London, Oct 18 (PTI) People who received a first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine followed by an mRNA vaccine shot had a lower risk of infection compared to those immunised with ...

New Delhi, Oct 17 (PTI) HarperCollins India has come out with a series of five picture books for children with the stories based on animal characters and themed on cricket.

Solnavagen (Sweden), Oct 16 (The Conversation) Beta-amyloid and tau are two proteins that serve useful functions in the brain, but in Alzheimer’s disease – the most common form of dementia – ...

Dublin, Oct 13 (The Conversation) Since the start of the pandemic, several countries have adopted a zero-COVID strategy, aiming to eradicate COVID within their borders. Faced with the highly ...

London, Oct 12 (PTI) People without immunity against COVID-19 are at a significantly lower risk of infection and hospitalisation as the number of family members with immunity from a previous ...

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The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences was awarded to

  • The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics was awarded to David Card, Joshua D. Angrist and Guido W. Imbens
  • The Nobel Prize in Economics is actually the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel
  • The prize is popularly known as the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences

Dharamshala, Oct 9, (PTI) The Dalai Lama on Saturday hailed Nobel Peace Prize winners Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov, both journalists, for standing up to autocratic forces in their countries ...

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Tanzanian writer Abdulrazak Gurnah gestures as he poses for a photo at his home in Canterbury, England. (Photo credit: AP)

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The winners of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, were announced in Stockholm, Sweden, Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021. (Photo: AP)

  • Two scientists won the Nobel Prize for chemistry
  • Benjamin List and David MacMillan found an environmentally cleaner way to build molecules
  • The new method is known as asymmetric organocatalysis

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2021 went to Benjamin List (left) and David MacMillan (right) (Photo Credit: Twitter/@NobelPrize)

  • The Nobel Prize in Chemistry went to Benjamin List and David MacMillan
  • The scientists have been awarded the Nobel for building an ingenious tool to build chemical molecules
  • Last year, the  Nobel in Chemistry went to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna