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Eager to dye your hair with 'nontoxic' graphene nanoparticles? Not so fast!

Graphene is something of a celebrity in the world of nanoscale materials. Isolated in 2004 by Nobel Prize winners Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov, these ultrathin sheets of carbon atoms are already finding novel uses in areas like electronics, high-efficiency heating systems, water purification technologies and even golf balls. Show More Summary

Theoretical quantum spin liquid prepared for the first time

In 1987, Paul W. Anderson, a Nobel Prize winner in physics, proposed that high-temperature superconductivity, or loss of electrical resistance, is related to an exotic quantum state now known as quantum spin liquid. Magnetic materials are made up of very tiny magnets, which can be as small as individual electrons. Show More Summary

Stephen Hawking's final paper could be worthy of Nobel Prize - CNET

10 hours agoTechnology : CNET: News

The award eluded the late theoretical physicist, but his last paper on alternate universes could be a game-changer. There is a catch though.

Sir John Sulston obituary

Pioneering biologist best known for his work on the human genome who was a fierce advocate of free access to scientific data In 2002 the biologist John Sulston, who has died of stomach cancer aged 75, shared a Nobel prize for physiology. Show More Summary

Sir John Sulston, pioneering genome scientist, dies aged 75

Sulston won the Nobel prize for medicine in 2002 for his work on genome sequencing The pioneering geneticist Sir John Sulston has died, it has been confirmed. The scientist led the UK side of the landmark Human Genome Project and founded and directed the Wellcome Sanger Institute near Cambridge, one of the country’s leading biomedical institutions. Show More Summary

My two cents on this years physics Nobel prize

This year's Nobel prize is given for quite abstract concepts. So the popular science outlets struggle in giving good explanations for what it is awarded for. I cannot add anything to this, but over at math overflow, mathematicians asked for a mathematical explanation. Show More Summary

Gallery: Balkrishna Doshi becomes India's first Pritzker Architecture Prize winner

Regarded as the Nobel Prize for architecture, the Pritzker Prize has honored the work of living architects from all over the world since its inception in 1979. This year sees it make its way to India for the first time, going to Balkrishna...Show More Summary

If Trump succeeds where Obama failed on North Korea, maybe he will get Nobel Peace Prize – and deserve it

last weekNews : Trending Now

You may have had a chuckle over recent news that the Nobel Peace Prize Committee had received a forged nomination for Donald Trump. Who, while campaigning for president, mused about withdrawing the US military commitments to South Korea and Japan and encouraging them to acquire nuclear weapons. Show More Summary

U.S. Holocaust Museum Revokes Human Rights Award Given To Aung San Suu Kyi

The Nobel Peace Prize winner has been accused of turning a blind eye to the massacre of Rohingya Muslims.

Pritzker prize goes to Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi

last weekArts : Artdaily

Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi, a pioneer of low-cost housing design, won the prestigious Pritzker Prize on Wednesday, considered architecture's Nobel equivalent. The 90-year-old Doshi -- one of the last living architects to haveShow More Summary

Rush Alzheimer's Disease Expert Awarded Top Prize for Dementia Research

Dr. David Bennett has been awarded the 2018 Potamkin Prize for Research in Pick's, Alzheimer's and Related Diseases by the American Academy of Neurology and the American Brain Foundation. Sometimes referred to as the Nobel Prize of Alzheimer's research, the Potamkin Prize is an internationally recognized tribute in the field.

Ko Un, disgraced

Leading South Korean poet and longtime Nobel Prize favorite Ko Un (The Three Way Tavern,etc.) is (to date) the most prominent recent example that the phenomenon of literary men behaving way beyond badly is not limited to American and...Show More Summary

Evidence of quantum state in spin cluster chain predicted by Nobel Prize recipient found in magnetic mineral

Nuclear techniques at ANSTO have helped to confirm a quantum spin phenomena, a Haldane phase, in a magnetic material, that has potential to be used as a measurement model for quantum computation.

Nobel laureates visit Rohingya, call for Suu Kyi to resign

Three Nobel Peace Prize laureates are urging Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi, herself a Nobel laureate, to condemn the violence against Rohingya refugees or possibly face prosecution for genocide.

Norwegian researchers awarded Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav

(Norwegian University of Science and Technology) Norwegian neuroscientists Edvard Moser and May-Britt Moser were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2014 with John O'Keefe. They've now been recognised by Norway's King with the award of the Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav.

Will a visit by Nobel laureates help Rohingya Muslims?

Three Nobel Peace Prize winners visit a refugee camp in Bangladesh to hear of their suffering.

Nobel Peace Centre Highlight: Sim Chi Yin

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Luxury : Luxuo

Sim Chi Yin is Nobel Peace Prize Photographer 2017 The post Nobel Peace Centre Highlight: Sim Chi Yin appeared first on LUXUO.

Seeing nanoscale details in mammalian cells

In 2014, W. E. Moerner, the Harry S. Mosher Professor of Chemistry at Stanford University, won the Nobel Prize in chemistry for co-developing a way of imaging shapes inside cells at very high resolution, called super-resolution microscopy. Now, he and his lab have created a new microscope that produces 3-D nanoscale images of mammalian cells in their entirety.

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