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It`s a man`s world: Women scarce in Nobel Prize annals

It`s a man`s world: Women scarce in Nobel Prize annals

While the number of women Nobel laureates has risen in recent decades -- from just four between 1901, the first year of the prizes, and 1920 to 19 between 2001 and 2017 -- the 48 women crowned over the years represent just five percent of the 896 people honoured, excluding organisations.

Dec 08, 2017, 11:17 AM IST
List of previous Nobel Economics Prize winners

List of previous Nobel Economics Prize winners

The economics prize is the only Nobel not originally included in Alfred Nobel`s last will and testament -- it was established in 1968 to celebrate the Swedish central bank`s 300th birthday.

Oct 10, 2016, 16:59 PM IST

DNA: Today in History, October 21

Know all the historical facts that has happened on October 21.

Oct 21, 2015, 23:51 PM IST
Angus Deaton wins Nobel Prize for Economics

Angus Deaton wins Nobel Prize for Economics

Deaton's research has focused  on the determinants of health in rich and poor countries, as well as on the measurement of poverty in India and around the world

Oct 12, 2015, 17:14 PM IST
Nobel Prize 2015 in Chemistry: Lindahl, Modrich and Sancar win for DNA study

Nobel Prize 2015 in Chemistry: Lindahl, Modrich and Sancar win for DNA study

Sweden's Tomas Lindahl, American Paul Modrich and Turkish-born Aziz Sancar won the prestigious prize for their work on mapping how cells repair damaged DNA.

Oct 07, 2015, 16:49 PM IST
Kajita, McDonald win Nobel physics prize

Kajita, McDonald win Nobel physics prize

Nobel Physics Prize 2015 winners declared.

Oct 06, 2015, 16:07 PM IST

Trio win Nobel Medicine Prize for parasite therapies

Nobel Medicine Prize 2015 winners declared.

Oct 05, 2015, 16:06 PM IST

Nobel`s will goes on display for first time

Alfred Nobel`s last will and testament, which played a pivotal role in Swedish history by creating the now-illustrious Nobel prizes, has gone on display for the first time in Stockholm.

Mar 28, 2015, 10:42 AM IST

Alfred Nobel's will on display for first time

Alfred Nobel's will creating the prestigious awards that bear his name will go on public display for the first time in Stockholm next week, a spokeswoman said today.

Mar 05, 2015, 05:11 AM IST

Jean Tirole wins Nobel Prize for Economics 2014

French economist Jean Tirole won the Nobel prize for economics Monday for research on market power and regulation.

Oct 13, 2014, 17:12 PM IST

`Alfred Nobel` visits India 116 yrs after death; eyes Bollywood

Alfred Nobel has arrived in India for the first time after his death 116 years ago - looking just as he did during his heyday and saying he would love to work in a Bollywood movie.

Nov 01, 2012, 10:36 AM IST

Two Americans share 2012 Nobel Prize for Economics

Two US economists, Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley, won the 2012 Nobel prize for economics.

Oct 15, 2012, 17:19 PM IST

Nobel Prize money cut amid economic crisis

Nobel Prize organizers have announced a cut in cash amounts to prize winners.

Jun 12, 2012, 15:39 PM IST

Sweden ends row over Nobel Peace Prize attribution

The Nobel Foundation has defended the award of its annual Peace Prize to Barack Obama, Tawakul Karman and others.

Mar 23, 2012, 11:12 AM IST

Sweden questions Nobel Peace Prize selection basis

An Oslo-based author argues that the prize had drifted from Nobel`s intent to promote only disarmament and "peace congresses”.

Feb 02, 2012, 11:02 AM IST