Taylor Berman · 10/14/13 06:43AM

Eugene Fama, Lars Peter Hansen, and Robert Shiller won the Nobel Prize for Economics on Monday morning. The three American professors – Fama and Hansen from the University of Chicago, and Shiller from Yale — developed new methods to study long-term trends in the stock market.

Taylor Berman · 10/11/13 07:47AM

The 2013 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the United Nations-backed group in charge of destroying Syria's chemical arms.

Taylor Berman · 10/09/13 07:36AM

The 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to three American researchers for their computer simulations of “complex chemical systems” like photosynthesis and combustion. Martin Karplus of Harvard, Michael Levitt of Stanford, and Arieh Warshel of USC will share the prize as well as its $1.2 million payout

Taylor Berman · 10/07/13 07:48AM

Two Americans and a German-born researcher won the 2013 Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday. James Rothman, Randy Schenkman and Thomas Suedhof, all of whom work at U.S. universities, were awarded the prize for their discoveries on how hormones, enzymes, and other substances move within cells.

Winner of Nobel Prize in Chemistry Was Bullied by His Chemist Peers

Seth Abramovitch · 10/06/11 02:59AM

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry, which some refer to as "the Gay Super Bowl of Chemistry," has been awarded to 70-year-old Israeli scientist Daniel Schechtman for his discovery of "quasicrystals." It sounds like something you might buy on QVC, but they are actually metal atoms arranged in such a way as to resemble Islamic mosaics, and they have significantly altered how chemists view solid matter.

Your Betting Guide to the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature

Adrian Chen · 10/02/10 01:48PM

The Nobel Prize in Literature will be announced October 7 in Sweden. We've got your betting odds right here, fresh from international oddsmakers Ladbrokes. Now you can totally dominate your office Nobel Prize in Literature pool. (You have one, right?)

Obama Is Too Busy for Nobel Prize Debauchery

Ravi Somaiya · 12/10/09 06:06AM

Most recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize luxuriate in it — they accept invitations to lunch with the Norwegian king, go to concerts, give press conferences. Not Barack Obama. He's doing the drive-through Nobel experience.