A life-size bronze sculpture of the Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez was unveiled Thursday in Havana, an homage to the writer and to Cuba for its support of the peace accord with leftist FARC rebels. The sculpture portrays...Show More Summary
The MS world lost a very important person on Feb. 8. Britain’s Sir Peter Mansfield, Nobel Laureate, passed away at the age of 83. For most of us, his name means little, but his work revolutionized the way multiple sclerosis is diagnosed, and the way progression of the disease is tracked. Show More Summary
This ring-shaped memorial dedicated to internationally renowned Kenyan environmental political activist and Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai, celebrates human rights and environmental conservation. Boogertman + Partners architects designed...Show More Summary
Nobel laureates don’t grow on trees, but they do go a-wandering in pleasant places. Sheldon Glashow (standing on the left, and possessor of a 1979 Nobel Prize for physics) and Rich Roberts (standing on the right, and possessor of a 1993 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine) sent us this photo of them in Bali. […]
YANGON (Reuters) - The office of Myanmar's civilian president on Wednesday said a former military officer is suspected to have hired the killer of a prominent lawyer advising Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi's ruling party, in a likely bid to destabilize the country.
(Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings) The Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings will participate in the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 2017 Annual Meeting, which takes place from 16 - 20 February in Boston, MA. Every year, excellent young scientists congregate with Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, for a week of scientific exchange.
Dr. Mansfield’s discoveries enabled doctors to diagnose and examine injuries without exposing the patient to radiation or cutting open the body.
The British physicist’s discoveries led to a major medical diagnostic tool that is used millions of times around the world each year.
Poles gave Solidarity hero Lech Walesa 1,000 roses on Thursday in a fragrant show of support as the Nobel laureate fought off fresh allegations he had collaborated with the communist secret police in the early 1970s. Supporters presented...Show More Summary
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Thieves broke into the New Delhi home of India's 2014 Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi, and stole a replica of his prize medal, police said on Tuesday.
Although Nobel laureate Christopher Sims's work is mainly academic and very technical, he has become “hot” in Japan.
Presenting the latest weekly anecdote from Eric Peters, CIO of One River Asset Management “The only ones who don’t seem to understand are the economists,” said the economist, a Nobel Laureate. He was discussing the importance of narrative in society. Show More Summary
Nobel Peace Prize winners condemned US President Donald Trump at a gathering on Thursday at which their host accused him of "a discourse of hate" against immigrants. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, the prize's latest winner for progress towards ending his country's civil war, opened the four-day summit of peace prize winners in Bogota. Show More Summary
February 2 Edition.After about 10 days of the Trump administration we certainly have had some action! Just how it will all play out is hard to know but at least on Nobel Laureate does not see much good coming from it all!https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/27/opinion/making-the-rust-belt-rustier.htmlMaking the Rust Belt RustierPaul Krugman JAN. Show More Summary
An official report including a handwriting analysis charges that Mr. Walesa, a Nobel laureate, was a paid informer in Poland the 1970s.
… but still failing to understand the subtlety of the message the Nobel Laureate conveyed in the message he imparted to us 53 years ago. Recently, as pointed out by the procurement dynamo over on Procurement World in his post on 4 Fascinating Futures, KPMG gave us four potential visions of Procurement’s future in their […]
As if Bob Dylan’s ambivalence about being awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature wasn’t clear enough from his deciding to skip the ceremony, he’s commemorating the honor by releasing his third consecutive album of songs written by other people. Show More Summary
Thousands of elite college professors, Nobel laureates and others in academia have signed a petition against President Donald Trump’s executive order that halts the U.S. refugee resettlement program and prohibits people from several Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States....
The list of signatories includes professors from elite colleges and at least 40 Nobel laureates.
Malala Yousafzai, famous woman’s rights activist and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate, has said that she is “heartbroken” by U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to ban refugees from entering the United States. Many organizations...Show More Summary