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Astrophysicists awarded Nobel Prize

John Kerr posted in on October 5th, 2011.

The Nobel Prize in physics has been awarded to a group of astronomers whose research revealed that the universe is expanding at an increasing rate. The Nobel Prize in Physics 2011 was awarded “for the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the Universe through observations of distant supernovae” with one half to Saul Perlmutter and […]

Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine – experts respond

John Kerr posted in on October 4th, 2011.

The Nobel Prize, the highest honour in science, was today awarded to three distinguished researchers in the field of Physiology and Medicine. This year’s Nobel Laureates have revolutionised our understanding of the immune system by discovering key principles for its activation. Scientists have long been searching for the gatekeepers of the immune response by which […]

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