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Ronald Coase: In Memoriam, Part 9

The ninth scholar we discuss in our series, In Memoriam, is yet another Nobel laureate and yet another of my personal heroes, Ronald Coase… 539 more words


Nobel Prize for Literature 2014 awarded to Patrick Modiano

Modiano is not as well known outside France as he deserves to be. He tackles a difficult period in French history – its occupation during World War 2 – and does not flinch from touching on aspects of collaboration that some would prefer to forget. 9 more words

Featured History: Dr. Rosalyn Yalow

This month’s Featured History exhibit focuses on Dr. Rosalyn Yalow, recipient of half of the 1977 Nobel Prize in Medicine for her work in developing radioimmunoassay for peptide hormones — a feat… 241 more words

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Patents of the 2014 Nobel Laureates in Physics

The United Nations has deemed the coming year to be the “International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies” in an effort to raise global awareness about the role optical technologies play in the development of society and providing solutions to global challenges in energy, education, agriculture and health.   598 more words


Nobel Prize awarded for brain 'mapping' discovery

Written by Annayah Prosser

This month the Nobel Prize for physiology and medicine was awarded to a team of researchers who discovered the brain’s ‘GPS system’. 707 more words


Everything you wanted to know about LEDs but were afraid to ask

The Nobel Prize in Physics just awarded to Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano, and Shuji Nakamura for their work on blue light emitting diodes—LEDs—reveals the extent to which lighting technology has changed over the just the last four decades. 697 more words


The World We Live In #2: To Study Or To Work

I was getting ready for school and about to wear my uniform when I remembered that our principal had told us not to wear uniforms. So I decided to wear my favorite pink dress (Malala Yousafzai)

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