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"The Unknown, Undetected 'X' Particle" --84% of Matter in the Cosmos a Mystery Not Composed of Atoms, Electrons and Protons

An axion is a hypothetical elementary particle whose existence was postulated in order to explain why certain subatomic reactions appear to violate basic symmetry constraints, in particular symmetry in time. The 1980 Nobel Prize in Physics went for the discovery...        

Apple partners with Malala Fund to provide educational opportunities to more girls in developing countries

Apple has pledged support to the Malala Fund, the organization led by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, with the assistance expected to increase the Fund's impact in providing education to girls living in developing countries, including new programs in India and Latin America.

A new bound on axions

An axion is a hypothetical elementary particle whose existence was postulated in order to explain why certain subatomic reactions appear to violate basic symmetry constraints, in particular symmetry in time. The 1980 Nobel Prize in Physics went for the discovery of time-asymmetric reactions. Show More Summary

Apple helps Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai fund education for 100,000 girls

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Inspired by the work of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, Apple has announced that it is supporting her work to provide educational opportunities to girls in developing countries. Apple says its funding will enable a ‘significant...Show More Summary

Apple CEO Tim Cook and Malala are joining forces to get 100,000 underprivileged girls into school (AAPL)

Apple CEO Tim Cook and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai met in Beirut, Lebanon over the weekend to announce a partnership between Apple and the Malala Fund. Their aim is to use Apple's resources and expertise, combined withShow More Summary

Liberia's Sirleaf: Africa's first elected female leader

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who shared the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize as a champion of women's rights, is stepping down after making history as Africa's first elected female president in Liberia. Taking the reins of a nation that had just emerged...Show More Summary

Latifa Ibn Ziaten: grieving mother, campaigner against radicalisation and Nobel nominee

Latifa Ibn Ziaten, the French-Moroccan mother of a French soldier killed by a terrorist in 2012, has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for her work in combating radicalisation.

Nobel winner warns Hawaii nuclear false alarm may become real

The woman who accepted the Nobel Peace Prize says the nuclear false alarm that struck fear in Hawaii residents could become a deadly reality. Read more...

'An outstanding record of acheivement'

(University of California - Santa Barbara) UCSB professor and Nobel laureate Shuji Nakamura is awarded the 2018 Zayed Future Energy Prize.

Martin Luther King Jr.

King was a Baptist minister, activist, humanitarian, and civil rights leader who practiced peaceful, nonviolent civil disobedience to protest racial inequality. In 1964, King received the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolent resistance.

The math prodigy is back with 'The Imperial March' from 'Star Wars' played on a pencil

Dani Ochoa is back with another amazing pencil song, and this time it's the "Imperial March" from Star Wars. Someone should tell Alfred Nobel to create a prize in mathematics so she can have it. Ochoa, who is working toward a degreeShow More Summary

New exotic phenomena seen in photonic crystals

Topological effects, such as those found in crystals whose surfaces conduct electricity while their bulk does not, have been an exciting topic of physics research in recent years and were the subject of the 2016 Nobel Prize in physics. Show More Summary

Stopping Steroids Abruptly: What You Need To Know About Steroid Withdrawal

Edward Kendall from Mayo Clinic won the 1950 Nobel Prize for his research on the medical use of cortisone. This drug helped in simulating cortisol, an anti-inflammatory hormone released by the adrenal glands. That and many other steroids, such as prednisone and prednisolone, have since been proven useful in treating an array of conditions. Show More Summary

Google Doodle honors DNA researcher Har Gobind Khorana

Indian scientist Har Gobind Khorana won the Nobel Prize for his research on genes.        

Graham Greene Came Pretty Close To Winning The Nobel Prize In 1967

Of three serious finalists, newly opened records reveal. "Greene was supported by the committee’s chairman, Anders Osterling, who called him 'an accomplished observer whose experience encompasses a global diversity of external environments,...Show More Summary

Quaker group honored by Yad Vashem for helping Jews during Holocaust is now banned from Israel

The 101-year-old American Friends Service Committee, or AFSC, is barred from Israel by the government because it supports boycotts on behalf of Palestinians, many of them refugees. But last century the AFSC won a Nobel Prize for helping refugees of the Holocaust, including many Jews. The group is honored at the Israeli Holocaust memorial.

Google Doodle honors biochemist Har Gobind Khorana - CNET

The biochemist rose from poverty to win the Nobel Prize for helping to decipher the genetic code.

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