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Nobel Prize


The other controversial legacy

Michael Cook | 16 April 2013 | FEATURES |
tags: bioethics, IVF, Nobel Prize, Robert Edwards
Robert Edwards, the inventor of IVF, died two days after Margaret Thatcher. History may show that his impact was even greater than hers.


Nobel laureate criticises one-child policy

Michael Cook | 15 October 2012 | FEATURES |
tags: book reviews, literature, Nobel Prize, one-child policy
Will the national pride in China's first national to win the Nobel Prize for Literature lead to a reform of the one-child policy?


Nobel Prizes mean more for media than for science

Peter C. Doherty | 04 October 2011 | FEATURES |
tags: media frenzy, Nobel Prize, science
Once again, it's Nobel Prize season. An Australian laureate remembers the day the phone rang.


Home run for Hispanic humanist

Miguel Valerio | 05 November 2010 | FEATURES |
tags: Latin America, literature, Nobel Prize
Mario Vargas Llosa richly deserves his Nobel Prize for Literature.


Nobel award: misconceived

Carolyn Moynihan | 08 October 2010 | FEATURES |
tags: infertility, IVF, Nobel Prize, Robert Edwards
Robert Edwards' IVF technique devalued the human embryo and contributed to infertility.


Nobel Lecture: On those who do not win prizes

Wangari Maathai , Margaret Ogola , Doris Lessing and Carolyn Moynihan | 20 December 2007 | FEATURES |
tags: internet, literature, Nobel Prize
Reading books used to be part of general education, says Nobel Prize winner Doris Lessing. Perhaps we need to learn that again -- from Africa.


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