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Pioneers of lithium-ion batteries win the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

This year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to three scientists credited with the invention of the rechargeable lithium-ion battery. John B Goodenough of the University of Texas at Austin, M Stanley Whitti...

Pioneers of lithium-ion batteries win the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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Pioneers of lithium-ion battery win 2019 Nobel chemistry prize Scientists John Goodenough, Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Chemistry on Wednesday for the development of lithium-ion batteries, an important technology in enabling the world to move away from fossil fuels....
13:14 2019-10-09

Battery pioneers who made mobile revolution possible win Nobel chemistry prize Three scientists have won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for putting power in peoples pockets by developing rechargeable lithium-ion batteries which made the global information technology, mobile and fossil-fuel free revolutions possible....
16:56 2019-10-09

Nobel prize in chemistry goes to developers of lithium-ion batteries The 2019 Nobel prize in chemistry has been awarded to John Goodenough, Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino for the development of lithium-ion batteries....
12:56 2019-10-09

Chemistry Nobel Prize Goes to Lithium-Ion Batteries, Even If They Explode Sometimes The Nobel Foundation has awarded scientists John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham, and Akira Yoshino the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their work developing lithium-ion batteries. Read more......
18:00 2019-10-09

Nobel Prize for Chemistry awarded for the development of lithium-ion batteries John Goodenough, Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino have been awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for their development of lithium-ion batteries. The batteries are found in everything from watches to automobiles....
13:42 2019-10-09

Nobel Prize In Chemistry Awarded For Development Of Lithium Ion Batteries Nobel Prize 2019 for Chemistry has been awarded to John B Goodenough, Stanley Whittingham, and Akira Yoshino for the developing the lithium-ion batteries that are today used in everyday items from......
20:56 2019-10-09

Nobel prize in chemistry awarded for work on lithium-ion batteries John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino will share prize of 9m Swedish kronorThe Nobel prize in chemistry has been awarded to three scientists for their work in developing lithium-ion batteries.John B. Goodenough of the University ...
12:00 2019-10-09

Nobel Prize in Chemistry Honors Work on Lithium-Ion Batteries John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino were recognized for research that has “laid the foundation of a wireless, fossil fuel-free society.”...
14:28 2019-10-09

3 Scientists Share Nobel Prize in Chemistry For Their Work With Lithium-Ion Batteries (STOCKHOLM) — Three scientists won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday for their work leading to the development of lithium-ion batteries, which have reshaped energy storage and transformed cars, mobile phones and many other devices &mdas...
16:28 2019-10-09

Nobel prize in chemistry awarded for development of lithium-ion batteries – live! John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino made laureates for development that sparked portable technology revolution• Report: chemistry Nobel given to lithium-ion battery researchers 11.48am BST Here are the official citations for th...
13:14 2019-10-09

Nobel prize in chemistry awarded for research on lithium-ion batteries – live! John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino will share prize of 9m Swedish kronor for their work 10.55am BST The three laureates each played a critical role in the development of lithium ion batteries. In the early 1970s, Stanley Whitt...
12:00 2019-10-09

Nobel prize in chemistry awarded for development of lithium-ion batteries – as it happened John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino made laureates for development that sparked portable technology revolution• Report: chemistry Nobel given to lithium-ion battery researchers 12.26pm BST And there we leave the chemistry prize...
16:28 2019-10-09

Lithium-Ion Batteries Work Earns Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 3 Scientists John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino were recognized for research that has “laid the foundation of a wireless, fossil fuel-free society.”...
18:56 2019-10-09

Pioneers in fight against poverty win 2019 Nobel economics prize Economists Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize for their work in fighting global poverty, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said on Monday....
12:56 2019-10-14

A Chemistry Nobel we can use: Lithium-ion batteries Enlarge / A diagram showing lithium ions moving between two different materials they can intercalate into. (credit: US DOE) Lithium-ion batteries have become central to everything from the mobile-electronic revolution to electric vehicles, and they...
02:56 2019-10-10

Nobel in Chemistry Given for Work on Lithium-Ion Batteries The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to three scientists for their work developing lithium-ion batteries—power sources that touched off a technological revolution that gave rise to cellphones and electric cars....
12:56 2019-10-09

Chemistry Nobel hails work on lithium ion batteries Lithium ion batteries have “revolutionized our lives” since they first entered the market in 1991, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said. “They have laid the foundation of a wireless, fossil fuel-free society, and are of the greatest benefit to ...
19:14 2019-10-09

Creators of modern rechargeable batteries share Nobel prize If you had to slip a couple AAs into your smartphone every morning to check your email, browse Instagram, and text your friends, chances are the mobile revolution would not have been quite so revolutionary. Fortunately the rechargeable lithium-ion ba...
07:42 2019-10-10

Here Are All the 2019 Nobel Prize Winners The 2019 Nobel Prize announcements are underway this week, with the first prize, in the category of physiology or medicine, going to a trio of scientists for their work on cells’ ability to sense and react to oxygen availability. The Nobel Priz...
00:28 2019-10-12

Here Are All the 2019 Nobel Prize Winners (So Far) The 2019 Nobel Prize announcements are underway this week, with the first prize, in the category of physiology or medicine, going to a trio of scientists for their work on cells’ ability to sense and react to oxygen availability. The Nobel Priz...
14:28 2019-10-07

Here Are the Favorites to Win the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize This Friday, the Nobel committee in Oslo, Norway will announce the winner of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize. The prize is awarded annually to the person or organization that has done the most to promote world peace. Last year, Congolese doctor Denis Mukw...
22:28 2019-10-07

How Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed Won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize After Ending a War Abiy Ahmed, the Ethiopian Prime Minister who engineered the end of a two-decade conflict with neighboring Eritrea, was named on Oct. 11 as the recipient of the 100th Nobel Peace Prize, for his efforts to “achieve peace and international coopera...
11:14 2019-10-12

2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine Goes to Researchers Who Unraveled How Cells Sense Oxygen A trio of researchers from the U.S. and the UK has won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine, the first of five prizes to be announced this week. On Monday in Sweden, the Nobel committee announced that Americans William Kaelin Jr. and Gregg Semenza, along...
01:42 2019-10-08

Nobel Peace Prize for 2019 awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed clinched a peace deal with Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki, ending 20 years of the "no peace, no war" stalemate.        ...
11:56 2019-10-11

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed awarded 2019 Nobel Peace Prize OSLO, Norway — The 2019 Nobel Peace has been awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Ahmed was cited for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict ...
13:00 2019-10-11

Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopia's prime minister, wins 2019 Nobel peace prize Award recognises efforts for peace, in particular in resolving Eritrea border conflictThe prime minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, who forged a peace deal with Eritrea last year, has won the 2019 Nobel peace prize.The award recognised Abiy’s “efforts ...
04:28 2019-10-12

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prize The Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2019 on Friday to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali for his efforts to secure peace with neighboring Eritrea....
13:56 2019-10-11

2019 Nobel Prize in Physics Goes to 3 Scientists Whose Work Furthers Understanding of ‘Earth’s Place in the Cosmos’ (STOCKHOLM) — Three scientists won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday for their work in understanding how the universe has evolved, and the Earth’s place in it. The prize was given to James Peebles “for theoretical discoveri...
12:56 2019-10-08

Last Year’s Nobel Prize in Literature Was Canceled Over Scandal and Conflict. Can 2019’s Award Mark a Comeback? This year’s Nobel Prize for Literature marks a first in the award’s 118-year history. On Thursday, there won’t just be one award announced, but two simultaneously: one for 2018 and the other for 2019. Each winner will receive over $...
03:14 2019-10-10

Supergravity pioneers win $3m Special Breakthrough prize Daniel Freedman, Peter van Nieuwenhuizen and Sergio Ferrara developed landmark theory in 1970sThe most lucrative prize in science has been awarded to three researchers for a landmark theory that married particle physics with Einstein’s description of...
17:56 2019-08-06

| WATCH | Trio win chemistry Nobel for lithium-ion battery Three researchers won the Nobel Chemistry Prize for the development of lithium-ion batteries, paving the way for smartphones and a fossil fuel-free society....
18:28 2019-10-09

Lithium-ion batteries: How they work and why their creators earned a Nobel The lithium-ion battery is a technological breakthrough that helped its creators earn the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday.       ...
11:42 2019-10-10

Two Authors Just Won the Nobel Prize for Literature. Here’s What to Know About Them For the first time in the Nobel Prize for Literature’s 118-year history, two authors were announced Thursday as recipients of the award: Austrian novelist and playwright Peter Handke and Polish author Olga Tokarczuk. (Handke received the Prize ...
06:14 2019-10-11

Nobel prize in physiology or medicine – live! The first of this year’s prizes is about to be announced at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm 10.31am BST I’m really regretting having a huge mug of coffee this morning. This is not the moment for a break... 10.28am BST The fog lifts. Journalists...
11:42 2019-10-07

10 uses for the Nobel-prize winning lithium ion battery Developers of the lithium ion battery were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Check out some key uses for the award-winning technology.       ...
11:42 2019-10-10

Who are the Nobel Peace Prize favorites and when will it be announced?: What you should know The coveted prize is awarded annually to the person or organization who has done the most to promote world peace.        ...
17:14 2019-10-10

The Latest: 3 scientists win Nobel Prize in Physics Three scientists have won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics for their contribution to the understanding of the evolution of the universe and “Earth’s place in the cosmos.”...
12:28 2019-10-08

3 win Nobel Prize in Physics for cosmology work Three scientists won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday for their work in understanding how the universe has evolved, and the Earth's place in it. One winner, Professor James Peebles, spoke to reporters by phone. (Oct. 8)    &...
17:14 2019-10-08

Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to U.S. and British Scientists The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to U.S. and British scientists for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to the amount of oxygen available....
14:00 2019-10-07

‘Nobel Prize in stupidity’: Holocaust survivor wants AOC out of Congress There are few remaining survivors of concentration camps. Ed Mosberg is one of them. And the 93-year-old from Morris Plains, NJ, has no time for Rep. ­Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s statements last week, when she called the southern border’s migrant dete...
02:01 2019-06-30

| WATCH | Ethiopian PM wins Nobel Peace Prize The son of poor villagers, a spy boss, and now the man behind dizzying attempts to reform Africa's fastest-growing economy and heal wounds with Ethiopia's neighbours, Abiy Ahmed has seen an unpredictable and peril-strewn rise to fame....
00:00 2019-10-12

3 get Nobel prize for showing how cells sense low oxygen Three scientists won the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for discovering how cells respond to differing oxygen levels, paving the way for promising strategies to fight anemia, cancer and other diseases...
20:14 2019-10-07

Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded for Advances in Cosmology The Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to three scientists for work advancing understanding of Earth’s place in the cosmos—from the evolution of the universe since the Big Bang to the first discovery of a planet outside our solar-system....
14:00 2019-10-08

Ethiopian PM 'humbled, thrilled' with Nobel Peace Prize Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is "humbled and thrilled" at becoming the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, he said in a recorded phone call with the secretary of the Norwegian Nobel Committee posted online on Friday....
13:56 2019-10-11

For Poland, Nobel Prize in Literature Is Cause for Conflict as Much as Congratulation When Olga Tokarczuk of Poland won the prize, the reaction was as divided as is the country itself. To some, she is an eloquent writer who captures Poland’s tragic history. To others, she is a traitor....
04:56 2019-10-11

Why Didn't Greta Thunberg Win The Nobel Peace Prize Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg was the odds-on favorite to win this year's Nobel Peace Prize.The award would have capped an already extraordinary year, in which Thunberg evolved from a......
15:00 2019-10-11

A Nobel prize that dishonours the victims of genocide | Ed Vuilliamy Whatever his literary merits, Peter Handke’s dismal morals should have disqualified himSo, the highest award in literature goes to a writer who denies the existence of concentration camps that it was my accursed honour to find in Bosnia in 1992, who ...
03:56 2019-10-13

Nobel prizes starts with physiology or medicine prize The so-called Nobel week when the winners of the coveted prizes are announced is starting with two literature laureates and a peace award which will be handed out after the science rewards...
09:56 2019-10-07

‘The Big Bang Theory’ gets shout out before Nobel Prize announcement STOCKHOLM — Life imitated art Tuesday when “The Big Bang Theory” — the American TV sitcom, not the scientific explanation for how the universe began — entered the annals of Nobel Prize history. The announcement of the winners of this year...
22:56 2019-10-08

Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to 3 for Work on Cells The prize was awarded to William G. Kaelin Jr., Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza for their work in discovering how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability....
12:56 2019-10-07

Nobel prize in medicine awarded to hypoxia researchers William G Kaelin, Sir Peter Ratcliffe and Gregg L Semenza share 9m Swedish kronor prize for work on how cells adapt to oxygen availabilityThree scientists have shared this year’s Nobel prize in physiology or medicine for discovering how cells respond...
13:14 2019-10-07

3 win Nobel Prize in Physics for work to understand cosmos STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Canadian-American cosmologist and two Swiss scientists won this year's Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday for their work in understanding how the universe has evolved from the Big Bang and the blockbuster discovery of the first know...
18:28 2019-10-08

| From Michael Jackson to Hitler, unlikely names for Nobel Peace Prize Eighty years ago on the brink of the bloodiest conflict in history, Adolf Hitler was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, illustrating that literally anyone can be nominated....
14:42 2019-10-04

Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to 3 Scientists for Oxygen Research STOCKHOLM — The 2019 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to scientists William G. Kaelin, Jr, Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza. They received the award jointly for their discoveries of “how cells sense and adapt...
14:00 2019-10-07

Nobel prize in medicine awarded to hypoxia researchers – as it happened William G Kaelin, Sir Peter Ratcliffe and Gregg L Semenza share award for work on how cells adapt to oxygen availabilityReport: Nobel prize in medicine awarded to hypoxia researchers 12.30pm BST So there we have it, this year’s Nobel prize in physiol...
18:00 2019-10-07

