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List of Nobel Prize winners 2014

List of Nobel Prize laureates 2014

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 31 December 2014, 12:09:44 PM
List of Nobel Prize winners 2014

List of Nobel Prize winners 2014

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Peace: Presented jointly to India’s Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education. The two will split the Nobel award of USD 1
List of Nobel Prize winners 2014

List of Nobel Prize winners 2014

2
Literature 2014: Given to France’s Patrick Modiano “for the art of memory with which he has evoked the most ungraspable human destinies and uncovered the life-world of the occupation”.
List of Nobel Prize winners 2014

List of Nobel Prize winners 2014

3
Physics: Given jointly to Japanese scientists Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano and Japanese-born American Shuji Nakamura “for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources”, a break
List of Nobel Prize winners 2014

List of Nobel Prize winners 2014

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Chemistry: Awarded jointly to Americans Eric Betzig and William Moerner and German scientist Stefan Hell “for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy”, a new method that let microscopes see finer details than they could before.
List of Nobel Prize winners 2014

List of Nobel Prize winners 2014

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Physiology or Medicine: Divided, one half awarded to US-British scientist John O’Keefe, the other half jointly to Norwegian husband-and-wife duo Edvard and May-Britt Moser “for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the bra
List of Nobel Prize winners 2014

List of Nobel Prize winners 2014

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Economics or The Sveriges Riksbank Prize: Presented to Frenchman Jean Tirole “for his analysis of market power and regulation”, which shows how regulators can manage markets dominated by a few powerful companies to keep them from blocking competition