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Jan 09, 2018
Har Gobind Khorana, Nobel-prize winning biochemist, remembered on 96th birth anniversary with Google DoodleKhorana won the Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1968 for his work on discovering that the order of nucleotides in our DNA determine which amino acids are built
Jan 02, 2018
Lack of research makes scientists use pigs for transplanting organs into human bodiesFor the last 300 years, doctors have been trying to create a miracle in the process called xenotransplantation, or the transplanting of non-human organs or cells into a human body.
Dec 16, 2017
Kazuo Ishiguro, Richard Thaler and other 2017 Nobel Prize winners attend award ceremony in StockholmHere are some photo highlights from the Nobel Award Ceremony, held at the Concert House in Stockholm, Sweden on 10 December.
Dec 11, 2017
Max Born's 135th birth anniversary celebrated in a Google Doodle; he was renowned for his work in quantum mechanicsGoogle doodle shows Born scratching his forehead with what is known as the symbol for wave function, called Psi, also the 23 letter of the Greek alphabet.
Dec 10, 2017
Google Doodle celebrates 1905 Nobel Prize winner Robert Koch for his research on tubercolosisThe Google Doodle features potato slices which Koch used for his experiment until the Petri dish was invented by his assistant at the time, Julius Petri.
Nov 07, 2017
Natalie Portman awarded $1 million 'Jewish Nobel Prize' in Israel for her social activismThe Genesis Prize noted Portman's social activism in areas such as gender equality, combatting poverty, microfinance and animal rights.
Oct 28, 2017
Orhan Pamuk's The Red-Haired Woman reiterates his strong hold over melancholic oeuvreOrhan Pamuk's latest translated novel, The Red-Haired Woman, tells the story of Cem, a 16-year old student from Istanbul, apprenticed to a traditional well-digger
Oct 23, 2017
Albert Einstein's theory of happy living surfaces in a note to Japanese courier after 95 yearsEinstein didn't want the messenger to leave empty-handed, so he wrote him two notes by hand in German, according to the seller, a relative of the messenger.
Oct 13, 2017
Sprinkling cow-dung water in our homes can keep dengue-causing mosquitoes away, says Tamil Nadu ministerParticipating in a door to-door campaign to create awareness about dengue in the city on Friday, Raju asked the people to sprinkle cow-dung mixed water in their front courtyards to prevent breeding of mosquitoes.
Oct 09, 2017
Nobel Prize winner for Economics Richard Thaler supported demonetisation as policy for longWhen India announced demonetisation last November, Nobel Prize winner Richard Thaler described it as a "policy I have long supported" but also remarked "damn" when it was brought to his notice that the government was introducing Rs 2,000 currency notes.