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09Oct/17

‘Nudge’ theorist Richard Thaler wins Nobel economics prize

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (OCTOBER 9, 2017) (REUTERS) – U.S. academic Richard Thaler, who helped popularise the idea of “nudging” people towards doing what was best for them, won the 2017 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday (October 9) for his work on how human nature affects supposedly rational markets. Continue reading

05Oct/16

Molecular machines drive Nobel chemistry prize

The 2016 Nobel prize in chemistry goes to a trio of European scientists for developing groundbreaking ‘molecular machines’ that the selection committee says are as exciting as the electric motor was in the 1830s. Mana Rabiee reports.
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09Oct/15

Tunisian president, people welcome Nobel win for mediator group

The Tunisian president says the Nobel committee has honoured the country’s National Dialogue Quartet and its work, after the group won the Nobel Peace Prize.

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