Making a cheaper, cleaner diesel fuel to do industry's heavy lifting
Richard Schrock, a chemist at MIT and Nobel prize winner, developed the second catalyst, which pieces the leftover waste chemicals together to make more fuel. Miles O'Brien has more on this story for the National Science Foundation series “Science Nation.
Newton's Needle: On Scientific Self-Experimentation
The greatest chemist of the Romantic Era, in fact, was also one of his era's most ardent drug takers. Sir Humphry Davy ... Feynman, who cultivated a beatnik persona even after winning the Nobel prize, had long “wanted to see hallucinations.” But he was ...
Women in Politics: College Edition -- University of Louisville
Marie Curie. Growing up submersed in science, her research is notable not only for its content but for way she paved for other women interested in the sciences. To win the Nobel Prize in Chemistry and Physics is no easy feat, and she did it in the ...
Israeli ambassador calls for Nobel Peace Prize for IDF's 'restraint'
Middle East Monitor (blog)
In 1994, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded jointly to Yasser Arafat, Shimon Peres and Yitzhak Rabin in a surreal reflection of continuous compromise leading to the further colonisation of Palestine. ... These include the use of chemical weapons against ...