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Doomsday clock stops at 100 secs to midnight to shine light on climate emergency
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Doomsday clock stops at 100 secs to midnight to shine light on climate emergency

Created in 1947, the clock moved to 100 seconds to midnight in January of last year — the closest to midnight it has been in its history.

Narendra Modi to inaugurate 107th Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru today; two Nobel laureates to attend event
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Narendra Modi to inaugurate 107th Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru today; two Nobel laureates to attend event

Top scientists, including two Nobel laureates, will be among policymakers, academicians and other delegates to attend the 107th Indian Science Congress, to be inaugurated on Friday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

'Should not have any serious hope to escape the Earth' says Nobel laureate on climate change
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'Should not have any serious hope to escape the Earth' says Nobel laureate on climate change

He said that we’re not built to survive any other planet and we should spend our time and energy trying to fix it.

Nobel Prize for Literature for 2018, 2019 awarded to Poland's Olga Tokarczuk and Austrian writer Peter Handke, respectively
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Nobel Prize for Literature for 2018, 2019 awarded to Poland's Olga Tokarczuk and Austrian writer Peter Handke, respectively

The Nobel Prize for 2018 was awarded to Tokarczuk "for her narrative imagination that with encyclopedic passion represents the crossing of boundaries as a form of life" a representative for the Academy said. The official noted that 2019 Literature Laureate Handke's "influential work with linguistic ingenuity has explored the periphery and specificity of human experience."

Cancer-fighting pizza, scrotum study of French postmen among 2019 Ig Nobel winners
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Cancer-fighting pizza, scrotum study of French postmen among 2019 Ig Nobel winners

The winners received an Ig Nobel trophy and $10 trillion in essentially worthless, inflation-ravaged Zimbabwean money.

International Women's Day: The missing women Nobel Laureates point to a deeply entrenched gender bias amid highest achievers
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International Women's Day: The missing women Nobel Laureates point to a deeply entrenched gender bias amid highest achievers

According to the Nobel Prize website, of the 904 unique individuals to have been awarded the Nobel Prize and Prize in Economic Sciences between 1901 and 2018, only 51 are women.

Items showing India's scientific prowess burried in the ground at ISC 2019
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Items showing India's scientific prowess burried in the ground at ISC 2019

The capsule was put together by students of Lovely Professional University where ISC 2019 is held.

PM Modi to kick off Indian Science Congress today at Lovely Professional University
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PM Modi to kick off Indian Science Congress today at Lovely Professional University

A solar-powered driverless bus built by LPU students will ferry the Prime Minister to the venue.

Nobel laureates in line for 12.5 percent increase in prize money this year, to get 9 million Swedish crowns
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Nobel laureates in line for 12.5 percent increase in prize money this year, to get 9 million Swedish crowns

This year’s Nobel laureates can look forward to a rise of 12.5 percent in prize money as the finances of the foundation have improved after previous years of overspending, the Nobel Foundation said.

100 million for 100 million: Nobel Laureates, leaders launch child rights campaign
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100 million for 100 million: Nobel Laureates, leaders launch child rights campaign

The 100 million for 100 million campaign will call upon young people to learn about their rights & the lives of other children, who live in dire conditions.

Nobel laureates, world leaders come together for children summit in the capital
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Nobel laureates, world leaders come together for children summit in the capital

The Rashtrapati Bhavan will serve as the venue for the Laureates and Leaders for Children Summit 2016 from 10-11 December.

Barack Obama hails 'migrant' Nobel winners, Bob Dylan a no-show at the White House
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Barack Obama hails 'migrant' Nobel winners, Bob Dylan a no-show at the White House

Bob Dylan was conspicuously absent from the Oval Office Wednesday, but President Barack Obama hosted four of America's other 2016 Nobel Laureates, all of whom were migrants.

At least 70 Nobel prize winners endorse Hillary Clinton for president
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At least 70 Nobel prize winners endorse Hillary Clinton for president

The fact that the Nobel laureates are backing Clinton does not come as a big surprise, as academics overwhelmingly tend to lean towards Democratic candidates.

Silent diplomacy: Three Nobel laureates to make a 'humanitarian' visit to North Korea
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Silent diplomacy: Three Nobel laureates to make a 'humanitarian' visit to North Korea

A trio of Nobel laureates will take part in a "humanitarian" visit to North Korea, even as suspicions grow that Pyongyang is preparing for a fifth nuclear test

Companies must invent in India before making in India, say Nobel laureates
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Companies must invent in India before making in India, say Nobel laureates

Studies appear to confirm how poorly India is doing when it comes to creating new technologies and discovering new things.

China rules: Pope Francis snubs Dalai Lama at Nobel Laureates' meet
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China rules: Pope Francis snubs Dalai Lama at Nobel Laureates' meet

Pope Francis has denied a private audience to the Dalai Lama because it could harm the Holy See's already fraught relations with China, the Vatican said.

4 Nobel laureates boycott Nobel summit in S Africa after Dalai Lama denied visa
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4 Nobel laureates boycott Nobel summit in S Africa after Dalai Lama denied visa

Coming out in support of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, who was denied a travel visa by South Africa, four women Nobel Peace laureates have refused to attend the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Cape Town next month.

Nobel laureates to visit Indian universities in new initiative
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Nobel laureates to visit Indian universities in new initiative

Two Nobel laureates, whose names are to be finalised soon, will travel to India and several universities will be drafted to absorb the inspiration behind the annual Nobel awards" the report added

Nobel laureates urge China to release Peace Prize winner Liu Xiabao
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Nobel laureates urge China to release Peace Prize winner Liu Xiabao

Liu, a veteran dissident involved in 1989 pro-democracy protests crushed by the Chinese army, won the prize in 2010.