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Discovery of how cells sense oxygen levels earns Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
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Discovery of how cells sense oxygen levels earns Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Hypoxia-inducible factor is a protein that increases inside the cell when the oxygen levels fall, helping the cell survive.

Nobel Physics Prize awarded to three scientists for work on the cosmos
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Nobel Physics Prize awarded to three scientists for work on the cosmos

James Peebles, Michel Mayor, and Didier Queloz were awarded the Nobel Physics Prize for 2019.

Nobel Prize 2019: William Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter Ratcliffe, Gregg Semenza win Nobel Prize in medicine or Physiology for explaining how body adapts to low oxygen levels
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Nobel Prize 2019: William Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter Ratcliffe, Gregg Semenza win Nobel Prize in medicine or Physiology for explaining how body adapts to low oxygen levels

Their research focused on how our bodies respond to change in oxygen availability at the molecular level. The body needs oxygen to convert food into energy, it also detects and adapts at a cellular level when there is less oxygen available.

Nobel Medicine Prize awarded to three scientists for discovering how cells adapt to low oxygen supply
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Nobel Medicine Prize awarded to three scientists for discovering how cells adapt to low oxygen supply

The three scientists will equally share the Nobel prize award money of nine million Swedish kronor.

Here are five things that you need to know about the Nobel Prize and its awardees
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Here are five things that you need to know about the Nobel Prize and its awardees

The Nobel Prize is not given posthumously but there are exceptions like In 2011 when Ralph Steinman of Canada received it.

Nobel Prize for Peace and Literature faces controversy, again, amid #MeToo scandal
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Nobel Prize for Peace and Literature faces controversy, again, amid #MeToo scandal

Donald Trump has been nominated for the Peace Prize by U.S congressmen for opening a dialogue with North Korea.

Micheal Jackson and Adolf Hitler were just a few bizarre nominees for the Nobel Peace Prize
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Micheal Jackson and Adolf Hitler were just a few bizarre nominees for the Nobel Peace Prize

This year's known nominations for the Prize, are US President Donald Trump and Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg.

Greta Thunberg could be youngest recipient of Nobel Peace Prize but ‘confrontational’ approach to climate change activism likely to hurt chances
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Greta Thunberg could be youngest recipient of Nobel Peace Prize but ‘confrontational’ approach to climate change activism likely to hurt chances

Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg’s shaming of world leaders and air travelers over climate change has won her millions of admirers and attracted many new followers to her cause.

Critics of Malala Yousafzai's appeal to restore education system in Kashmir are conveniently ignoring her track record
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Critics of Malala Yousafzai's appeal to restore education system in Kashmir are conveniently ignoring her track record

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai's statement urging global leaders to address the issue of Kashmiri youth, especially girls, unable to attend school because of the restrictions on public movement as a "preventive measure" after the NDA government at the Centre abrogated Article 370 in the now-Union Territory.

'I am sure ISRO will fix the problem': Nobel Prize laureate Serge Haroche on Chandrayaan 2
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'I am sure ISRO will fix the problem': Nobel Prize laureate Serge Haroche on Chandrayaan 2

'A lot of money is involved in science, it has to do with economics and politics and I don't like this mixture.'

Not just Romila Thapar, JNU administration asked CVs from 11 other emeritus professors to review their work
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Not just Romila Thapar, JNU administration asked CVs from 11 other emeritus professors to review their work

The professor emeritus is an honorary position given to noted faculty members after their retirement

Toni Morrison's therapeutic radicalism imbued her writing with a timbre that resonates across time and place
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Toni Morrison's therapeutic radicalism imbued her writing with a timbre that resonates across time and place

Toni Morrison’s prose is also an engagement with the ways in which the erosion of language, autonomy, tradition, and community has profound implications for the psychological lives of black subjects

Toni Morrison, a giant of American literature, perfected a confluence of lyricism and no-nonsense truthtelling
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Toni Morrison, a giant of American literature, perfected a confluence of lyricism and no-nonsense truthtelling

Beloved, Jazz and 1997’s Paradise form Toni Morrison’s ‘black history’ trilogy, and are basically required reading for students of American literature.

Toni Morrison, Nobel prize winner and author of Beloved, passes away at 88
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Toni Morrison, Nobel prize winner and author of Beloved, passes away at 88

Publisher Alfred A Knopf says Morrison died Monday night at Montefiore Medical Center in New York.

Karen Uhlenbeck becomes first woman to be awarded the Abel Prize in Mathematics
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Karen Uhlenbeck becomes first woman to be awarded the Abel Prize in Mathematics

Her research 'inspired a generation of mathematicians' and created a new field of mathematics.

Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
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Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Thunberg has been invited to speak at the UN, World Economic Forum & TED on climate change.

Two Nobel Prizes for Literature to be awarded this year after sex scandal postponed 2018 award
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Two Nobel Prizes for Literature to be awarded this year after sex scandal postponed 2018 award

The Swedish academy will be allowed to award the 2018 and 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature this year, the Nobel Foundation said on Tuesday, after a sex scandal forced a postponement of last year's prize.

National Science Day: Remembering CV Raman's unsung student Sukumar Chandra Sirkar
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National Science Day: Remembering CV Raman's unsung student Sukumar Chandra Sirkar

S C Sirkar was involved in the work on scattering of light, which later came to be known as the Raman Effect.

Nobel Laureate, physicist Lev Landau's 111th birthday celebrated in a Google Doodle
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Nobel Laureate, physicist Lev Landau's 111th birthday celebrated in a Google Doodle

Landau won the Nobel Prize in Physics for his development of a mathematical theory of superfluidity.

Reflections from a Nobel winner: Scientists need time to make discoveries, leaps
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Reflections from a Nobel winner: Scientists need time to make discoveries, leaps

You can’t have applications of the sciences without the curiosity-driven research behind it.