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Nobel Prize

The Nobel Prizes are annual international awards bestowed by Scandinavian committees in recognition of the cultural and scientific advances. The will of the Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite, established the prizes in 1895. The prizes in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, and Peace were first awarded in 1901.

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel was instituted by Sveriges Riksbank in 1968 and was first awarded in 1969. Although technically not a Nobel Prize, its announcements and presentations are made along with the other prizes, with the exception of the Peace Prize which is awarded in Oslo, Norway. Each Nobel Prize is regarded as the most prestigious award in its field. Read More

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Articles About Nobel Prize

Russia's President Vladimir Putin talks to reporters during a meeting in Brasilia July 16, 2014
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By IBTimes AU

An Australian physician said that the Ukraine Crisis may pave the way for the United States and Russia to wage a nuclear war against each other. (Oct 13)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, NUCLEAR WEAPONS, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

Peter Englund, permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy, steps out of his office to announce French writer Patrick Modiano as the winner of the 2014 Nobel Prize for Literature
French Novelist Patrick Modiano Wins Nobel Prize for Literature

By IBTimes AU

Frenchman Patrick Modiano has been declared as the 2014 Nobel Prize winner in literature (Oct 10)

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5 Best Universities In Australia in 2014

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

Some of these notable institutions have produced world leaders and Nobel-prize winners (Sep 25)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA

NASA picture taken by German astronaut Alexander Gerst
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By IBTimes AU

The ozone layer, which protects the Earth from various harmful cosmic rays, has started its recovering process, the United Nations reported. (Sep 11)

MORE TOPICS: NASA, UNITED NATIONS, CANCER

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By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

Research shows that bad recall can be banished with some smart string-pulling. (Aug 28)

MORE TOPICS: JAPAN

A Palestinian boy and his father look at the house of top Hamas political leader Mahmoud Zahar which police said was targeted by an Israeli air strike in Gaza City
Ad on Anti- Hamas’ Child Sacrifice Tests Newspapers’ Stance on Hamas-Israel Conflict

By IBTimes AU

An advert by Nobel-prize winning author Elie Wiesel is testing media’s stand on Hamas-Israel Conflict (Aug 12)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL, THE NEW YORK TIMES, NEW YORK, LONDON

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart
Robert Pattinson Opens Up About Break Up: 5 Scientific Reasons Why Break Ups are Hard

By IBTimes AU

After a year of the Twilight couple's heart-breaking split, Robert Pattinson opens up about the break up. The couple broke up due to Kristen Stewart's infidelity, from 2012 to 2013 they were on an "on and off" relationship; finally separating in May 2013. (Aug 06)

MORE TOPICS: ADDICTION

Justin-Orlando Ibiza Fight: #TeamOrlando Trends, Celebs And Fans React

By IBTimes AU

Orlando Bloom and Justin Bieber were recently engaged in a fight outside the Cipriana restaurant in Ibiza, Spain on July 30. The actor reportedly threw a punch at the singer after being called a b***ch by Bieber. Now fans, even celebrities, have their share of reactions on the said incident. (Aug 01)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, LINDSAY LOHAN, JUSTIN BIEBER

People Light Candles at the Dutch Embassy for Victims of Malaysia Airlines MH17, Which Crashed in Eastern Ukraine, in Kiev
Crashed MH17 Plane Carried 108 AIDS Scientists and Researchers Heading to Melbourne

By IBTimes AU

As news of the crashed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 spread like wildfire around the world, delegates to an international AIDS conference in Melbourne, Australia were believed to be among the passengers. (Jul 20)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, AIDS

Megan O'Niell and Jackie Pugsley (R) snap a selfie with an American flag-clad phone as officials prepare to celebrate Independence Day a day early in Boston, Massachusetts, July 3, 2014. The celebrations were moved for the first time since 1992 due t
Fourth of July: Things to Know about American Independence Day Plus 4 Ways to Celebrate it When Hurricane Arthur/ Rains Strike

By IBTimes AU

The Fourth of July is the day when Americans submerge in the spirit of celebration. It is the day when all Americans celebrate the day their country was declared independent. The United States of America was officially declared free from the Kingdom of Great Britain (United Kingdom) on July 4, 1776. (Jul 04)

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