is golden
    Nobel Prize for Medicine: Silence is golden
    Two young United States scientists, Andrew Fire and Craig Mello, on Monday won the Nobel Medicine Prize for discovering how to silence malfunctioning genes, a breakthrough which could lead to an era of new therapies to reverse crippling disease....
    Swedish women cock their rifles as hunting season starts
    Swedish women cock their rifles as hunting season starts
    A record number of women are expected to take part in Sweden's annual moose hunt when it opens next week, with women now making up a quarter of...