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Fighting cancer can be a thankless job, but several scientists who have made significant contributions to the advancement of cancer treatments are getting the recognition they deserve this week after being awarded the Nobel Prize.
Despite Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un being tipped to take the top spot, this year’s Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to anti-rape campaigns. However, previous winners haven’t always been so ‘noble.’ Before we begin, it’s worth remembering exactly what the prize is intended to represent. According to Alfred Nobel’s will, the Peace Prize should […]
Dr. Denis Mukwege, a gynecologist treating victims of sexual violence in Congo, and Nadia Murad, a Yazidi human rights activist and survivor of sexual slavery by the ISIS, have won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize.
A woman won the Nobel Prize in Physics for the first time in 55 years. The announcement came just a day after a physicist was suspended by CERN for controversial remarks about women. The two events highlight the sexism that endures in physics, but also some positive changes underway.
A trio of laser physicists—Arthur Ashkin, Donna Strickland, and Gérard Mourou—nab the prize for their work on optical tweezers and chirped pulse amplification. https://media.wired.com/photos/5bb3d5b640061e2cf0919822/master/pass/donnastrickland.jpg
This year’s Nobel Prize recipients will be revealed starting Monday with the prize for medicine or physiology.
Enlarge / Pulsars are spinning neutron stars, the relics of massive stars gone supernova. (credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center) When the Nobel Prizes roll around each year, inevitably there is chatter not just about who will win, but about those in the past who should have won, but didn’t, particularly women scientists. Jocelyn Bell […]
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Sicario: Day of the Soldado, the sequel to the anxiety-inducing Sicario, is one of the summer’s dark horse films. No one was asking for a sequel to Sicario, but maybe it’ll turn out to be an entertaining surprise. At the very least, this new Sicario: Day of the Soldado clip indicates the film will have plenty of intense moments. […]