Nobel Prize winner says battery recycling key to meeting EV demand Akira Yoshino, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry with two others, said the industry should look for ways to increase the amount of solar and wind energy that can be stored in batteries used in cars....
04:00 2019-10-11

Robert Kraft feted in Israel for ‘Jewish Nobel Prize’ JERUSALEM — Israel is rolling out the red carpet for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who arrives next week to collect the Genesis Prize, a prestigious award commonly known as the “Jewish Nobel Prize.” The ceremony on June 20 woul...
04:42 2019-06-13

Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to 3 for Work on Cells and Oxygen The prize was awarded to William G. Kaelin Jr., Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza for their work in discovering how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability....
16:00 2019-10-07

Nobel prize for medicine goes to discovery of how cells sense oxygen The Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine has been jointly awarded to William Kaelin of Harvard University, Peter Ratcliffe of Oxford University and Gregg Semenza of John Hopkins University, for their discovery of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen ...
12:28 2019-10-07

Coveted Nobel Peace Prize to be handed out amid speculation The prestigious Nobel Peace Prize will be handed out Friday with plenty of speculation about possible winners but no hints from the Nobel committee, which doesn’t reveal the names of candidates or nominations for 50 years...
10:14 2019-10-11

Nobel Prize-Winning Writer Toni Morrison Dies At 88 Toni Morrison, the first African American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, has died following a short illness, her family said in a statement on Tuesday. She was 88....
21:00 2019-08-06

Greta Thunberg Didn't Win the Nobel Peace Prize. Good. On Friday, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali. He won for helping de-escalating long-simmering tensions with neighboring Eritrea.Read more......
08:28 2019-10-12

Nobel Prize for Physics winners reveal secrets of space Between the deeply mystifying, intangible stuff — dark energy and dark matter — and the similarly complex, yet tangible findings — exoplanets — 2019's winners bring us ever closer to grasping our place in the universe....
21:14 2019-10-08

| SCARY? Nobel Prize winning physicist speaks of 'little green men' Professor Didier Queloz of Cambridge University, who has jointly been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics, says he strongly believes that alien life exists....
09:14 2019-10-09

Pen-chewing research wins Ig Nobel prize for German scientist A German scientist was awarded an Ig Nobel prize for discovering that holding a pen in your mouth does not bring joy. Other winners proved that one testicle is warmer than the other and that banknotes spread disease....
21:00 2019-09-13

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed Ali, 43, Wins Nobel Peace Prize Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was on Friday awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to resolve his country's conflict with bitter foe Eritrea, the Nobel Committee said....
15:00 2019-10-11

Nobel prize in physics awarded for work on cosmology – as it happened James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz honoured for ‘improving our understanding of evolution of universe and Earth’s place in the cosmos’Full report: Nobel prize in physics goes to cosmology and exoplanet researchers 12.35pm BST And there we ...
13:14 2019-10-09

Trump can’t stop talking about the Nobel Peace Prize. It might have something to do with Obama. Trump’s fascination with the most prestigious foreign affairs award in the world fits a well-known theme of his presidency: his dogged pursuit of praise, validation and superlatives....
11:00 2019-09-24

'Big Bang Theory' gets shout out at Nobel Prize announcement ceremony Life imitated art Tuesday when "The Big Bang Theory" — the American TV sitcom, not the scientific explanation for how the universe began — entered the annals of Nobel Prize history....
14:28 2019-10-09

No Idea Why Obama Got Nobel Prize, Says Trump; Complains He Deserves It Trump went on to raise the surprise awarding of the one of the world's most prestigious accolades in 2009 to his predecessor in the White House Barack Obama....
07:56 2019-09-24

President Trump Insists He Would Get a Nobel Prize, If ‘They Gave It Out Fairly’ On Monday, President Trump said that Nobel Prizes aren’t handed out “fairly.” And if they were, he believes he would receive one for “a lot of things.” While speaking to the Pakistani Press before a meeting with Pakistan...
05:56 2019-09-24

Nobel Prize-Winning Ethiopian PM Known For Unpredictable Working Style Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, winner of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for ending 20 years of hostility with neighbouring Eritrea, can arouse strong reactions at home....
06:28 2019-10-12

Science of far-away planets and infant universe wins Nobel prize Canadian-American cosmologist James Peebles and Swiss scientists Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for revealing the wonder of the evolution of the universe and discovering planets orbiting distant suns....
18:28 2019-10-08

Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison dies The first black woman to receive the Nobel literature prize, Toni Morrison, has died at the age of 88. Her novel "Beloved" won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1988....
17:28 2019-08-06

Nobel prize in physics for discovery of exoplanet orbiting a star The Nobel prize in physics has been jointly awarded to  James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz for their contributions to our understanding of the evolution of the universe and Earth’s place in the cosmos....
16:28 2019-10-08

Nobel prize in physics awarded to cosmology and exoplanet researchers James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz honoured for for ‘improving our understanding of evolution of universe and Earth’s place in the cosmos’Nobel prize in physics - follow it liveThree scientists have been awarded the 2019 Nobel prize in phy...
13:42 2019-10-08

Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to three scientists for exploration of universe A Canadian American cosmologist and two Swiss scientists won this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics for exploring the evolution of the universe and discovering a new kind of planet, with implications for that nagging question: Does life exist only on Ear...
23:14 2019-10-08

Nobel Prize in Physics awarded for discovery of dark matter, exoplanets The Nobel Prize in Physics for 2019 on Tuesday was awarded to three scientists for their focus on the cosmos and the discovery of a new planet outside the solar system....
14:28 2019-10-08

| WATCH | Trio from US and UK win Nobel Medicine Prize for work on cells, oxygen US researchers William Kaelin and Gregg Semenza and Britain's Peter Ratcliffe have shared the Nobel Medicine Prize for discoveries on how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability, the Nobel Assembly says....
02:00 2019-10-08

Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded for Research on How Cells Manage Oxygen The prize was awarded to William G. Kaelin Jr., Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza for discoveries about how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability....
21:42 2019-10-07

Nobel Prize for Medicine winners uncover 'a fundamental mechanism of life' Oxygen's role in sustaining life may be a central tenet of modern biology, but at its root is immense molecular complexity. In uncovering such mechanisms, the 2019 Nobel winners show how we adapt to oxygen deficiency....
20:42 2019-10-07

American, British hypoxia researchers win Nobel Prize for Physiology-Medicine The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine went to three researchers who identified how cells sense changes in oxygen levels and adapt to them, which has revolutionized treatments for cancer, anemia and strokes....
14:00 2019-10-07

Nobel Medicine Prize won by doctors for work on cells' response to oxygen Two Americans and a Briton won the 2019 Nobel Medicine Prize on Monday for discovering a molecular switch that regulates how cells adapt to fluctuating oxygen levels, opening up new approaches to treating heart failure, anaemia and cancer....
08:00 2019-10-08

Nobel prize winner laments lack of money for young physicists Swiss scientist Michel Mayor, who shared the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physics, said on Wednesday he was concerned about how hard is it for young physicists to make a living from their science work....
20:00 2019-10-09

Nobel Prize-winning economist nabs East Village row house What a wedding gift! Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Romer and professor/author Caroline Weber, who married last year, are the new owners of a 19th-century East Village row house that was once owned by Mary-Kate Olsen and her then-boyfriend (now h...
01:42 2019-08-01

2 Nobel literature prize winners expose Europe’s fault lines Nobel Prizes for literature go to two writers enmeshed in Europe’s social fault lines: Olga Tokarczuk, a liberal Pole who has irked her country’s conservative government, and Austrian Peter Handke, seen by some as an apologist for Serbian war crimes...
07:56 2019-10-11

Nobel Prize winner says mankind is doomed to remain on Earth forever Sometime within the next five years or so, NASA plans on sending humans back to the Moon. Looking to the future, NASA is laying the groundwork for crewed trips to Mars as well, and all of this exciting space exploration has inevitably led many to que...
02:56 2019-10-10

"You Had The Nobel Prize?" Trump Asks Yazidi Activist Nadia Murad US President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared unfamiliar with the work and cause of Nobel laureate Nadia Murad as she pleaded with him to help the Yazidis of Iraq....
04:28 2019-07-18

Nobel prize winner Tokarczuk calls for democracy revival in Poland Polish author Olga Tokarczuk, who on Thursday was named the 2018 winner of the Nobel literature prize, said that Poland's general election on Sunday presents a chance for improving democracy in the country....
20:28 2019-10-10

| WATCH | Nobel Physics Prize honours dark matter and exoplanets Canadian-American cosmologist James Peebles and Swiss astronomers Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz have won the Nobel Physics Prize for research that increases the understanding of our place in the universe....
09:14 2019-10-09

Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded for Studies of Earth’s Place in the Universe The cosmologist James Peebles split the prize with the astrophysicists Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz, for work the Nobel judges said “transformed our ideas about the cosmos.”...
20:00 2019-10-08

'They gave one to Obama': Trump complains he deserves a Nobel prize – video Donald Trump has suggested he is deserving of a Nobel prize 'for a lot of things', but has not received one yet because they are not given out fairly. 'They gave one to Obama immediately ... and he had no idea why he got it,' the US president complai...
21:00 2019-09-24

Climate activist Greta Thunberg wins 'alternative Nobel Prize' Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg was named on Wednesday as one of four winners of the 2019 Right Livelihood Award, known as Sweden's alternative Nobel Prize....
11:56 2019-09-25

A Nobel for Sweden's Greta Thunberg? A tough decision for prize committee Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg's shaming of world leaders and air travelers over climate change has won her millions of admirers and attracted many new followers to her cause....
18:42 2019-09-25

Nobel Prize in Economics won by Banerjee, Duflo and Kremer - live updates The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel has been awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael KremerBreaking: Banerjee, Duflo and Kremer winAward recognises work on global povertySecond only female winner I...
12:28 2019-10-14

| Nobel Prize-winning physicist Murray Gell-Mann dead at 89 Murray Gell-Mann, a physicist who theorised the existence of the quark and won a Nobel Prize for his method of classifying particles, has died at age 89, the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) said....
15:42 2019-05-27

Nobel Peace Prize laureates weigh in on Trump's chance of winning The Nobel Prize Committee is just weeks away from announcing its 2019 recipient, months after it surfaced that President Trump was nominated by multiple people for the esteemed prize....
17:00 2019-09-23

Opinion: Nobel Peace Prize for Abiy Ahmed a misguided decision The Ethiopian laureate is surely a reformer, but he predominantly garners recognition beyond his country's borders. Despite the Nobel committee's well-meaning intentions, it is the wrong choice, writes Ludger Schadomsky....
19:42 2019-10-11

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace Prize The award, worth almost a million dollars, has been given to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. He received the prize for his efforts in making peace with Eritrea after years of conflict and tensions....
19:42 2019-10-11

Last Witnesses by Svetlana Alexievich review – the astonishing achievement of the Nobel prize winner From Chernobyl to the experience of children during the second world war ... Alexievich has produced her own remarkable version of Soviet historyIn 1993, two years after Svetlana Alexievich published Boys in Zinc, her oral history of Russia’s war in ...
14:00 2019-07-11

Dr. Gregg Semenza called his mom after winning a Nobel Prize. She thought it was a crank call 2019 Nobel laureate Gregg Semenza of Tarrytown credits his teachers in Sleepy Hollow, New York, with sparking his interest in science.        ...
17:14 2019-10-08

Greta Thunberg Bookies' Favourite For Nobel Peace Prize, Experts Divided Bookmakers seem confident that Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg is a shoo-in for the Nobel Peace Prize to be announced this week, but some experts are more cautious....
09:14 2019-10-09

Nobel Prize for Medicine awarded for discovery of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen William Kaelin, Peter Ratcliffe and Gregg Semenza have been awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine for their discovery of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability....
13:42 2019-10-07

Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed The Nobel Committee Awarded Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed its annual peace prize early Friday morning, lauding the African leader for his substantial efforts in brokering a peace between his country and neighboring Eritrea....
21:28 2019-10-11

Nobel Prize Winner Toni Morrison, One of America’s Greatest Writers, Has Died at 88 In describing the literary greatness of Toni Morrison—winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in literature, the first awarded to an African-American woman—the Nobel Foundation said that Morrison “in novels characterized by visionary force and poetic import, ...
17:56 2019-08-06

Ethiopia's Abiy wins Nobel Peace Prize for ending Eritrea standoff Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his peacemaking efforts which ended two decades of hostility with longtime enemy Eritrea....
13:56 2019-10-11

Greta Thunberg, favourite to win Nobel peace prize, honoured at Standing Rock Swedish activist, 16, visits North and South Dakota in solidarity with indigenous groups fighting Dakota Access oil pipelineGreta Thunberg has been honoured by tribal leaders at Standing Rock in North Dakota, the scene of fierce environmental protest...
16:28 2019-10-09

Nobel Prize in Economics won by Banerjee, Duflo and Kremer for fighting poverty - live updates The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel has been awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for their research alleviating poverty Duflo: Women in economics need more respectBreaking: Banerjee, Duf...
12:56 2019-10-14

James Peebles, Michel Mayor, Didier Queloz Awarded Nobel Prize In Physics The 2019 Nobel Prize for physics was awarded on Tuesday to Canadian-American physicist James Peebles for -theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology-, Swiss astrophysicist Michel Mayor and......
16:56 2019-10-08

Brazil's Amazon chief Raoni tapped for 2020 Nobel Peace Prize nomination A group of Brazilian anthropologists and environmentalists has put forward Chief Raoni Metuktire of the Kayapó tribe as a candidate for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for a lifetime of work protecting the Amazon rainforest....
20:14 2019-09-14

