English scientist Tim Hunt, awarded the Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine in 2001, quit his post at University College London (UCL) on Thursday for his comments on the behaviour of women in the science field.
Nobel laureate, American mathematician whose works in game theory, differential geometry, and partial differential equations provided insight into complex systems of chance in daily life died in a car crash on Sunday.
Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Saturday demanded a complete ban on all forms of labour involving children below 14 years, against the backdrop of Union Cabinet's nod to amend child labour law to allow them to work in family enterprise.
Describing child slavery as the "most heinous crime against humanity," Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Tuesday called for a greater political will in the global development agenda to bring an end to the scourge affecting millions of children worldwide.
High-profile leaders in renewable energy are joining Nobel laureate and former US vice president Al Gore here to train another 450 Climate Reality Leaders on the science of climate change and solutions for the climate crisis while developing skills to effectively communicate about both the challenges and opportunities, the Climate Reality Project announced Monday.
The Congress party on Saturday slammed BJP for mistreating noted economist and Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, saying the Narendra Modi government must refrain from politicising the issue of extending his term as Chancellor of Nalanda University.
Scientists are perceived as absent-minded geniuses on some exalted plane of existence, oblivious to their appearance or ordinary matters in their quest to understand and explain the mysteries of nature.
Laser diodes, used in some car headlights, will eventually replace LEDs to become the most dominant form of lighting and will boost wireless communication by leaps and bounds, according to Nobel laureate Shuji Nakamura, co-inventor of the blue light-emitting diode (LED).