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# Nobel

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'Scandalous': Outrage after Nobel Prize for Literature is awarded to Slobodan Milosevic defender
Peter Handke was a vocal defender of the Serbs during the bloody collapse of the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s.
Bob Dylan FINALLY accepts Nobel Prize for Literature
The decision to give the musician the award sparked controversy in recent months.
Sorry, I'm busy: Dylan tells Nobel panel he won't be free to pick up award
The 75-year-old, whose lyrics have influenced generations of fans, is the first songwriter to win the literature prize.
The Nobel Prize-winner who told us about his 'trouble with girls' has quit his job
Tim Hunt’s controversial comments on women in labs have lost him his college gig.
Not worried about global warming? Here's why you should be
These scientists say that time is running out in the battle against global warming.
French writer Patrick Modiano has won the Nobel Prize for Literature
The award is the biggest prize in literature and is worth €877,000.
Japanese researchers win Nobel for inventing the "revolutionary" LED lamp
The LED has helped in the fight against global warming and also helps people in poverty.
UCC to give honorary degree to newly-crowned Nobel prize winner
May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser have shared the award with fellow neuroscientist John O’Keefe.
OPCW wins Nobel Peace Prize for work in eliminating chemical weapons
The organisation was named ahead of Pakistan activist Malala Youafzai.
Nobel laureate opens Mater Hospital’s new state-of-the-art clinic
The new clinic offers more space and will be able to treat patients with cutting edge therapies.
Want to pick up the Nobel Peace Prize?
Well you can – if you enter a competition run by a number of European bodies (and you’re aged between 8 and 24).
Mo Yan of China wins Nobel Literature Prize
China’s Mo Yan has won the Nobel Literature Prize.
US pair share chemistry Nobel for cell receptors
“I was fast asleep and the phone rang… my wife gave me an elbow – and there it was. A total shock and surprise,” said Robert Lefkowitz.
French and American scientists win Nobel Physics Prize
“I was walking with my wife [and] when I saw the Swedish area code, I realised,” said one of this year’s winners.
Success of Euroscience forum 'boosts Ireland's reputation in science'
The forum, which has now come to a close, included speakers such as Nobel Laureates, a former president and even Sir Bob Geldof.
Three women accept Nobel Peace Prize
The women, who fought injustice and dictatorship in Liberia and Yemen, received the prize at a ceremony in Oslo this afternon.
Vladimir Putin wins peace prize in China
But the Chinese administration has distanced itself from the award.
Tomas Tranströmer wins Nobel literature prize
The 80-year-old Swedish poet was named this year’s winner to loud cheers at a press conference in Stockholm.
Immune system discoveries lead to Nobel prize
Three scientists, including Bruce Beutler, pictured, have been named as the winners of the Nobel prize for medicine following their research into the immune system.
Obesity or stem cell research could win Nobel Prize
The first of the 2011 Nobel Prizes will be announced tomorrow. These mice took part in obesity studies in New York, which could win a prize for the scientists involved.
Nelson Mandela released from hospital
South African fears for Mandela’s health eased when news broke the 92-year-old had been released from hospital and was “well”.