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Record number of Nobel Peace Prize nominees this year
Awards committee today begins the secretive process of whittling 241 nominations down to one winner before October.
# China
Japan rows into dispute over China Nobel winner
The comments are not likely to be received well by an already furious China.
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Nobel peace prize awarded to Liu Xiaobo
In a move that is bound to anger Bejing, dissident Liu Xiaobo has been awarded for his “long and non-violent struggle for human rights in China”.
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Vargas Llosa beats all others to the Nobel punch
Esteemed author Mario who once had fisticuffs with fellow South American writing star, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, wins Nobel Prize for Literature.
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Nobel prize for men who made organic chemistry "an art form"
The breakthrough could pave the way for new drugs to fight cancer.
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So long, Silicon Valley
Two British-based scientists win Nobel Prize for Physics for experiments with super-thin carbon extract which might replace silicon transistors in computers
# Nobels
Who's the Daddy? He is...
The “father of the test-tube baby” has taken the 2010 Nobel Prize for medicine, while the Ig Nobels celebrate slightly more obscure scientific, er, achievements.