Opinion: Given the dearth of women receiving the top science prizes, it’s time for the Nobel Committee to revamp how it awards great work. https://media.wired.com/photos/5b085233899fa20f71de722a/master/pass/mariagoeppertmayer-515489470.jpg
Five academics from universities across the country are being awarded the prestigious Killam Prize, which honours researchers, scientists, doctors and scholars whose body of work has bettered the lives of people in Canada and beyond.
Lewis Kay, a Toronto researcher who developed a technique to watch microscopic proteins reposition themselves and change their shapes within cells, has won the $ 1 million Herzberg Gold Medal, Canada’s top science prize.
Pool/Getty Images A group of Republican members of Congress on Wednesday nominated President Donald Trump for a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts on North Korea’s nuclear program. Republican Rep. Luke Messer of Indiana sent a letter to the Nobel Prize Committee formally nominating the president, stating Trump was bringing peace to the Korean Peninsula via […]
Donald Trump should win a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end a standoff with North Korea over nuclear weapons, according to South Korea’s president. Moon Jae-in said Monday: “President Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize. What we need is only peace.” Trump threatened war with North Korea multiple times and pushed very […]
Stanford’s John Hennessy, now chair of Google parent Alphabet, and Berkeley’s David Patterson developed the Reduced Instruction Set Computer in the 1980s. https://media.wired.com/photos/5ab1a93aec5e9b19adb81e03/master/pass/TuringAward-Hennessey-web.jpg
Alexander Payne‘s Downsizing hits Blu-ray this week. In honor of the release, we have a prize pack for those of you who enjoy free things. See the details for the Downsizing contest below. If you’d like to get your hands on a Downsizing Blu-ray, or some other Downsize-related items, today is your lucky day. In honor of the film’s […]
Cheltenham 2018 is drawing to a close but the excitement is building ahead of the Gold Cup at 15:30. Might Bite is the favourite to secure the crown, but Native River and Our Duke are both expected to perform well in the showpiece encounter. But while punters will be hoping to secure a bumper pay-day, […]
Video Miller’s cheeky prize request0:39 MotoGP: At the launch of his new Pramac team, held at the Lamborghini factory, Jack Miller was asked what he’d ask for as a gift for his first Ducati podium – and he went for gold! March 13th 2018 a minute ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/Motorsport/ MotorSport Ferrari show their […]
Amazon is staging a contest called the Alexa Prize—a mad dash toward an outlandish goal: Cook up a bot capable of small talk. https://media.wired.com/photos/5a8db0d89308984e6405301c/master/pass/Alexa_web_2.jpg