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1 year 10 months ago

Two Americans win Nobel economics prize

STOCKHOLM (AP) - Americans Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley have the Nobel economics prize. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences cited the two economists for "the theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design." The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences was the last of the 2012 Nobel...

2 years 10 months ago

Nobel Prize winners named

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Johns Hopkins University professor says his "jaw dropped" when he learned he is sharing the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics with two others. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences says Adam Riess, an astronomy professor at the university, is sharing the prize with fellow American...

3 years 10 months ago

Chinese dissident wins Nobel Peace Prize

Imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo has won the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize "for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China." The Nobel Committee says it has long believed that there is a close connection between human rights and peace. The award is likely to...

4 years 4 months ago

Nobel prize missing after burglary

Police in Massachusetts have caught a man they suspect of breaking into a Harvard professor's home, but they are still looking for his missing Nobel Prize medal. Police tell the Boston Herald that Stephen Beaulieu, of Skowhegan, Maine, broke into the Arlington, Mass., home of Roy Glauber (GLAW'-buhr) last...

4 years 11 months ago

Father of 'green' revolution dies at 95

Agricultural scientist Norman Borlaug, the father of the "green revolution" who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in combating world hunger and saving hundreds of millions of lives, died Saturday in Texas, a Texas A&M University spokeswoman said. He was 95. Borlaug died just before 11 p.m....

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