910, 2018
  • Male and Female Nobel Prize in Chemistry Winners

How many women have won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry?

October 9th, 2018|

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Nobel Prize week is now done and dusted for another year. The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to scientists who used directed evolution to produce new enzymes and antibodies, including Frances H Arnold. How many other women have won the prize since it started in 1901? This graphic takes a look at all of the winners!

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310, 2018
  • 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry: Harnessing evolution to produce new enzymes and antibodies

October 3rd, 2018|

Today saw the last of the 2018 Science Nobel Prizes awarded, and it was finally the turn of chemistry. The 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded with one half to Frances H Arnold for her work on the directed evolution of enzymes, and with the other half jointly to George P Smith and Sir […]

210, 2018
  • 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics: The creation of tools made from laser light

October 2nd, 2018|

After the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded yesterday, today was the turn of Physics. The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Morou and Donna Strickland for their groundbreaking innovations in the field of laser physics. Strickland is only the third woman to win the Nobel Prize in Physics […]

110, 2018
  • 2018 Nobel Prize Physiology-Medicine

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine: Unleashing our immune systems against cancer

October 1st, 2018|

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Today saw the first of the 2018 Nobel Prizes awarded. The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo for their discovery of cancer therapy by stimulating the immune system to attack tumour cells. This graphic takes a look at the prize-winning research.

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410, 2017
  • 2017 Nobel Prize Chemistry

The 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry – Revealing the structures of biomolecules with cryo-electron microscopy

October 4th, 2017|

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The last of this year’s Nobel Prizes, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, was awarded today. This year’s prize went to the development of cryo-electron microscopy, a technique that allows the structures of biomolecules to be revealed where other techniques fail. It also gives scientists insights into how proteins move and interact with other molecules, as well as potentially improving our understanding of how drugs act on protein targets.

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310, 2017
  • 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics

The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics: Detecting gravitational waves from black hole collisions

October 3rd, 2017|

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This year’s second Nobel Prize in the sciences was awarded today. The prize for physics was awarded to researchers who contributed to the observation of gravitational waves, ripples in space-time that were originally created by colliding black holes over a billion years ago. 

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