A project to help one of Europe’s most endangered bat species is awarded £707,000 of National Lottery funding. —> Read More
For scientists, there have long been advantages to working in big cities — in close proximity to other scientists and inventors. A new analysis delves into whether this is still the case.
Do YOU trust Apple more than the government? Poll reveals people would rather give their data to a brand than politicians
The global survey of 3,563 was carried out by tech site TechRadar. Participants trusted Apple and Google the most, followed by Microsoft and the government. They trusted Facebook the least. —> Read More
Are YOU more racist than you think? Men named Jamal are seen as being bigger and more violent than those named Connor
The study by researchers at the University of California Los Angeles showed that even liberal-minded people still have deeply ingrained prejudices about race. —> Read More
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The 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded for discoveries in DNA repair. —> Read More
Three scientists — Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar — won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday for “mechanistic studies of DNA repair.”
The prize was announced by Göran Hansson, secretary general of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
The winners will split the $960,000 prize, and receive a diploma and gold medal during the prize ceremony in December.
The Nobel Prizes in literature and peace are scheduled to be announced later this week. The economics prize will be awarded on Monday.
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Their work details how cells repair damaged DNA and preserve genes. And now three scientists — Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar – have won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.