Greta Thunberg wins 'Alternative Nobel Prize' for her 'inspiring' climate change advocacy The announcement comes the same day as Thunberg made headlines for scolding "haters" in a viral Twitter thread aimed at critics.        ...
04:28 2019-09-26

Murray Gell-Mann, Nobel Prize-winning physicist who named quarks, dies at 89 1969 Nobel laureate helped discover subatomic particlesDeath confirmed by Santa Fe Institute he co-foundedMurray Gell-Mann, the Nobel-winning physicist who brought order to the universe by helping discover and classify subatomic particles, has died. ...
00:00 2019-05-27

From the lottery to Nobel prize: meet workers who make life-changing phone calls What’s it like to make uplifting calls that change lives? Ammar Kalia spoke to the people whose job is to spread joyFor 12 years now, Anita Pires has been working at the call centre for Camelot, the company that runs the UK’s national lottery. She is...
18:28 2019-08-18

Greta Thunberg's fans are upset she didn't win the Nobel Prize, but a peace expert says she should have never been a contender Anders Hellberg Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old from Sweden, has become the face of climate change activism. Thunberg launched the "Fridays For Future" movement — or School Strike for Climate — last year. It encourages students to skip sch...
15:56 2019-10-11

Physicists Win Nobel Prize for Finding Exoplanet Around a Sun-Like Star and for Helping Develop Theory of the Universe The 2019 Physics Nobel Prize will be awarded half to James Peebles of Princeton University, and half jointly to Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz of the University of Geneva in Switzerland, for theoretical work improving our understanding of the univers...
18:28 2019-10-08

Ethiopian Prime Minister awarded Nobel Peace Prize: Guterres hails his ‘people first’ agenda The winner of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize has been praised by the UN Secretary-General for creating a pathway to stability in the Horn of Africa region....
00:28 2019-10-12

Nobel peace prize: Greta Thunberg, Abiy Ahmed and Jacinda Ardern among those tipped to win – live news Winner of prestigious award for outstanding contribution to peace to be announced at 10am BST at a ceremony in Oslo, Norway 9.58am BST There’s about two minutes now until the scheduled announcement, and a small group of media and others have gathered...
11:00 2019-10-11

Toni Morrison, Nobel Prize winner, author of 'Beloved,' dies at 88 Toni Morrison, the first black woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, is gone. But her unique voice endures in novels like "Beloved."        ...
19:56 2019-08-06

AI and machine learning dominate World Economic Forum’s list of 2019 Technology Pioneers The World Economic Forum announced 56 companies selected as be Technology Pioneers, many using AI and machine learning across a broad range of sectors.Read More...
04:42 2019-07-02

What is the Mercury Prize? Who won last year? 2019 predictions The Mercury Prize 2019 takes place tonight – but what is it? And who won last year? Here we explain all, including the 2019 predictions...
17:28 2019-09-19

Olga Tokarczuk Wins 2018 Nobel For Literature, Peter Handke For 2019 Nobel Prize In Literature 2019: Polish author Olga Tokarczuk and Austrian author Peter Handke have been named the 2018 and 2019 winners of Nobel Prize for Literature, the Swedish Academy announced on......
19:14 2019-10-10

Emmys 2019: Did 'Game of Thrones' really deserve to win the top prize? The phenomenon of "Game of Thrones" took home outstanding drama series at the 2019 Emmy Awards, but did the lackluster final season deserve it?        ...
21:28 2019-09-23

562 Interactive’s Alluris takes best in show at Indie Prize USA 2019 Alluris from 562 Interactive in the U.S. won the best in show "audience choice" award at GameDaily Connect's Indie Prize USA 2019 contest in Anaheim, California.Read More...
03:42 2019-08-31

IBM announces 2019 Call For Code grand prize winner IBM today announced the 2019 Call for Code grand prize was awarded to Prometeo for developing a health monitoring platform for firefighters. The Barcelona-based team consisting of a nurse, a firefighter, and three developers will receive $200,000 and...
18:00 2019-10-13

U.S. Open tennis 2019: Schedule, odds, prize money Novak Djokovic, the defending men's U.S. Open champion, is the odds-on favorite to win the 2019 U.S. Open, which begins Monday at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center....
01:00 2019-08-27

Utopian dreams and death sentences: Turner prize 2019 – in pictures Travel, time and political tumult mark the work of this year’s four shortlisted artists: Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Oscar Murillo and Tai Shani. Their work features in this gallery Continue reading......
18:14 2019-09-26

The 2019 Wellcome photography prize: close focus on the human condition The annual awards celebrate the best images of science around the worldA human face lies inert on a surgical tray as if staring up at the team of doctors hovering over it. It has taken them 16 hours of precise, painstaking work to remove it from a 31...
23:42 2019-06-01

'Joker' takes top prize at Venice Film Festival, Roman Polanski's 'An Officer and a Spy' wins jury prize Todd Phillips' dark comic book film "Joker" won the Golden Lion Award at the 76th Venice International Film Festival on Saturday and cemented its place as a legitimate contender for the rest of the awards season....
18:56 2019-09-08

A Blackbird Blowing 'Smoke' Rings Wins Top Prize at the 2019 Audubon Photography Awards Like humans, birds breathe. And on a cold day, the moisture from their breath condenses into steam that emanates from their beaks. Photographer Kathrin Swoboda knew this, and was hoping to capture it on film at the park near her house.Read more......
00:00 2019-07-13

Jennifer Hudson surprises crowd, honors Aretha Franklin at 2019 Pulitzer Prize luncheon Hudson took the stage at the end of the program as a surprise guest, closing the show with a musical performance honoring the Queen of Soul.        ...
05:42 2019-05-29

Wimbledon 2019 tennis: Dates, schedule, tickets, Andy Murray latest, odds, prize money and more One of the true, enduring highlights of the British sporting summer is almost upon us as eyes turn towards tennis' third Grand Slam of the year - the 2019 Championships at Wimbledon....
15:00 2019-06-22

‘The People Are the Real Power’: Tayari Jones’ An American Marriage Wins the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction There is grace, and then, there is the kind of grace that unconditional, enduring love requires; the kind of love Tayari Jones’ Celestial and Roy are struggling to keep alive in her celebrated novel, An American Marriage....
18:01 2019-06-06

Evening Standard New Homes Awards 2019: London Square wins top prize for The Glasshouse apartment in Caledonian Road The Evening Standard New Homes Awards winning projects have been revealed, with a two-bedroom apartment in Caledonian Road selected as this year's Grand Prix winner....
16:42 2019-05-21

US Open 2019 tennis: Dates, schedule, tickets, Andy Murray latest, odds, wildcards and prize money It may not have the glamour of Wimbledon, the slipping and sliding on court at Roland Garros or the sizzling Australian summer temperatures, but the US Open remains a huge part of the Grand Slam calendar....
22:42 2019-08-20

Puskas Award 2019: Andros Townsend's stunner against Man City nominated alongside Lionel Messi for Fifa prize Crystal Palace star Andros Townsend has been nominated for Fifa's Puskas Award alongside Lionel Messi and Zlatan Ibrahimovic thanks to his stunning strike against Premier League champions Manchester City last season....
15:56 2019-08-19

These pioneers are championing inclusion in the workplace Meet New York’s inclusion warriors. These people are helping those with disabilities find fulfilling careers, while making workplaces across the city more diverse. Jim Sinocchi, JPMorgan Chase Jim Sinocchi had been retired for six months when he got ...
01:14 2019-09-04

Nevada pioneers law to protect pot-using job-seekers LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada is set to pioneer a law to prevent job-seekers from being immediately rejected for work based on a positive marijuana test. Democratic Assembly members Dina Neal and Edgar Flores sponsored the measure that goes into effect in ...
00:14 2019-06-13

The forgotten pioneers of computer animation Everyone remembers ReBoot. It's hard to forget the show's lead character -- a bright blue 'guardian' named Bob -- and his fight to protect a city inside a computer. The computer-animated series premiered in September 1994, months ...
21:14 2019-10-07

Where Are the Statues of L.G.B.T.Q. Pioneers? Here Are 11 Worthy New Yorkers Virtually nonexistent among the city’s monuments, L.G.B.T.Q. men and women have made outsize contributions to New York’s identity. It is long past time they were put on a pedestal....
23:28 2019-05-21

Big City: Where Are the Statues of L.G.B.T.Q. Pioneers? Here Are 11 Worthy New Yorkers Virtually nonexistent among the city’s monuments, L.G.B.T.Q. men and women have made outsize contributions to New York’s identity. It is long past time they were put on a pedestal....
16:00 2019-05-21

A sense of pride: the London LGBT+ pioneers As London prepares for its rainbow-doused celebration of all things LBGT+, Paul Flynn celebrates the capital's fearless, pioneering heroes who got us where we are today...
13:56 2019-07-04

Could you give up flying? Meet the no-plane pioneers Growing numbers of travellers are abandoning air travel to help save the planet – even if it means spending 14 days on a trainIt has taken Roger Tyers four days to reach Moscow by train from Kiev. His destination is Beijing: a trip that will take 14 ...
07:28 2019-05-22

The first Americans: The untold story of the pioneers of the New World The Americas were the last continents conquered by humanity. Now we know that those who settled there were a hardy group that first had to survive in the Arctic...
20:00 2019-09-25

Forsaken transgender pioneers recognized 50 years after Stonewall According to LGBTQ legend it was Marsha P. Johnson, a black transgender woman, who threw the first brick at the Stonewall Inn 50 years ago, sparking the modern gay liberation movement....
19:28 2019-06-12

GSK signs up gene-editing pioneers in drug discovery alliance British drugmaker GSK said it has struck a research deal with the early pioneers of a prominent gene-editing technology at the University of California, in a boost to its prospects for developing new drugs....
23:56 2019-06-13

Riot grrrl pioneers Bikini Kill: 'We're back. It's intense' Their songs excoriated rape culture, their motto was ‘girls to the front’ – and they inspired Nirvana’s biggest hit. Now Bikini Kill are back with a mission still relevant in 2019Bikini Kill never intended to reunite. “It wasn’t something that crosse...
20:56 2019-06-09

LGBT pioneers Sylvia Rivera, Marsha P. Johnson to be honored NEW YORK (AP) — Two pioneering advocates for gay and transgender rights will be celebrated with a public monument in New York City. City officials are announcing Thursday that a monument to Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P. Johnson will be erected in Green...
04:01 2019-05-30

The Pioneers review: David McCullough on Ohio and a road less travelled An absorbing book about the settlement of the ‘Northwest’ hints at an alternative America that never came to passFor many Europeans (and Americans as well), the term “pioneers” probably evokes images of covered wagons and homesteaders on the vast pra...
00:28 2019-07-05

Forum cracks the vintage passwords of Ken Thompson and other Unix pioneers Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) As one of the original versions of Unix, BSD is an ancient operating system. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that it used what are, by today’s standards, strange, even ridiculous security. For one, the has...
15:42 2019-10-10

Top university split in row over erasing ‘racist’ science pioneers from the campus University College London may rename buildings to cut links to promoters of eugenicsThey were some of Britain’s greatest scientific pioneers. Based at University College London, they developed the first fingerprinting methods, the use of statistics i...
17:28 2019-07-13

Love and Resistance review: priceless pictures of LGBTQ pioneers Fifty years after Stonewall, photographs Kay Tobin Lahusen and Diana Davies pin the zeitgeist to the pageThe riot that changed America’s gay rights movement foreverForty-nine years ago, on the first anniversary of the riots outside the Stonewall Inn,...
13:00 2019-06-30

No getting out of chemistry classes | Brief letters GCSE science | Carry On films | Apt surnames | Clueless crosswords | Not enough womenThe idea that a state school can “scrap” GCSE chemistry because “the lab is expensive to maintain” (Letters, 8 July) is mistaken. All state secondary schools in Engl...
21:14 2019-07-09

The Divorce exes have more chemistry with each other than with anyone else Divorce isn’t one of HBO’s showy, blockbuster hits like the also-currently-airing Euphoria and Big Little Lies—this year it even got booted to Monday nights from prestige Sundays. So it’s not too surprising that was announced last week that this seas...
07:28 2019-07-09

Hidden Figures Way: Street in front of NASA headquarters renamed for pioneers The street outside of NASA's D.C. headquarters has been renamed "Hidden Figures Way" to honor African American women who overcame adversity.        ...
13:56 2019-06-13

Paris suburb pioneers "noise radar" to fine roaring motorcycles Motorcycles thundering through residential neighbourhoods, revving their engines and waking up every child in the street, may soon be a thing of the past in France. A Paris suburb is trying out a new system that can identify noisy vehicles, pinpoint ...
15:14 2019-08-30

Chandrayaan-2 Low-Cost Moon Mission Puts India Among Lunar Pioneers India will step up the international space race on Monday when it launches a low-cost mission to become only the fourth country to land a probe on the Moon....
10:28 2019-07-13

For rebel pioneers of women's game, World Cup brings back memories As the United States and England did battle in their World Cup semi-final, in front of 55,000 fans at Olympique Lyon's stadium, there was the sensation that this was a breakthrough moment for women's football....
21:42 2019-07-04

Paris suburb pioneers 'noise radar' to fine roaring motorcycles Motorcycles thundering through residential neighborhoods, revving their engines and waking up every child in the street, may soon be a thing of the past in France. A Paris suburb is trying out a new system that can identify noisy vehicles, pinpoint t...
20:42 2019-08-30

Forget fast fashion: slow style pioneers on the clothes they've worn for decades As consumers grow tired of cheap, disposable items and ‘haul culture’, six people tell the story behind the piece of clothing they’ve cherished longestA peek in the average British wardrobe will confirm that we are living in increasingly throwaway ti...
11:42 2019-06-11

Eli Manning finding chemistry with his new Giants’ target Our daily practice report from Giants training camp: Good Eli Manning was 9-for-12 in 11-on-11 drills. Golden Tate was a big target for Manning, as the two continue to develop their chemistry on the field. Bad Manning might have had a solid day, but ...
07:42 2019-08-01

