The Macchiarini scandal in one of Sweden’s top universities has spread to the Nobel Prizes, as two sacked principals have been asked to leave the Nobel Assembly that selects the Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
- After discussion with Nobel Committee.
- Case involving surgeon Paolo Macchiarini.
Genetics professor Urban Lendahl, who sat on two prestigious Nobel groups, announced his resignation from those positions after it became clear he may be involved in an external investigation regarding the once-prominent surgeon Paolo Macchiarini.
- Over 1,000 guests.
After months of secrecy, the menu at the Nobel Banquet was revealed: Turbot and scallop and roasted veal. Very 'modern' according to the food critics.
Hundreds of people gathered in Stockholm on Nobel Day to protest against the planned construction of a new Nobel Center in downtown Stockholm.
- Supposedly started by Bill Clinton.
As Nobel Week gets underway, this year's laureates have already ticked off one tradition on their list of events - the signing of chair seats from Stockholm's Nobel Museum.
- Awards ceremony.
Organizers of the Nobel banquet, where laureates in the fields of sciences and literature receive their awards, dropped a few clues as to what guests of Thursday night's ceremony can expect.
- 'He reshaped the way poverty was measured"
Angus Deaton, who won the Nobel prize in economics Monday, for work measuring global poverty, said he expects extreme poverty in the world to continue decreasing but that he isn't "blindly optimistic."
- Angus Deaton of Princeton University.
The 2015 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in memory of Alfred Nobel has been awarded to Angus Deaton of Princeton University in the United States "for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare".
- 'Hails self-mediation.'
The coalition of Tunisian organizations awarded the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize was a bit of a surprise according to the director of the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO).
- Helped broker a constitution.
The 2015 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet "for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011."
- Praise for "a worthy winner".
The bookies favourite to win this year's Nobel Prize in literature was described as a worthy recipient on Thursday as Belarusian writer and journalist Svetlana Alexievich joined a list of past Winners including Ernest Hemingway and Patrick Modiano.
- Journalist wrote "Voices from Chernobyl."
The 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to Belarusian Svetlana Alexievich who wrote "Voices from Chernobyl."
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The 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to three scientists who mapped and explained how a cell repairs its DNA despite constant attack from the environment.
- "It seemed to be the same man."
There is great excitement in Sweden that one of the Nobel laureates in chemistry this year is a Swede. In Linköping there was an extra buzz when for about half-an-hour, it looked like the prize was coming their way.