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None of the 2021 science Nobel laureates are women – here’s...

Mary K. Feeney, Arizona State University All of the 2021 Nobel Prizes in science were awarded to men.

Nobel Peace Prize for journalists serves as reminder that freedom of...

Kathy Kiely, University of Missouri-Columbia Thirty-two years ago next month, I was in Germany reporting on the fall of...

How an Alberta researcher’s discovery of hepatitis C led to the...

John Bergeron, McGill University This year, the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine was awarded to virologists Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice and...

Economists are more like storytellers than scientists – don’t let the...

Carolin Benack, Duke University When you listen to an economist, chances are you’ll hear a lot of statistics. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s speech at the...

Why don’t more women win science Nobels?

Mary K. Feeney, Arizona State University All of the 2019 Nobel Prizes in science were awarded to men. That’s a return to business as usual, after...

People who win big prizes shouldn’t get taxed when they give...

Ellen P. Aprill, Loyola Law School Los Angeles When former President Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009, he didn’t keep the approximately...

Lise Meitner – the forgotten woman of nuclear physics who deserved...

Timothy J. Jorgensen, Georgetown University Nuclear fission – the physical process by which very large atoms like uranium split into pairs of smaller atoms –...

Paul Romer and William Nordhaus – why they won the 2018...

Sergey V. Popov, Cardiff University William Nordhaus and Paul Romer have been awarded the 2018 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences (colloquially known as the...

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