Nets’ volatile chemistry still a major question The Nets brain trust made a huge splash by adding Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving on June 30, but have kept a low profile since. Other than general manager Sean Marks and coach Kenny Atkinson’s lone press conference in early July, they’ve maintained ra...
16:14 2019-09-24

The Adam Gase-Sam Darnold chemistry is already evident Sam Darnold played just seven snaps in Thursday’s preseason opener against the Giants, but it was another step in the development of the quarterback’s chemistry with new coach Adam Gase. Gase calls the plays and he is the voice in Darnold’s helmet sp...
04:14 2019-08-10

NBA analyst talks LeBron-AD chemistry and other intrigue SiriusXM NBA analyst Tim Legler talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about a refreshing NBA offseason, Steph Curry’s greatness and one stumbling block for the LeBron James and Anthony Davis tandem on the Lakers. Q: How has it been preparing for thi...
14:42 2019-10-04

Eli Manning’s chemistry growing with two Giants receivers Highlights from the Giants practice on Wednesday: Something good Eli Manning had another solid day, going 5-for-6 in the 7-on-7 drills. He and receiver Bennie Fowler seem to be bolstering their chemistry each day, which was highlighted by several com...
00:42 2019-08-15

Mark Jackson and Jeff Van Gundy explain on-air chemistry If only NBA executives felt as strongly about Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson as the two feel about each other. The two are widely respected for the work they have done on the sidelines, but recent attempts to return there have proven fruitless. Both...
10:14 2019-05-31

Seidl: Good chemistry 'important' between team mates "McLaren\u0027s new team principal Andreas Seidl says that it\u0027s important that the squad\u0027s two drivers Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris have good chemistry and work well together."...
15:28 2019-08-11

Student burned in chemistry class should get $5M: city lawyer A city lawyer argued that the teacher who conducted a chemistry experiment gone awry shouldn’t be blamed for the accident that badly burned a Beacon High School teen — and the former student should be awarded no more than $5 million in damages. Mark ...
03:42 2019-06-28

Caddie chemistry helping Westwood mount a charge Lee Westwood admits his caddie knows little about golf but that's alright because the person carrying his bag around the Royal Portrush links is his girlfriend Helen Storey....
23:28 2019-07-19

Beacon HS student burned in botched chemistry experiment awarded nearly $60M A Manhattan jury on Monday awarded nearly $60 million in damages to a former Beacon High School student who was badly burned by a teacher’s botched chemistry experiment more than five years ago. The stunning amount nearly equals the $70 million...
23:00 2019-07-01

Former NYC student awarded nearly $60M after chemistry experiment left him severely disfigured A former New York City high school student was awarded nearly $60 million by a jury after he was left severely disfigured in a horrific chemistry experiment gone wrong....
13:56 2019-07-02

50-Year Chemistry Mystery Solved by Wild New Carbon Ring Some precision chemistry performed atop a slice of table salt has given researchers unprecedented views of a controversial form of carbon.Read more......
16:14 2019-08-16

Discover the artist who builds tiny worlds with basic chemistry The photo shows a tiny world created by artist Hicham Berrada from wax, acid, metal salts and chemistry. It comes alive at his exhibition at London’s Hayward Gallery...
09:00 2019-07-02

Jets’ offensive-line chemistry a huge concern for Week 1 Highlights from the Jets practice on Monday: Something good This was Le’Veon Bell’s strongest practice of the summer. The running back received a heavy workload and he was very active. He was hitting holes with force and was not shying away from cont...
22:00 2019-08-12

Teacher of chemistry lab gone wrong neglected safety protocols: expert A chemistry safety expert testified Thursday in the trial for a Beacon High School Student who was burned in an experiment-gone-wrong in 2014 to say that his chemistry teacher and the school neglected a slew of safety protocols. “It never should have...
22:00 2019-06-20

American Chemistry Council lobbyist’s parting warning for Trump The chemical industry’s top lobbyist in Washington said his industry has the ill-fated honor of being one of two most affected by China’s retaliatory tariffs....
01:42 2019-07-06

Randall Cobb builds chemistry with Dak Prescott as WR settles in with Cowboys After signing with the Cowboys this spring, Randall Cobb is building a rapport with a new quarterback for the first time since his rookie season.       ...
01:56 2019-06-12

Bronze and Parris chemistry too potent for Scotland | Suzanne Wrack Parris will join the Ballon d’Or nominee Bronze at Lyon next season and the England pair showed exactly why they have been signed by Europe’s leading clubThere was an all too familiar ruthlessness with which Lucy Bronze and Nikita Parris, who will bo...
01:56 2019-06-10

Chemistry lab fire left teen unrecognizable, dad tells jury A massive fireball from a botched high school chemistry lab experiment left his son, Alonzo, in excruciating pain — and burned beyond recognition, a dad testified in Manhattan on Thursday. “I didn’t recognize his face,” dad Claudio Yanes sobbed on th...
02:56 2019-06-14

Better Batteries Hopes that renewable energy could blunt the worst of climate change used to face a seemingly insurmountable hurdle: the need for better batteries. After all, the wind doesn’t always blow and the sun doesn’t always shine. But those better batteries ar...
08:28 2019-10-12

David Tennant and Michael Sheen's chemistry keeps Good Omens afloat The stakes of Amazon’s Good Omens are probably the highest of any TV series, with the opposing forces of Heaven and Hell preparing to wage the war to end all wars—and life—here on Earth. But while that conflict does provide the broader framework for ...
03:14 2019-05-31

Sparkling star chemistry (and Keanu Reeves!) makes Always Be My Maybe a can’t-miss Netflix rom-com Rom-coms have the tricky task of straddling the “rom” and the “com” part, with a lot of star-steered vehicles leaning toward the former. Always Be My Maybe thankfully focuses on the latter; there are a lot of laughs packed into its friendship-becomes...
17:42 2019-05-30

UN lauds special chemistry of the periodic table, kicking off 150th anniversary celebrations On Tuesday, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) launched the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements at its headquarters in Paris, kicking off a series of events and activities to be hel...
18:00 2019-05-21

Apple locking down iPhone batteries Apple is at it again with more anti-consumer behavior. This time the company has activated a dormant software lock that hinders third-party battery replacements. But there may be a good reason behind this....
18:56 2019-08-08

Enriching solid-state batteries Researchers at MIT have come up with a new pulsed laser deposition technique to make thinner lithium electrolytes using less heat, promising faster charging and potentially higher-voltage solid-state lithium ion batteries. Key to the new technique f...
00:56 2019-07-12

EVs, batteries could draw bulk of $7B GM pledge to UAW New electric vehicles, an all-electric pickup truck and an advanced battery system could draw much of the $7 billion that GM has pledged to invest in the U.S....
06:28 2019-09-17

Top budget smartphones with big batteries in India A decent battery is the root of any smartphone worth its salt. It ensures that you can get the most out of your phone during any point of the day, without worrying about battery drain. More importantly, it dictates whether or not you can listen to tu...
15:28 2019-05-21

Tesla Said to Be Advanced Talks to Buy Batteries From LG Chem Tesla is in advanced talks with South Korea's LG Chem to source batteries for vehicles to be made in its Shanghai plant, a person familiar with the matter said....
15:00 2019-08-23

Astronauts are swapping out ISS batteries like it’s an old pickup truck The International Space Station is a high-tech laboratory and high-flying living space. It’s an incredible structure that has been keeping astronauts safe and helping them carry out scientific objectives for nearly two decades now. But, like an...
04:56 2019-10-08

A new coating could be the key to lighter lithium metal batteries For a couple of years now, scientists have positioned lithium metal batteries as the next major breakthrough in battery technology, thanks to two main advantages over their lithium-ion counterparts. First, they can store at least 33 percent more powe...
11:00 2019-08-27

UK car industry future hinges 'not on Brexit, but on batteries' Jaguar Land Rover boss says UK needs batteries made in Britain - or carmakers will leaveThe feeling of relief in the British car industry was almost palpable on Friday, when Jaguar Land Rover said it would invest billions in producing new electric ve...
02:14 2019-07-08

Standardise batteries on electric vehicles | Letters Richard Snape says drivers should be able to exchange a depleted battery for a fully charged one at a service station. Plus Adrian Townsend questions the wisdom of recommending a new Oxford-to-Cambridge motorwayI think the National Infrastructure Com...
20:14 2019-06-04

Nissan looks for ways to use long-lasting EV batteries Nissan is testing ways to use EV batteries outside of the car. The automaker's data shows that the batteries used by its Leaf will outlast the car by 10-12 years....
21:00 2019-05-24

Best power bank in India: Best batteries over 10,000mAh Believe it or not, smartphone batteries have gotten better over the last few years, especially compared to when Android phones just arrived into the market. The powerful pocket computers demand power and OEMs do their best to offer the best solution ...
13:42 2019-06-07

Platinum giant wants in on batteries to ease EV threat Anglo American Platinum wants to create a new multi-billion dollar business for platinum-group metals to compete with cobalt and nickel as electric vehicles reduce the need for traditional catalytic converters....
20:56 2019-08-13

Under the skin: Why solid-state batteries are a big positive If solid-state batteries become a reality, range of EVs could double, weight would reduce and batteries, like this one in the I-Pace, would shrink significantly Safer and more durable than their lithium ion counterparts, solid-state batteries could...
03:14 2019-07-01

Don't Misplace These Deals On Tiles, Now With Replaceable Batteries And lo, Tile decreed you can replace your own batteries now, and there was much rejoicing. If you’ve been waiting on a good deal for the new Tiles with replaceable batteries, we find some good deals buried in the couch cushions....
15:28 2019-09-16

FAA tells airlines MacBook Pros with defective batteries can’t fly The 2015 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro. (credit: Andrew Cunningham) The Federal Aviation Administration has banned certain 15-inch MacBook Pros with potentially defective batteries from US flights. The move, which follows Apple's June recall announcem...
01:28 2019-08-15

Under the skin: how paint is improving EV batteries and autonomous cars New types of paint-like coatings promise to make better batteries and help lidar to see black cars in the gloom Among all the oily bits and electronics coming our way as cars get more sophisticated, there are some technologies that we’ll never even ...
12:56 2019-10-07

Skip’s new electric scooter is equipped with waterproof batteries Electric scooters are prone to a lot of wear and tear -- which gives most of them a pretty short shelf life. Skip unveiled a new model of electric scooter, the S3, that should be tougher and more sustainable than its predecessor. The S3 includes swap...
21:00 2019-08-14

Tesla agrees to buy LG Chem batteries for China EVs, sources say Batteries made by LG Chem will be used initially in Model 3 cars manufactured in the plant near Shanghai, Tesla’s first outside of the U.S., sources told Bloomberg....
22:42 2019-08-23

New Research Promises Electric Car Batteries That Last For a Million Miles Electric motors guzzle electricity, which can be especially hard on a rechargeable battery. The power cells used in electric vehicles, like Teslas, have an expected lifespan of around 300,000 to 500,000 miles, but a team of battery researchers believ...
17:00 2019-09-23

PSA to assemble batteries for hybrid, electric cars in Slovakia French carmaker PSA, owner of the Peugeot, Citroen and DS brands, will start assembling batteries for its hybrid and electric cars at its plant in Trnava, Slovakia, and later at its plant in Vigo, Spain....
15:56 2019-06-14

Sunday's Best Deals: Fire TVs, Instant Pot Max, AmazonBasics Batteries, and More Get a free Echo Dot when you buy a Fire TV, Instant Pot Max, and a 20-pack of AmazonBasics AA Batteries lead of Sunday’s best deals from around the web....
16:56 2019-08-18

Apple Is Recalling Some MacBook Pro Models Because of Overheating Batteries Apple on Thursday recalled some MacBook Pro laptops sold between September 2015 and February 2017 due to a “battery that may overheat and pose a safety risk.” The Cupertino, California-based technology giant said in a statement that it is...
22:28 2019-06-20

Electric pickup, batteries included in GM's $7 billion pledge An all-electric pickup truck and an advanced battery system will be part of the $7 billion that General Motors Co has pledged to invest in the United States as parts of contract talks with the United Auto Workers....
10:28 2019-09-17

Giant Batteries Supercharge Wind and Solar Plans A global wave of investment in high-capacity batteries is poised to transform the market for renewable energy, making it more practical and affordable to store wind and solar power....
01:28 2019-08-12

Mophie adds USB-C ports to refreshed Powerstation batteries Mophie, the makers of a popular line of external batteries, announced today an update to its Powerstation family of portable chargers. The refreshed versions of the Powerstation line come in four different capacities, a variety of colors and now incl...
13:42 2019-05-30

How hard is it to remove batteries from AirPods? Watch me cut one open. Tens of millions of people own AirPods, Apple’s most successful new product in years. But each one of those white buds contains a rechargeable battery marching toward an untimely death in as little as two years....
20:56 2019-10-08

Apple recalls some MacBook Pros because of overheating batteries Apple issued a recall for certain models of its popular MacBook Pro laptop after it became aware of issues that its battery could overheat and "pose a safety risk."...
06:28 2019-06-21

Nissan's zero-emission ice cream truck uses recycled EV batteries For some, chasing the neighborhood ice cream truck is a favorite summer tradition. But many ice cream trucks have diesel engines, and older models keep those engines running to power the freezers. That means you get a hefty side of CO2 emissions with...
18:42 2019-06-20

Crash spills cocoa powder, batteries on freeway in Indiana BURNS HARBOR, Ind. (AP) — A crash involving two semitrailers scattered cocoa powder and lithium batteries across an interstate in Indiana, closing part of the freeway. No one was injured in the crash about 3:40 a.m. Friday along eastbound Interstate ...
21:28 2019-06-14

iPhone 11 tipped to ship with bigger batteries and a faster charger Apple is widely expected to unveil the iPhone 11 series on September 10th, with the three new iPhones expected to hit stores some 10 day later. As much as Apple wants to keep its next smartphone secret, we inevitably find out several details about th...
16:56 2019-08-21

