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Nobel Laureate Robert Wilson engages with students at Chennai’s Great Lakes Institute

It is important to look at the common value component of public goods on auctions, which are the features that affect everybody’s valuation, the Nobel Prize winner said

Published on 17th December 2020
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American economists share 2020 Nobel Prize in Economics

The 2020 Nobel Prize in Economics was on Monday awarded to American economists, Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson "for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats

Published on 12th October 2020
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Women show the way: Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna win Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Researchers need to modify genes in cells if they are to find out about life's inner workings. This used to be time-consuming, difficult and sometimes impossible work

Published on 7th October 2020
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Telangana school in bind over reports it asked students to write film actors' names in general knowledge textbook

Teaching about personalities who won prestigious awards like the Padma Bhushan or Nobel prize is okay but it is not necessary to ask about names of film heroes

Published on 11th May 2020
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Happy Birthday Marie Curie: Everything you wanted to know about the coolest woman scientist ever

On the Polish scientist's birth anniversary, we recollect all her achievements which continue to motivate students of Chemistry and Science through the ages — check out our exhaustive list here

Published on 7th November 2019
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JNU, Presidency College alumni Abhijit 'Jhima' Banerjee wins Nobel in Economics for his work to alleviate poverty

His wife Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer were joint winners of the 2019 Nobel for Economics for their experiment-based approach that has transformed development economics

Published on 14th October 2019
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Olga Tokarczuk awarded Nobel Prize in Literature for 2018 a year late, Peter Handke wins 2019 prize

The Nobel Prize in Literature is one of five international prizes instituted by the will of Alfred Nobel, a Swedish businessman, chemist, engineer and philanthropist

Published on 10th October 2019
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Remembering Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison: Read 10 of her most empowering quotes on gender, racism and love

Morrison was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993. She was the first African-American woman to win the award

Published on 7th August 2019
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#MeToo scandal creates a crack in Swedish Academy, Nobel season opens without Literature Prize

Without the Literature Prize this year, the most highly-anticipated award will be that for peace, announced on Friday in Oslo

Published on 1st October 2018
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Remembering V S Naipaul: Five of his best books and why you should read them

Nobel Prize-winning novelist V S Naipaul died at the age of 85 years. Here's is a list of five books from the author you should read

Published on 12th August 2018
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Bookworms, brace yourself for 'no save' November as bookshelves to carry greats like  Jeet Thayil and Sachin Tendulkar

With the Nobel Prize for Literature and the Man Booker Prize -- the two most coveted literary honours -- having been awarded earlier in October, November has an exotic menu

Published on 31st October 2017
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A number of Bengaluru scientists had a big hand to play in this year's Nobel Prize in Physics. Here's how

Bengaluru-based Professor Bala Iyer, who had been working on the LIGO project for decades is now elated about his colleagues receiving the Nobel Prize

Published on 6th October 2017
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Here is a chance for you to get classes from the best teachers around

Coursera is a digital learning platform based in the US which can provide you with classes from Nobel Prize winners, Pulitzer Prize winners and the best teachers around the globe

Published on 31st July 2017
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This Nobel Laurate tells us why climate change will triumph over Donald Trump

On Nobel Laureate Dr Brain Schmidt’s maiden visit to Chennai, Seema Rajpal catches up with him to talk about all things Trump and climate change 

Published on 22nd June 2017

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