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Weighty neutrino discovery wins Nobel – Expert Reaction

John Kerr posted in on October 7th, 2015.

The Nobel Prize in Physics for 2015 has been awarded to two researchers who unravelled the mystery of the neutrino sub-atomic particle, establishing how the particles change and that they have mass. Takaaki Kajita from the University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Japan and Arthur B. McDonald from Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada were awarded the Nobel Prize […]

Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology – experts respond

Peter Griffin posted in on October 9th, 2012.

Expert reaction to Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology awarded to John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka The comments below were gathered by our colleagues at the UK SMC. The official Nobel announcement is here. Sir John Gurdon, Distinguished Group Leader, Wellcome Trust/CRUK Gurdon Institute, Cambridge University, said: “I am immensely honoured to be awarded this […]

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