Audi in talks to buy EV batteries from BYD amid supply constraints, report says Batteries from Warren Buffett-backed BYD would be used to equip upscale vehicles made on the Premium Platform Electric architecture jointly developed by Audi and Porsche, Bloomberg reported....
08:00 2019-08-30

Toyota, China's CATL in partnership for new energy vehicle batteries Toyota Motor Corp has agreed to partner with China's Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL) to supply and develop batteries for new energy vehicles....
09:14 2019-07-17

We Found More Deals On Tile Item Finders, Now With Replaceable Batteries Tile Mate with Replaceable Battery | $19 | AmazonFour Pack Tile Mate with Replaceable Battery | $50 | AmazonFour Pack Tile Combo | $45 | Amazon...
20:42 2019-10-07

Rivian will repurpose used EV batteries for solar power in Puerto Rico Rivian is known for pushing the boundaries of battery tech. Not only is the startup working on the first all-electric pickup for the US market, it's also planning "Rivian-to-Rivian" charging, which will allow its vehicles to charge each other, a...
17:14 2019-06-14

Official documents reveal exactly how much bigger Apple’s iPhone 11 and 11 Pro batteries are Battery life is easily one of the highlights of Apple’s new iPhone 11 models. Early reviewers confirmed Apple’s claims for all three devices, which is great news for buyers who’ve been asking for better battery life from their iPhon...
19:14 2019-09-18

Eco-friendly aluminum batteries might power solar and wind farms Renewable energy might soon have storage batteries that are more environmentally friendly in their own right. Researchers have developed a new form of aluminum battery with twice the energy density of previous designs, making the technology more pra...
00:28 2019-10-01

South Korea's LG Chem to team up with China's Geely on EV batteries South Korean battery maker LG Chem Ltd said on Thursday it had signed an agreement to set up a joint venture with China's Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd to produce batteries for electric vehicles....
05:42 2019-06-13

Motorcycles, batteries and rifles: Here's a list of products that still face September tariffs The United States Trade Representative releases the lists of items that will face new tariffs in September and December, with items such as cellphones and kitchenware getting a temporary reprieve....
22:56 2019-08-13

Apple puts 15-inch, mid-2015 MacBook Pro batteries under voluntary recall If you have a 15-inch MacBook Pro from 2015, you might be owed a battery replacement from Apple, as they've been placed under a voluntary recall. Certain 2015 MacBook Pro models have a battery issue which can cause them to overheat and pote...
22:28 2019-06-20

Apple locks new iPhone batteries to prevent third-party repair, report says Enlarge (credit: SOPA Images | Getty) If your new iPhone needs a new battery anytime soon, you may not want to bother replacing it yourself or heading to your local third-party shop. Thanks to a change on Apple's part, you'll be basically left with...
20:00 2019-08-08

Toyota using Tesla-style Panasonic batteries for China hybrids: sources Toyota Motor Corp has started using the same type of battery that Panasonic Corp designed for Tesla Inc in some of its plug-in hybrids sold in China, sources familiar with the matter said....
20:42 2019-09-13

Apple voluntarily recalling batteries on MacBook Pro notebooks due to safety risk. What to do Apple announced a voluntary recall of certain 15-inch MacBook Pro mostly sold between between September 2015 and February 2017. Batteries may overheat.       ...
00:42 2019-06-21

Apple introduces a recall program for some MacBook Pro laptops with faulty batteries The 2015 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro. [credit: Andrew Cunningham ] Today, Apple sent out a press release and published a customer support do...
01:56 2019-06-21

Leaks suggest graphene will supercharge future Samsung phone batteries Currently smartphone batteries last about a day to two days, but that could radically change in the next few years, if graphene batteries become commonly used. Now, it looks like Samsung phones could be the first to enjoy this new form of smartphone ...
14:28 2019-08-13

Refreshed Mophie Powerstation batteries bring power, versatility, and style together Despite selling its products at a premium compared to a number of its competitors, Mophie is apparently the most successful external battery brand in the US. That's due in large part to the company's popular battery cases designed specifically for us...
11:00 2019-05-30

Vape pen explodes, shattering teen’s jaw amid rising concerns over batteries Austin Adams, 17, was trying to quit smoking. So he turned to electronic cigarettes in an attempt to ease his addiction to tobacco. He found the one he wanted — a device from a company called VGOD — and asked his mother, Kailani Burton, to buy it for...
03:42 2019-06-21

Truckmaker Volvo lifts market view, picks Samsung for batteries Sweden's AB Volvo raised its market forecasts for North America and Europe on Thursday, as higher trucks and construction equipment deliveries helped it to top profit estimates....
15:14 2019-07-18

Toyota using made-for-Tesla Panasonic batteries for China hybrids -Nikkei Toyota Motor Corp has started using batteries that Panasonic Corp designed for Tesla Inc in some of its plug-in hybrids sold in China, the Nikkei business daily reported on Friday....
06:42 2019-09-13

Japan's JX Nippon Mining seeks pot of gold in high-tech chips, batteries The mining and smelting unit of giant Japanese energy-to-metals company JXTG Holdings plans to drill down into the world of consumer electronics and high-tech batteries to beef up profits while pausing on traditional, high-investment base metals proj...
20:56 2019-07-03

UPDATE 1-Toyota using made-for-Tesla Panasonic batteries for China hybrids -Nikkei Toyota Motor Corp has started using batteries that Panasonic Corp designed for Tesla Inc in some of its plug-in hybrids sold in China, the Nikkei business daily reported on Friday....
06:42 2019-09-13

Zoox CEO explains what makes the company’s self-driving cars better: four-wheel steering, big batteries, AI Zoox CEO Aicha Evans detailed the self-driving tech company's platform and vision during a keynote address at Amazon's re:MARS conference in Vegas.Read More...
00:00 2019-06-07

Uber unveils brand new Jump electric scooters and swappable batteries for bikes Uber launched its Jump scooter rental service in October, with Xiaomi delivering the actual scooters that are one tap away if available in your city. But Uber has partnered with a different company for a second version of the Jump scooter, which will...
04:00 2019-06-13

Apple recalled a limited number of older MacBook Pros due to overheating batteries If you’re the proud owner of a 15-inch MacBook Pro that you bought anywhere between September 2015 and February 2017, then you might want to check if you qualify for a free battery replacement. Apple has just recalled a limited number of older ...
17:28 2019-06-21

Google Play apps with 1.5 million downloads drained batteries and slowed devices Enlarge (credit: NurPhoto | Getty Images) Researchers have discovered two Google Play apps with more than 1.5 million downloads engaging in a new form of click fraud that drained batteries, slowed performance, and increased mobile data usage of inf...
12:42 2019-08-29

Christina Milian and Adam Demos showcase their chemistry in 'Falling Inn Love' When city girl Gabriela spontaneously enters a contest and wins a rustic New Zealand inn, she teams up with contractor Jake Taylor to fix and flip it.        ...
05:42 2019-08-28

Thursday's Best Deals: Nintendo Switch Online, Trtl Travel Pillow, Anker AA Batteries, and More A Trtl Travel Pillow, 12 months of Nintendo Switch Online, and Anker Alkaline AA Batteries lead off Thursday’s best deals from around the web....
17:28 2019-09-05

Report: Apple Has Activated Software Locks on iPhone Batteries to Discourage Third-Party Repairs Apple has activated a “dormant software lock” that effectively kneecaps third-party replacement batteries on some newer models of iPhone, according to a report from iFixIt on Wednesday, by disabling access to battery health data unless the replacemen...
15:42 2019-08-08

Coast Guard issues warning on charging phone batteries after California boat fire In the wake of the deadly California dive boat fire, the Coast Guard recommends boat operators limit the unsupervised use of power strips        ...
14:42 2019-09-12

What's the point of Nobel prizes? For some they are the pinnacle of recognition, for others they reek of western bias and sexism. So who will win this year’s awards?To his family’s horror, Alfred Nobel’s last will and testament in 1895 left most of his estate, the equivalent of £148m...
11:14 2019-10-07

'Orange is the New Black' stars on how it ends, and its impact: 'We were pioneers' Netflix's "Orange is the New Black" is ending with Season 7, streaming Friday. Stars Danielle Brooks and Laura Prepon talk the emotional last episode.        ...
18:14 2019-07-31

Oldest Nobel winner says he's not retiring The oldest person to ever receive a Nobel Prize, John B. Goodenough, said Wednesday he's not going into retirement and still has work to do. (Oct. 9)        ...
23:14 2019-10-09

5 things Nobel Laureates say you should do to be successful Insider StudiosGetty Images Success means being able to balance work and life. Several Nobel Laureates weighed in on the steps they took to become successful while still making time for their families. Discover Nobel Perspectives — explori...
18:28 2019-09-30

Nobel in physics is a two-fer: Big Bang and exoplanets Enlarge (credit: NASA) Today's Nobel Prize in physics was evenly split between two discoveries and, thus, unevenly split among the three honored. Typically when this happens, the two discoveries are at least somewhat related; that doesn't seem to b...
00:28 2019-10-09

Peter Handke's Nobel win sparks outrage The decision to award Austrian writer Peter Handke a Nobel Prize in Literature has sparked widespread outrage, with critics calling it "shameful" that the award has been given to a "genocide denier."...
03:14 2019-10-12

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison dies at 88 American author Toni Morrison, the first black woman of any nationality to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, has died at the age of 88, her publisher confirmed Tuesday....
18:42 2019-08-06

| Humans will not 'migrate' to other planets, Nobel winner says Humans will never migrate to a planet outside of Earth's solar system because it would take far too long to get there, Swiss Nobel laureate Michel Mayor says....
14:00 2019-10-10

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison dead at 88 Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in “Beloved,” “Song of Solomon” and other works transformed American letters, has died at age 88...
17:00 2019-08-06

James Peebles shares Nobel in physics Canadian-born James Peebles, 84, an emeritus professor at Princeton University shares this year's Nobel Prize in Physics along with two Swiss scientists. (Oct. 8)        ...
02:56 2019-10-09

Nobel laureates on a quest for world peace Juan Manuel Santos, Lech Walesa, David Trimble, Jody Williams and Shirin Ebadi are analyzing the reasons for global conflict. Although they point to three issues in particular, there are others as well....
22:42 2019-09-22

Harvard's Dr William Kaelin Jr discusses Nobel win A Massachusetts researcher says he had " an out-of-body type of experience" when he got a predawn call informing him that he was one of three scientist won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine. (Oct. 7)        ...
19:56 2019-10-07

Abiy Ahmed: Ethiopia's first Nobel laureate The prime minister of Ethiopia has won the Nobel Peace Prize for his rapid domestic political reforms and for making peace with Eritrea. In Ethiopia, some say he has reopened ethnic conflicts and uprooted millions....
19:42 2019-10-11

The Latest: 3 awarded economics Nobel for study on poverty The Nobel prize in economics has been awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.”...
12:56 2019-10-14

Making amends: Two Nobel Prizes for Literature to be awarded Sexual harassment, corruption, and rejection of the award — after a scandalous year in 2018, two writers will receive a Nobel Prize for Literature. A new jury is also to restore the reputation of the Swedish Academy....
13:42 2019-10-09

Kary B. Mullis, 74, Dies; Found a Way to Analyze DNA and Won Nobel His discovery created a new world of possibilities in diagnosing disease, unearthing the past and assisting in criminal cases, including O.J. Simpson’s murder trial....
14:14 2019-08-16

2 Nobel literature prizes to be awarded after 2018 scandal Two Nobel Prizes in literature will be announced this year after the 2018 literature award was postponed following sex abuse allegations that rocked the Swedish Academy...
11:14 2019-10-10

Nobel-winning author Toni Morrison dead at 88 U.S. author Toni Morrison, whose 1987 novel "Beloved" about a runaway slave won a Pulitzer Prize and contributed to a body of work that made her the first black woman to be presented the Nobel Prize in Literature, has died at the age of 88, her publi...
21:00 2019-08-06

"Shame Is Sealed As A New Value": Outrage Over Nobel For Peter Handke Austrian writer Peter Handke's Nobel literature prize win on Thursday sparked outrage in Albania, Bosnia and Kosovo, where he is widely seen as an admirer of late Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic....
09:56 2019-10-11

Nobel-winning physicist Murray Gell-Man dies at 89 SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Murray Gell-Mann, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist who brought order to the universe by helping discover and classify subatomic particles, has died at the age of 89. Gell-Mann died Friday at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Hi...
22:56 2019-05-26

Our bodies’ built-in oxygen sensing gets three a Nobel in Medicine Enlarge / Levels of red blood cells are adjusted based on the activity of the pathway defined by this work. (credit: Getty) Today's Nobel Prize in Medicine was awarded to three researchers who helped figure out how the human body senses oxygen. Wil...
02:28 2019-10-08

Study of French postmen's testicles is an Ig Nobel winner Nappy-changing machine and saliva calculation also triumph in annual science prizeThere comes a time in a scientist’s life when the surest route to global fame involves a bevy of naked French postmen with thermometers taped to their testicles.At leas...
09:42 2019-09-13

Nobel-winner Paul Nurse on Brexit: ‘The UK is turning in on itself’ Scientists fear the UK has lost its way due to Brexit and research could suffer as a result, one of the country’s most respected scientists tells New Scientist...
16:42 2019-05-21

Economist who slated colleagues’ work is tipped for Nobel Ariel Rubinstein, who says economics lacks common sense, heads list of likely winnersAn economics professor who has trashed the work of his colleagues and their ability to forecast how economies will develop is one of the frontrunners for the Nobel M...
21:42 2019-10-13

