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Saturday, 17 November 2012

Current Affairs : Nobel Prize 2012

Nobel Prize 2012

1) The Nobel Prize in Physics : The nobel prize 2012 was awarded jointly  to Serge Haroche and David J. Wineland for "ground-breaking experimental methods that enable measuring and manipulation of individual quantum systems".



Serge HarocheDavid J. Wineland

2) The Nobel Prize in Chemistry: The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awared jointly to Robert  J. Lefkowitz and Brian K. Kobilka for studies of G-protein-coupled receptors.
Robert J. LefkowitzBrian K. Kobilka
3) The Nobel Prize in Physiology / Medicine :This awarded jointly to Sir John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka for the discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed  to become pluripotent.
Shinya Yamanaka Sir John B. Gurdon
4) The Nobel Prize in Litrature: Mo Yan  "who with hallucinatory realism merges folk tales, history and the contemporary"

5) The Nobel Peace Prize : EU (European Union) for over six decades contributed to the advancementof peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe.

6) The Prize in Economic Sciences: This Nobel prize was awared jointly to  Alvin E. Roth and Lloyd S. Shapley for the theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design.
 Lloyd S. ShapleyAlvin E. Roth

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