The 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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Fig. 1, taken from Background The 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to chemists Benjamin List and David W.C. MacMillan of Frankfurt, Germany, and Bellshill, Scotland, respectively. List and MacMillan had developed a new way to construct molecules through a process known as asymmetric organocatalysis, a novel form of catalysis. This revolutionary finding […]

Abdulrazak Gurnah wins long overdue Nobel Prize for Literature

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Abdulrazak Gurnah, zanzibar-born novelist and recently retired literature professor, Has Won the Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday morning. His well deserved win comes decades after the last black winner, Toni Morrison in 1993.[1] As the first African to win the award in more than a decade, some spectators deemed his win long overdue after […]

THE NOBLE PRIZE 2021: Two Americans Win Medicine Nobel for Discoveries in Sensing Temperature and Touch

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Abstract The Noble Prize in Physiology or medicine is awarded by the Noble assembly [1] for extra-ordinary inventions in physiology and medicine. The Nobel Prize is basically awarded to “those who, during the preceding year, have conferred the greatest benefit to humankind”, according to Alfred Nobel’s will in1895. The Noble Prize is basically awarded for […]