Toni Morrison, author and Nobel laureate, dies aged 88 With novels including Beloved and The Bluest Eye, the acclaimed author dramatised African American experience with fierce passionToni Morrison, who chronicled the African American experience in fiction over five decades, has died aged 88.In a stateme...
17:00 2019-08-06

Austria's Handke and Poland's Tokarczuk win Nobel literature prizes Austrian writer Peter Handke won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday and Polish author Olga Tokarczuk was named as the 2018 winner after a sexual assault scandal led to last year's award......
01:42 2019-10-11

Olga Tokarczuk, Peter Handke win Nobel literature prizes Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk and Austrian writer Peter Handke have won the 2018 and b2019 Nobel Prizes for literature, a rare double announcement that came after no prize was announced last year...
14:28 2019-10-10

Toni Morrison, 'Beloved' author and Nobel laureate, dies at 88 Toni Morrison, author of seminal works of literature on the black experience such as "Beloved," "Song of Solomon" and "Sula" and the first African-American woman to win a Nobel Prize, has died, her publisher Knopf confirmed to CNN....
19:28 2019-08-06

Austrian Handke and Poland's Tokarczuk win Nobel literature prizes Austrian writer Peter Handke won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday and the 2018 award went to Polish author Olga Tokarczuk, the Swedish Academy said on Thursday....
15:42 2019-10-10

Cubed wombat poop, why your left nut runs hot, among Ig Nobel winners Enlarge / A "Moment of Science" in the 2017 Ig Nobel ceremony: Daniel Davis faces a Tesla coil. (credit: Mike Binveniste/Improbable Research) Over the years, curious intrepid scientists have gleaned insight into why the wombat's poo is cube-shaped,...
06:14 2019-09-13

Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke win Nobel prizes in literature The Swedish Academy announced laureates for 2018 and 2019, after scandal forced last year’s award to be postponedOlga Tokarczuk: the dreadlocked feminist winner the Nobel needed‘A troubling choice’: authors criticise Handke’s controversial Nobel winT...
18:56 2019-10-10

Nobel-winning physicist who ‘brought order to universe’ dies at 89 SANTA FE, NM — Murray Gell-Mann, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist who brought order to the universe by helping discover and classify subatomic particles, has died at the age of 89. Gell-Mann died Friday at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico. His death...
18:56 2019-05-27

We were promised a less Eurocentric Nobel. We got two laureates from Europe | Maya Jaggi Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke may be fine writers but their awards only add to suspicions over the prize’s limited horizonsOlga Tokarczuk: the dreadlocked feminist winner the Nobel needed‘A troubling choice’: authors criticise Handke’s controversia...
02:28 2019-10-12

World mourns the death of Nobel laureate Toni Morrison Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in “Beloved,” “Song of Solomon” and other works transformed American letters, has died at age 88...
05:14 2019-08-07

Like "Withdrawing Nobel": Ex-JNU Vice Chancellor, Asked To Submit Resume Jawaharlal Nehru University's exercise to call for resumes of professors emeriti is similar to "withdrawing" Nobel of a recipient, if he or she is thought to be not doing enough good work a decade or......
13:00 2019-09-06

Peter Handke and Olga Tokarczuk win Nobel Prizes in literature The decision to confer two prizes was expected, since the Swedish Academy announced last year that it would postpone the 2018 literature prize until this year....
16:56 2019-10-10

Peter Handke: an adversarial talent and controversial Nobel laureate Since his 1966 debut The Hornets, the Austrian playwright and author has tested, inspired and shocked audiences‘A troubling choice’: authors criticise Handke’s winOlga Tokarczuk: the dreadlocked feminist winner the Nobel neededIt was, undoubtedly, Pe...
21:14 2019-10-10

Greta Thunberg wins 'alternative Nobel' for environmental work Chinese women’s rights advocate Guo Jianmei also among quartet of ‘practical visionaries’ recognised in Right Livelihood awardsDays after her powerful speech to the UN climate action summit reverberated around the world, Greta Thunberg has been named...
18:14 2019-09-25

Greta Thunberg Awarded ‘Alternative Nobel’ for Climate Change Activism Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg on Wednesday was named one of the 2019 recipients of the Right Livelihood Award, known as the “Alternative Nobel Prize,” days after imploring world leaders to take the threat of climate change more ser...
21:00 2019-09-25

Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke Awarded Nobel Prizes in Literature The 2018 and 2019 laureates were named at the same time because last year’s prize was postponed over a scandal involving a husband of an academy member....
17:14 2019-10-10

No-deal Brexit would leave science dead for years, say Nobel prizewinners Top scientists accuse Boris Johnson of sacrificing the UK’s research reputation – and billions of pounds in EU grantsTwo Nobel laureates and other top scientists are accusing Boris Johnson of destroying Britain’s global reputation by behaving “like a...
13:14 2019-10-09

Nobel laureate launches reparations fund for sexual violence survivors UNITED NATIONS — The Nobel Peace Prize-winning surgeon whose hospital in war-torn Congo has treated over 50,000 victims of sexual violence has launched a fund with the goal of providing reparations for survivors of conflicts around the world. Dr. Den...
19:56 2019-09-23

Nobel Prizes in Literature Awarded to Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke The 2018 and 2019 laureates were named at the same time because last year’s prize was postponed over a scandal involving a husband of an academy member....
14:28 2019-10-10

Akzo Nobel second-quarter core profit surges 36% on higher prices Dutch paints and coatings maker Akzo Nobel reported a better-than-expected 36% jump in second-quarter core profit on Wednesday, as higher prices and cost savings offset raw material inflation....
11:28 2019-07-24

Toni Morrison dies at age 88. The Nobel laureate transfigured American literature. Morrison, the Nobel Prize-winning novelist who conjured a black girl longing for blue eyes, a slave mother who kills her child to save her from bondage, and other indelible characters who helped transfigure a literary canon long closed to African Ame...
17:28 2019-08-06

Peter Handke, Olga Tokarczuk awarded Nobel Prizes in Literature The 2018 Nobel Prize in literature has been awarded to Polish author Olga Tokarczuk “for a narrative imagination that with encyclopedic passion represents the crossing of boundaries as a form of life,” while the 2019 prize went to Austria...
16:28 2019-10-10

'A troubling choice': authors criticise Peter Handke's controversial Nobel win Writers including Salman Rushdie, Hari Kunzru and Slavoj Žižek say the 2019 Nobel laureate ‘combines great insight with shocking ethical blindness’Olga Tokarczuk: the dreadlocked feminist winner the Nobel neededTwenty years before Peter Handke would ...
09:28 2019-10-11

Bangladeshi Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus Issued Arrest Warrant Bangladeshi economist and Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus has been issued with an arrest warrant after failing to appear at a hearing over the sacking of workers at a company he heads, officials said......
13:14 2019-10-10

Nobel Peace Laureate Could Face Prosecution Over Myanmar Military’s Actions Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s civilian leader, once was a democracy icon. Now she’s an international pariah because of the Myanmar military’s brutality....
03:28 2019-09-18

Nobel Peace Laureate May Face Prosecution Over Myanmar Military’s Actions Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s civilian leader, once was a democracy icon. Now she’s an international pariah because of the Myanmar military’s brutality....
00:00 2019-09-18

Eight tie in U.S. spelling bee, each gets $50,000 cash prize Eight young super spellers all tied, and all were crowned co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, in what competition officials said was a first for the event....
08:56 2019-05-31

Eight Tie In US Spelling Bee With $50,000 Cash Prize For Each Eight young super spellers beat the dictionary to be crowned co-winners of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, in what officials said was a first since the US word contest started in 1925...
10:14 2019-05-31

Tokarczuk and Handke win Nobel literature prizes as line drawn under 2018 scandal Austrian writer Peter Handke won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday and Polish author Olga Tokarczuk was named as the 2018 winner after a sexual assault scandal led to last year's award being postponed....
17:14 2019-10-10

Tokarczuk and Handke win Nobel literature prizes, line drawn under 2018 scandal Austrian writer Peter Handke won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday and Polish author Olga Tokarczuk was named as the 2018 winner after a sexual assault scandal led to last year's award being postponed....
20:28 2019-10-10

| Not everyone happy with Comrades prize hike The CMA might be pleased with the increase in the Comrades Marathon winners’ prize money for 2020, but former champion Gift Kelehe says they've done nothing special....
10:14 2019-10-04

Four women chase $500,000 W Series top prize W Series was created to address a gender imbalance in top flight motorsport Briton Jamie Chadwick leads rivals as inaugural all-female racing series heads for penultimate round W Series, the all-female single-seater motor racing series, has releas...
17:28 2019-07-18

Physicists who came up with supergravity win $3m Breakthrough Prize Supergravity is an idea that could unite general relativity with quantum mechanics, and the three physicists who formulated it have now won a $3 million prize for their work...
19:56 2019-08-06

Arrest warrant issued for Nobel laureate and Grameen Bank founder Muhammad Yunus A Bangladesh court on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant against Nobel laureate and Grameen Bank founder Muhammad Yunus for failing to appear before it on charges he violated labor laws. ...
02:56 2019-10-10

Nobel Prizes in Literature Awarded to Austria’s Peter Handke and Poland’s Olga Tokarczuk The 2018 Nobel Prize in literature has been awarded to Polish author Olga Tokarczuk “for a narrative imagination that with encyclopedic passion represents the crossing of boundaries as a form of life,” while the 2019 prize went to Austria...
22:56 2019-10-10

German AI professor wins top science prize Bernhard Schölkopf of the Max Planck Society was awarded the prestigious Körber Prize on Friday. The professor was honored for his work in the field of artificial intelligence....
21:00 2019-09-13

| UK winner now multi-millionaire after jackpot prize Someone in Britain became 190 million euros ($208 million) richer on Tuesday when they won the maximum EuroMillions jackpot, the lottery company announced....
07:42 2019-10-10

Scientists win millions in the 2020 Breakthrough Prize The Breakthrough Prize rewards work in physics, mathematics, and the life sciences, and it has just awarded almost $20 million to researchers around the world...
19:00 2019-09-05

Prize-winning photos of peace – in pictures From climate activists to orangutan babies, these images capture peace efforts around the worldThese international awards for the best images of peace celebrate professional photographers who visualise what inspires hope. In short, the Alfred Fried P...
22:00 2019-10-03

Look: D.C. Lottery player's 3-3-3-3-3 ticket wins him a second top prize A man who collected $25,000 from a Washington, D.C., lottery drawing using the numbers 6-6-6-6-6 won a second payout, this time using the numbers 3-3-3-3-3....
18:00 2019-07-31

Atwood, Rushdie among Booker Prize shortlist The six finalists for the top literary award in the English-speaking world have been revealed. Veteran authors Margaret Atwood and Salman Rushdie have already picked up the Booker Prize in the past....
07:56 2019-09-04

German Book Prize shortlist announced For English readers, Saša Stanišić is the most famous author among the six finalists for the literature award. But before they're translated from German, here's a peek at the titles that are seen as this year's best....
23:42 2019-09-17

Atwood, Rushdie on Booker Prize shortlist The six finalists for the top literary award in the English-speaking world have been revealed. Veteran authors Margaret Atwood and Salman Rushdie have already picked up the Booker Prize in the past....
15:56 2019-09-04

Millennials Prize Experiences. Now So Do Travel Companies. Forget the thread count, plush bathrobes and white goose-down pillows. A vacation is no longer defined by where you stay, but what you do—at least for many millennials....
14:56 2019-06-10

Colson Whitehead among Kirkus Prize finalists Colson Whitehead’s novel “The Nickel Boys” and Kwame Alexander’s picture story “The Undefeated” are among the finalists for the Kirkus Prize, a $50,000 honor given for the year’s outstanding fiction, nonfiction and young readers’ books...
15:00 2019-09-17

Négar Djavadi’s novel ‘Disoriental’ receives $10,000 prize A multi-generational novel set in France and Iran has won a $10,000 prize for best French fiction translated into English. Négar Djavadi’s (nay-GAHR’ juh-vah-DEE) “Disoriental” received the Albertine Prize, voted upon by reade...
18:28 2019-06-06

In Tennis, Another Battle Over Prize Money Looms The players’ fight for a bigger piece of the pie at Grand Slam events is not a new one. What distinguishes the latest campaign is that it is a joint effort by men and women....
07:00 2019-10-11

Swedish Academy awards 2 Nobel Prizes in Literature, after 2018 scandal, to Olga Tokarczuk, Peter Handke The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2018 and 2019 was awarded Thursday to two authors from Austria and Poland, after a one-year absence in giving out the honor....
14:28 2019-10-10

The Race To Have The Biggest Prize Pool In Esports History When Epic Games announced $30 million in prize money for this July’s Fortnite World Cup, it seemed set to be the largest ever for an esports event. That increasingly looks like it might no longer end up being the case, thanks to Valve’s Dota 2....
12:56 2019-06-29

Scientists behind first image of black hole awarded $3m prize Hundreds of researchers share Breakthrough prize in fundamental physicsAn international collaboration that captured the first image of a black hole, a cosmic plughole from which nothing that enters can ever escape, has won the most lucrative prize in...
01:42 2019-09-06

Sharing is caring: Federer wants better prize money distribution Roger Federer is prepared to champion the cause of lower-ranked players on the ATP Tour and said at the U.S. Open on Wednesday that he would fight to ensure a bigger share of the prize pot for them in future....
11:00 2019-08-29

UK's Fox eyes 'big prize' of U.S. trade deal, says lots of issues in the way The quicker Britain can reach a post-Brexit trade deal with the United States the better but there are a lot of issues in the way of doing so, British trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday....
16:56 2019-07-16

Atwood tipped by UK bookmakers to win fiction’s Booker Prize Booker Prize winner Margaret Atwood is the bookies’ favorite to win the coveted fiction trophy again for “The Testaments,” her follow-up to dystopian saga “The Handmaid’s Tale.”...
12:28 2019-10-14

