Physicist Gerd Binnig won a Nobel Prize for inventing the scanning tunneling microscope. It enables researchers to view individual atoms and rearrange them as desired. Chemistry is becoming a branch of engineering.
This year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry honors a process that allows researchers to study the 3-D structures of vital proteins in living organisms. It's leading to new drugs. But it's shocking… and cold.
The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize. But until now the small group that dreams of a nuclear weapon-free world was only really known to defense experts.
The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons has been awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize. The organization was chosen from among more than 300 nominations.
Last year it was Brexit. This year it's fake news, post-truth and alternative facts. There's a predictable sense at the 67th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting that scientists have to fight back. The question is how.
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