Nobel Prize

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VARIETY

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VARIETY

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Behavioural economics, Economics, Nobel Prize, Richard thaler

‘Nudge theorist’ Richard Thaler’s Nobel win in economics is totally deserved

The behavioural economist has acted as a crucial bridge between the biased ‘human’ choices and the perfect ‘econ’.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Nobel Prize, Literature, Nobel Laureate, Bob Dylan

Why Kazuo Ishiguro deserves Nobel Prize in Literature

No other writer has done so much with so little by way of conventional authorial pyrotechnics.

SCI-TECH

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Body clock, Medicine, Nobel Prize

Nobel Prize in medicine: Now we know who's controlling our body clock

American scientists - Jeffrey C Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W Young - bring us the answer.

ART & CULTURE

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SCI-TECH

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Scientific Research, Indian Science Congress, Nobel Prize

Will Chandrababu Naidu's Rs 100cr award for Nobel winners do the trick?

The Andhra CM would have done greater service if he had given the money for improving science education and research.

SCI-TECH

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Sexism, Nobel Prize, Scientists, Women

Why the world has always been a hard place for women scientists

Society forgets the countless number of women whose achievements were left unacknowledged, and in many instances, credit given to other male colleagues.

VOICES

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Literature, Nobel Prize, Bob Dylan

What Bob Dylan’s Nobel win means for ‘literature’

If award committees can step out of their comfort zones, why shouldn’t writers around the world too try to experiment with their form and style?

ART & CULTURE

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Bob Dylan, Nobel Prize

Nobel for Bob Dylan is a tribute to the era of free eccentrics

The danger is that Dylan can be reduced to a memorial by a generation that may not understand the context from which he emerged.

ART & CULTURE

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Literature, Nobel Prize, Bob Dylan

Nobel for Bob Dylan brought back memories of a happy, fuzzy time

The Tambourine Man can indeed play a song for me. I'm not sleepy and there is no place I'm going to.