Woman didn’t know she won $1M prize until relative’s Facebook post A Louisiana woman won a $1 million Powerball prize this week — but had no idea until an out-of-state relative tagged her in a post about the drawing on Facebook, lottery officials said this week. Lala Singleton of Baton Rouge purchased her luck...
21:14 2019-06-28

Trump Brings His Own Prize to Japan's Sumo Championship Japan’s ancient sporting tradition is getting an infusion of the Trump brand Sunday when President Trump becomes the first American leader to present a trophy to the winner of a sumo wrestling tournament in Tokyo....
09:56 2019-05-26

Leading players want Wimbledon to increase prize money despite £38m pot • Players seeking bigger proportion of tournament revenue• Federer among those calling for lower tiers to get more fundsWimbledon may have to increase its prize money significantly and change the way it is distributed, if leading players have their w...
19:28 2019-06-27

Rapinoe slams FIFA over schedule, prize money United States co-captain Megan Rapinoe launched a scathing attack on world soccer's governing body FIFA, on the eve of the women's World Cup final, saying the organization did not respect the female game....
20:14 2019-07-06

Calling all cyclists - Take part in our survey and prize draw! Have you ever considered if you prefer the glory of pedalling over sitting on an electric bicycle that thrusts you up a hill? Do you want to pop a GPS computer or basket on the handlebars? In short: what matters to you with cycling?Well, here's ...
11:56 2019-09-09

Women’s prize winner Tayari Jones: ‘Before this, I had never won a raffle’ An American Marriage is a story about the traumatic effect of injustice on a black family in the US. But it might never have been published if it wasn’t for the intervention of a mystery author‘I’m a person,” says Tayari Jones, the morning after carr...
17:42 2019-06-09

Ukrainian journalist declines Aachen Peace Prize Ruslan Kotsaba has renounced the honor after coming in for criticism for anti-Semetic comments. The journalist had previously distanced himself from the statements and apologized....
15:28 2019-05-23

Women's Open raises prize fund to $4.5 million The Women's British Open winner's paycheck will be less than one-third of that of her male counterpart's at The Open, but the overall prize fund for the women's major has been significantly increased....
21:14 2019-07-08

Atwood, Ellmann favorites to win fiction’s Booker Prize Booker Prize winner Margaret Atwood is the bookies’ favorite to win the coveted fiction trophy again for “The Testaments,” her follow-up to dystopian saga “The Handmaid’s Tale.”...
09:14 2019-10-14

Bong d’Or: Korean director wins Cannes’ top prize South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s social satire “Parasite,” about a poor family of hustlers who find jobs with a wealthy family, has won the Cannes Film Festival’s top award, the Palme d’Or...
21:14 2019-05-25

Physicists to Split $3 Million Breakthrough Prize for Supergravity Physicists Sergio Ferrara, Dan Freedman, and Peter van Nieuwenhuizen will split a $3 million Breakthrough Prize for their theory of supergravity, which drives much of today’s physics research toward our understanding of the universe.Read more......
18:42 2019-08-06

Clubs to get 1/4 of income from Champions League prize money The 32 clubs kicking off the Champions League next week will rely on UEFA prize money for one-quarter of their total combined revenue this season       ...
17:56 2019-09-12

‘Celestial Bodies’ Wins Man Booker International Prize Jokha Alharthi’s family saga is the first Arabic novel to win the translated literature prize. She shares the award with the book’s translator, Marilyn Booth....
01:14 2019-05-22

Did 'Game of Thrones' really deserve to win the Emmy Awards' top prize? The phenomenon of "Game of Thrones" took home outstanding drama series at the 2019 Emmy Awards, but did the lackluster final season deserve it?        ...
07:00 2019-09-23

Word whiz kids compete for $50,000 prize in U.S. spelling bee Nearly 500 word wizards were still in contention on Wednesday as the Scripps National Spelling Bee entered its second day, as the best young spellers strive for the top cash prize of $50,000....
18:28 2019-05-29

Rapinoe: FIFA's prize money boost still 'not fair' Despite a proposal announced Friday by FIFA president Gianni Infantino to invest $1 billion in the women's game over the next four years and double prize money at the 2023 Women's World Cup, U.S. captain Megan Rapinoe says female soccer players are n...
19:56 2019-07-06

A Pulitzer Prize-Winning Columnist Was ‘Swatted’ but Survived. Here’s What He Has to Say About That Leonard Pitts Jr., a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Miami Herald, was laying in his bed in Bowie, Md., early on Sunday morning when he woke up to a phone call. It was the police....
22:42 2019-07-03

He pioneered a renaissance in Native American literature. Now, a peace prize Novelist, poet and essayist N. Scott Momaday has been selected for the Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award peace prize.        ...
17:56 2019-07-22

Parkland student journalists recognized at Pulitzer Prize ceremony Pulitzer Prizes are issued for achievements in journalism, literature and the arts. Honorees covered shootings at Parkland, Pittsburgh, Annapolis.        ...
21:56 2019-05-28

Atwood, Alexis among 12 authors to compete for Canada's Giller Prize Canadian author Margaret Atwood, who penned the novels that inspired the hit television series "Alias Grace" and "The Handmaid's Tale", is among 12 writers listed on Tuesday for Canada's top literary......
21:42 2019-09-03

Kevin McCarthy Wins the Prize for Most Ridiculous AOC Attack of the Week The painfully stupid argument over whether Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was right to label the government’s migrant internment centers “concentration camps” (she extremely was) continued unabated on Wednesday, with Republican Minority Leader Rep. Ke...
20:56 2019-06-19

‘The Father’ wins Karlovy Vary film fest’s top prize ‘The Father,’ a film directed by Bulgarian filmmaking duo Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov, wins top prize at the 54th edition of an international film festival in the Czech spa town of Karlovy Vary...
20:56 2019-07-06

Chelsea revel in chaos and controversy to claim another major prize Chaos and controversy are mainstays of the Roman Abramovich era at Chelsea, yet no matter what the drama, winning remains a powerful, unstoppable strand of their DNA....
14:28 2019-05-30

Gulf between US Open prize funds for women and men remains a chasm Second major of the season gets under way at the Country Club of Charleston on Thursday but the $5.5m purse is dwarfed by the men’s of $12.5mThe USGA normally has to wait until June before the annual necessity to hunker down as criticism flies from a...
19:56 2019-05-29

From bees to refugees: The German Book Prize releases its longlist One of the most prestigious prizes for literature in German will go to one of 20 books selected for consideration. Bosnian-German author Saša Stanišić is among the listed authors....
11:00 2019-08-21

In Tennis, Men and Women Are United in Looming Prize-Money Fight The players’ battle for a bigger piece of the pie at Grand Slam events is not a new one. What distinguishes the latest campaign is that it is a joint effort by men and women....
23:14 2019-10-11

World's Fastest Gamer launches again, has R-Motorsport drive prize The second season of World's Fastest Gamer has been launched and the winner will receive a full real-life racing programme with R-Motorsport that includes the Spa and Daytona 24 Hours...
14:42 2019-07-03

Women's tennis tournament offers historic $4.75m prize money As the debate around pay parity in sport rumbles on, one women's tournament in China is offering the biggest prize money in the history of tennis (yes, that even includes the men's tour)....
17:28 2019-08-01

'A masterpiece': Norwich council houses win Stirling architecture prize Street of 105 homes hailed as high-quality architecture in its most environmentally and socially conscious formOne hundred years since the 1919 Addison Act paved the way for the country’s programme of mass council housing, the prize for the best new ...
22:56 2019-10-08

Female squash stars furious after getting vibrators as tournament prize A group of champion female squash players slammed the Spanish tournament they won as sexist after being given vibrators as a prize. The incident took place after the winner of the Asturias Squash Championship 2019, Elisabet Sado Garriga, received her...
17:56 2019-05-22

Build an Alexa Skill that controls Lego sets and win a prize What if Lego sets could respond to voice commands? That's the premise of a new contest Amazon and Lego launched on Tuesday that asks enthusiasts and developers to use the Alexa Gadgets Toolkit to add voice commands to Lego's Mindstorms sets...
01:28 2019-09-25

'The Goldfinch' paints dull picture from prize-winning book "The Goldfinch" has a painting at its center, but despite a classy palette of ingredients conjures a lifeless, disjointed picture. Adapted from a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, the movie represents a transparent bid to bring the book's prestige to the...
23:00 2019-09-13

| 'Discrimination' victim Tatishvili wins prize money appeal Anna Tatishvili, who was stripped of her prize money at Roland Garros for "not playing at a professional standard", has had her punishment overturned....
23:28 2019-07-19

Eyes on U.S. prize, Primark considers Central American suppliers Confident it can crack the $300 billion U.S. clothing and shoes market where many other foreign retailers have failed, Britain's Primark is ready to raise its bet on the country by securing new sources of fast fashion in central America....
20:42 2019-09-22

Work bonus leads man to $300 casino prize, $300,000 lottery jackpot A Michigan man who received a small bonus from work managed to win $300 from a casino and $300,000 from a scratch-off lottery ticket on the same day....
21:28 2019-05-23

Salman Rushdie and Margaret Atwood Are in the Running for the Booker Prize (LONDON) — Booker Prize winners Salman Rushdie and Margaret Atwood are contenders again for the coveted fiction trophy. Rushdie, who won in 1981 for “Midnight’s Children,” makes the 13-book longlist for his latest novel, &ldqu...
07:00 2019-07-24

The Best Awards: LIVE updates as Messi, Ronaldo, Van Dijk vie for men’s prize "Follow live updates of The Best FIFA Football Awards as Virgil van Dijk and Megan Rapinoe head to Milan as favourites for the player of the year prizes."...
19:56 2019-09-23

Pete Alonso will donate a portion of Home Run Derby prize Pete Alonso wants to win the Home Run Derby because of the competitor in him, but the Mets first baseman has other motives. The rookie slugger on Tuesday indicated he intends to donate a portion of his earnings from the event to the Wounded Warrior F...
15:14 2019-07-03

'Jojo Rabbit' wins top prize at Toronto Film Festival Writer-director-actor Taika Waititi's "Jojo Rabbit" won the top honor of the Grolsch People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday....
01:00 2019-09-16

15 Authors Named In Longlist Of DSC Prize For South Asian Literature Perumal Murugan, Rajkamal Jha and Fatima Bhutto are among the 15 authors in the longlist of the $25,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2019 announced on Thursday....
06:28 2019-09-27

Release of prize-winning Reuters journalists in Myanmar welcomed by UN The release of two prize-winning Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after reporting on the massacre of Rohingya Muslims has been welcomed by the UN human rights office, OHCHR, which warns however that press freedom there remains “dire”....
14:42 2019-05-21

Eyes on the Prize: The CBC Fights Blindness During Sickle Cell Awareness Month Blood is the jet fuel of the body. It helps you jump, run, breathe and move with ease through the world. So imagine what happens if that fuel isn’t running smoothly through your body. It’s clogging your system, straining every valve, organ and extrem...
19:00 2019-09-25

Bernard Tomic Stripped Of 45,000 Pounds Wimbledon Prize Money For Tanking The referee opined that the performance of Bernard Tomic in his first round match against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga did not meet the required professional standards....
16:42 2019-07-04

Shep Doeleman on the Breakthrough Prize-winning black hole photo The team behind the first ever image of a black hole has won the prestigious $3m Breakthrough Prize. New Scientist spoke with the group’s leader, Shep Doeleman...
19:00 2019-09-05

Scientists Behind First Black Hole Image Win $3 Million Breakthrough Prize Award The Breakthrough Prize Foundation has awarded $21.6 million to winners of its 2020 Breakthrough Prizes, including a $3 million prize to 347 members of the black hole-imaging Event Horizon Telescope team.Read more......
21:28 2019-09-05

Paul Ingrassia, Pulitzer Prize-winning auto journalist, dies Paul Ingrassia, a longtime journalist for The Wall Street Journal and Reuters who won a 1993 Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of a boardroom revolt at General Motors, has died after battling cancer. He was 69. ...
06:28 2019-09-17

Blizzard reinstates Hong Kong protestor’s prize, says “China had no influence” Blizzard banned pro Hearthstone winner for supporting free Hong Kong and took away his prize money. It would be SUCH A SHAME if Mei became a symbol of Hong Kong democracy and got #Overwatch banned in China like Pooh did#FreeHongKong #MeiWithHongKong ...
04:28 2019-10-12

French Author Accused of Anti-Semitism Is Snubbed for a Top Literary Prize Yann Moix’s autobiography of childhood abuse was released this fall to positive reviews. But after a controversy blew up, the Goncourt Prize’s judges excluded him from the race for the award....
18:42 2019-09-05

Man Booker International prize: Jokha Alharthi wins for Celestial Bodies First female Omani novelist to be translated into English shares £50,000 prize with translator Marilyn Booth – the first time an Arabic book has wonJokha Alharthi, the first female Omani novelist to be translated into English, has won the Man Booker ...
15:42 2019-05-22

Tony Horwitz, Prize-Winning Journalist and Best-Selling Author, Dies at 60 A Pulitzer Prize winner at The Wall Street Journal, he wrote the best sellers “Blue Latitudes” and “Confederates in the Attic” and seven other books....
21:14 2019-05-28

Dota 2 International prize pool surpasses $30M, becomes largest in esports history In case anyone still needed convincing that esports is truly massive, the Dota 2 tournament to be held next month just accrued over $30 million in prize money. That’s the largest pot ever offered for such a competition, and judging by the amount it’s...
21:28 2019-07-22

Alain Delon receives Cannes honorary Golden Palm prize The French actor is a European cinema star, famous for unforgettable roles in the 1960s. But his private life also made headlines — and Cannes Film Festival's decision to award him an honorary Palme d'Or sparked protest....
16:00 2019-05-21

