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The Nobel Prize for Chemistry just honored something you actually care about—your phone’s battery
Here's why the lithium ion battery deserved a win.
Physics Nobel spotlights scientists who discovered exoplanets and the recipe for the universe
The joint-award announcement featured coffee metaphors and a call for collaboration.
American and British scientists split the Nobel Prize for work on how cells handle hypoxia
The work is now considered a basic aspect of how cells function.
The history of science is for sale
From auction houses to eBay, this is how people buy up Nobel Prizes and space rocks.
The weirdest things we learned this week: eating your own twin, embalmed milk, and levitating frogs
Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
These tools helped scientists win the Nobel Prize
From optical tweezers to multiplexed cell imaging, this is what it takes to break through.
This year’s Nobel Prize in chemistry ‘rewards a revolution based on evolution’
Chemistry that cures disease and creates a greener world.
The physics Nobel Prize goes to high-tech lasers and honors the first woman in 55 years
A rare nod to technology over fundamental physics.
This year’s Nobel Prize in medicine is shared by a cancer-fighting (and harmonica-playing) Texan
The 2018 Nobel Prize honors what might be our best shot at beating cancer.
Decades after a Nobel Prize snub, Jocelyn Bell Burnell’s just won $3 million for her work
And she's giving it all away.