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Prize Catch: The world’s most powerful teenager just won the world’s biggest prize. Here’s why an ex-techie from Bangalore is kicked about it.

With looks like hagrid the gamekeeper from Potterverse, 31-year-old D.N. Guruprasad is of a piece with the heaving shelves at Aakruti Books in Bangalore’s Rajajinagar area. 848 more words


Time Management Disaster

I was in Göttingen this past weekend for a few personal things. If Berlin is an exciting multicultural city, Göttingen is die Stadt der Wissenschaft, a city of science. 1,332 more words


DNA pioneer James Watson to sell Nobel Prize

(CNN) — DNA pioneer James Watson is to sell the Nobel Prize he won for his co-discovery of the double helix structure — the building block of life. 426 more words


Malala Yousafzai: The Youngest Nobel Prize Winner Continues to Fight

By Rachel Ball

On October 9, 2012 a Taliban extremist fired shots that echoed across the globe. Malala Yousafzai, only 15 at the time, was on her way to school from the district of Swat in northwestern Pakistan when she was singled out and attacked. 510 more words

International Politics

Nobel Prize for DNA discovery going to auction

NEW YORK, N.Y. – The 1962 Nobel Prize James Watson won for his role in the discovery of the structure of DNA is going on the auction block. 101 more words


The work of Jean Tirole, 2014 Nobel Prize in Economics.

In preparation


In this review, I will briefly analyze the main results of Tirole’s work and assess their importance to the advancement of Economics as a science truly able to shed light on the real functioning of Liberal Economies. 59 more words

Economic Theory