Elon Musk lauds Newt Gingrich's $2B moon competition prize SpaceX CEO Elon Musk gave his approval for a plan put forth by former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich to give a $2 billion prize to the first private company to establish and run the first base on the moon....
21:14 2019-08-20

Newt Gingrich proposes a $2 billion prize for a human Moon lander Enlarge / Blue Origin has proposed a "Blue Moon" lander to send cargo and potentially humans to the Moon. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images) During 2020 campaign speeches, President Donald Trump regularly touches on the theme of commercial space. T...
22:42 2019-08-19

Rapper holds up Boris Johnson's 'severed head' at Mercury Prize Rapper slowthai caused controversy at the Mercury Prize ceremony after holding up an effigy of Boris Johnson's head on stage at the end of his performance....
05:56 2019-09-20

"Election Prize": Mamata Banerjee Slams "Visionless" Union Budget West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, one of the most forceful critics of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government, has slammed the Union Budget, dubbing it "visionless"....
18:14 2019-07-05

Netherlands vegetable seed developer wins World Food Prize DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A seed developer from the Netherlands credited with introducing high quality disease-resistant vegetable seeds to more than 60 countries including the Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia is the 2019 recipient of the World Food...
17:28 2019-06-10

Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize awarded to Ilham Tohti The Council of Europe has awarded its prestigious annual human rights award to imprisoned Uighur activist Ilham Tohti. It has also jointly honored the Balkan-based Youth Initiative for Human Rights....
00:28 2019-10-01

Wimbledon block prize money for Tomic after lack of effort in defeat • Australian fined £45,000 prize money after failing to try• Tomic beaten in quickest time for men’s match since 2004Bernard Tomic has been fined his first-round £45,000 prize money by Wimbledon for a lack of effort in his defeat to Jo-Wilfried Tsong...
12:42 2019-07-04

Writers protest revoking of Nelly Sachs Prize for Kamila Shamsie The British-Pakistani writer was set to receive the German literary prize before it was rescinded over her membership of the boycott-Israel group, BDS. The decision has sparked an outcry within literary circles....
16:28 2019-09-26

Jokha Alharthi, First Arabic Author, Wins Man Booker Literature Prize Jokha Alharthi on Tuesday became the first Arabic author to win the Man Booker International prize for her novel "Celestial Bodies" which reveals her Omani homeland's post-colonial evolution....
01:00 2019-05-22

Writers protest revoking of Nelly Sachs Prize from Kamila Shamsie The British-Pakistani writer was set to receive the German literary prize before it was rescinded over her membership of the boycott-Israel group, BDS. The decision has sparked an outcry within literary circles....
12:00 2019-09-27

Megan Rapinoe rips into FIFA over World Cup schedule, prize money Her criticism ranged from the gap in prize money between the men and women, to scheduling that put the World Cup final on the same day as the Gold Cup final in the United States and the Copa America final in Brazil....
23:56 2019-07-06

Cannes prize for Brazilian movie sends message of hope, director says A Brazilian victory in Cannes has sent a message of hope at a difficult time for the country's movie industry, director Karim Ainouz said on Friday after winning an award at one of the film festival's prestigious side competitions....
01:14 2019-05-25

| Tanzanian press champion hopes prize 'lifts veil' on abuses A Tanzanian journalist awarded a prestigious prize for press freedom said he hoped the recognition will "lift the corner of the veil" on the plight of reporters in his homeland....
18:42 2019-07-17

'My life completely changed': debut wins world's richest prize for a novel Nominated by just one library in Belgium, Emily Ruskovich’s Idaho lands the €100,000 International Dublin literary awardEmily Ruskovich was sitting in her back garden in Boise, Idaho, playing in the grass with her one-year-old daughter, when she got ...
15:42 2019-06-13

England aim to inspire youth in manner of 2005 Ashes – and share £3.2m prize • Most of squad were teenagers when England regained the urn• Paul Collingwood hoping to end run as only major trophy winnerEngland’s cricketers will share £3.2m if they emerge victorious from Sunday’s World Cup final against New Zealand. But for Tre...
20:00 2019-07-12

Oman author Joka Alharthi wins Booker International Prize An author from Oman has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for “Celestial Bodies,” the story of three sisters and of a desert country moving from slave-owning traditional society and complex modern nation...
22:56 2019-05-21

Australia soccer players union demands World Cup prize-money parity Australia's soccer players union have launched a campaign calling for prize-money parity at the women's and men's World Cups, and offered support for the country's footballers to take legal action against global governing body FIFA....
09:00 2019-06-04

Woods, McIlroy and golf's elite are in Portrush for a major showdown with a $1.9 million prize All four days are sold out with fans in one of golf's true heartlands relishing the chance to see the world's best take on a challenging course....
11:42 2019-07-17

Brandon Maxwell takes home top CFDA Awards prize, a win for inclusive fashion Maxwell has proven his commitment to diversity and inclusion, casting women of different races and sizes in his runway shows.        ...
07:56 2019-06-04

Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie make Man Booker Prize short list Novels by Margaret Atwood, Lucy Ellmann, Bernardine Evaristo, Chigozie Obioma, Salman Rushdie and Elif Shafak have been shortlisted for the 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction....
10:14 2019-09-04

Swiss writer Lukas Bärfuss wins prestigious Georg Büchner Prize German's most esteemed literary prize has been awarded to the prodigious Swiss author, playright and essayist, who was praised for examining the "fundamental existential condition of modern life."...
12:14 2019-07-09

The Pulitzer Prize-winning authors of She Said assess #MeToo after Weinstein on The Late Show New York Times journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey told Stephen Colbert about the time that an enraged Harvey Weinstein finally barreled right into the NYT offices, toting folders of “material to smear his accusers.” That’s after the now-disgrac...
18:14 2019-09-11

'Tenacious' Kyrgyz lawyer and statelessness champion, wins prestigious UNHCR prize A rights lawyer who took to horseback to help more than 10,000 stateless people gain nationality in Kyrgystan after the break-up of the Soviet Union, has been awarded the UN refugee agency’s prestigious 2019 Nansen Refugee Award....
21:14 2019-10-02

Journalist Paolo Borrometi Wins Mackler Prize For Mafia Coverage In Italy An Italian journalist assaulted over his coverage of mafia activity in Sicily and now living under police protection was presented with the Peter Mackler Award for his work on Wednesday....
17:28 2019-09-26

College student avoids summer job after winning $1 million Mega Millions second prize One New Jersey college student got to skip out on a lecture from his dad about his summer job plans when he realized during a car ride to lunch that he held a winning $1 million lottery ticket, lottery officials announced Tuesday. ...
16:56 2019-06-05

How Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novelist Colson Whitehead Finds Inspiration for His Books Pulitzer Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead‘s latest novel The Nickel Boys, about an abusive Jim Crow-era reform school, joins a backlist of books that point to urgent questions about identity, class and history. Whitehead, who appears on TI...
20:01 2019-06-27

Before the World Cup Final, Megan Rapinoe Calls Out FIFA on Prize Money Gap, Scheduling LYON, France — Megan Rapinoe called out FIFA on the eve of the Women’s World Cup title match. Her criticism Saturday ranged from the gap in prize money between the men and women, to scheduling that put the World Cup final on the same day ...
21:14 2019-07-06

Nazi satire 'Jojo Rabbit' wins top prize at Toronto Film Festival New Zealand director Taika Waititi took home the Toronto Film Festival's audience award for his coming-of-age comedy set in Nazi Germany. The prize is seen as one of the best predictors for Oscar winners....
05:56 2019-09-16

Washington Capitals executive Sergey Kocharov wins $1 million lottery prize Washington Capitals VP of Communications Sergey Kocharov claims $1 million prize in the July 27 Powerball drawing.       ...
05:42 2019-08-13

LPGA's top golfers inspire amid record prize money but U.S. viewership drop The LPGA is playing for a record amount of prize money in 2019, but it isn't as popular in the United States as it was in the 1970s. Some top female golfers told UPI they are working to inspire the next generation....
01:28 2019-08-24

Booker Prize Pits Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie Against Emerging Stars Britain's storied Booker Prize will pit literary giants Margaret Atwood and Salman Rushdie against four emerging stars when it unveils the winner on Monday on its 50th anniversary award....
09:42 2019-10-14

Oman author Jokha Alharthi wins prestigious Booker International Prize Jokha Alharthi has become the first Arabic-language writer to scoop the Man Booker International Prize with her novel "Celestial Bodies." The book focuses on three Omani sisters and the country's history of slavery....
12:14 2019-05-22

Indian Writer Annie Zaidi Wins USD 100,000 Global Book Prize 'Nine Dots' Indian writer Annie Zaidi was on Wednesday announced as the 2019 winner of the USD 100,000 Nine Dots Prize, a prestigious book prize created to award innovative thinking that addresses contemporary......
14:42 2019-05-29

Megan Rapinoe attacks Fifa over World Cup schedule clash and prize money • ‘Unbelievable’ Copa América and Gold Cup conclude on Sunday• USA star criticises women’s prize pot of $30m vs men’s $400mMegan Rapinoe, co-captain of the USA team, launched a scathing attack on Fifa on the eve of the women’s World Cup final, saying...
18:28 2019-07-06

Champions League final: Mutual respect for Klopp and Pochettino but eyes on prize Jürgen Klopp and Mauricio Pochettino are both adored by their clubs and fans and have enormous respect for each other. But on Saturday, the pleasantries will be set aside as Liverpool and Spurs clash in Madrid....
04:00 2019-06-01

German city offers €1 million prize to prove conspiracy theory it doesn't exist The so-called Bielefeld conspiracy has become somewhat of a joke in popular culture. Now the city is offering €1 million to anyone can prove there is no Bielefeld....
16:28 2019-08-21

Eyes on the $15 million mega-prize: Tour Championship field, standings, faves, odds Only 30 players are left in the FedEx Cup playoffs. Where do they stand in the new scoring system? Here's all necessary info heading into the Tour Championship....
01:42 2019-08-19

Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado wins German book trade Peace Prize The prestigious Peace Prize of the German Book Trade has been awarded to 75-year-old Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado for raising awareness about environmental destruction and the climate crisis....
13:42 2019-06-18

Jordan Pickford gets England over the line but Gareth Southgate sets eyes on far bigger prize The reaction to Jordan Pickford's match-winning penalty shoot-out save said it all. By that point, most of the England players had stopped linking arms — the standard show of determined unity — and when Pickford flung himself to his right to keep out...
15:28 2019-06-10

Tottenham forward Heung-min Son voted for Harry Kane to win top prize at The Best Fifa Football Awards You don't need to tell Heung-min Son anything about club loyalty, with the Tottenham forward's allegiances clear for all to see following the latest edition of The Best Fifa Football Awards....
21:56 2019-09-24

James Holzhauer wins 25th ‘Jeopardy!’ game, starts donating prize money “Jeopardy!” juggernaut James Holzhauer did it again Wednesday — this time raking in $71,885. Now, with $1,939,027 and 25 consecutive wins under his belt, the professional sports gambler is more than halfway to beating rival Ken Jennings’ grand ...
04:42 2019-05-23

Blizzard Suspends Hearthstone Player For Hong Kong Support, Pulls Prize Money Chung “Blitzchung” Ng Wai, a pro Hearthstone player from Hong Kong, ended a stream earlier this week with a statement of support for those engaged in months-long protests against local police and government. As a result of this, Blizzard has ruled th...
16:56 2019-10-08

Blizzard Finally Comments On Hearthstone Debacle, Reduces Suspensions And Returns Prize Money After a week of controversy surrounding its decision to boot Hearthstone pro Chung “Blitzchung” Ng Wai from a tournament and suspend him for a year for delivering a pro-Hong-Kong message during an official broadcast, Blizzard has finally made a state...
05:14 2019-10-12

'Brilliant exposé' of gender data gap wins Royal Society science book prize Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez, which reveals bias towards men in measures of human life, hailed as vital workThe deadly truth about a world built for men – from stab vests to car crashesCaroline Criado Perez’s exposé of the gender data gap...
06:42 2019-09-24

Paul Ingrassia, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1993 for his reporting on General Motors, died today at Paul Ingrassia, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1993 for his reporting on General Motors, died today at the age of 69. Ingrassia covered the auto industry for over 30 years, primarily for The Wall Street Journal. I highly recommend his 1994 book, “Comeba...
11:14 2019-09-17

Rory McIlroy pockets huge £12.3m prize after winning Tour Championship and FedEx Cup title again Rory McIlroy won the Tour Championship and FedEx Cup title for the second time in four years to pocket the $15million (£12.3million) first prize in Atlanta....
01:56 2019-08-26

Pulitzer Prize ceremony honors Marjory Stoneman Douglas students, Capital Gazette The Pulitzer Prizes recognized the Capital Gazette, Marjory Stoneman Douglas journalism students, and included a performance by Jennifer Hudson.        ...
23:14 2019-05-28

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist returns to Calgary to talk about reporting on Donald Trump Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Susanne Craig is back in her hometown this weekend for a sold-out Alumni Weekend speaker series event at the University of Calgary....
06:28 2019-09-08

Hossein Ensan wins $10 million in prize money for World Series of Poker victory Hossein Ensan beat out 8,568 other competitors to win $10 million first-place prize in the World Series of Poker's main event on Wednesday morning.       ...
15:42 2019-07-17

Dark ‘Joker’ wins top prize at the Venice International Film Festival Todd Phillips’ dark comic book film “Joker," starring Joaquin Phoenix, won the Golden Lion Award at the Venice International Film Festival Saturday.        ...
12:56 2019-09-08

Netflix unveils trailer for Unbelievable, a limited series based on Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting “If the truth is inconvenient, they don’t believe it.” Such is the takeaway from the first trailer for Netflix’s Unbelievable, a new limited series inspired by The Marshall Project and ProPublica’s Pulitzer Prize-winning article “An Unbelievable Stor...
23:00 2019-07-18