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Einstein's revolutionary equation about the equivalence of matter and energy (E = mc2) was published #OTD  27 September 1905. #NobelPrize 

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Have you heard of CRISPR? The CRISPR-Cas9 genetic scissors, developed by scientists Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna, are a ground-breaking technology that can be used to edit genes. In just over a week we'll find out the recipients of the 2021 chemistry prize.

Origami cranes are a symbol of a world without nuclear weapons after a young girl in Hiroshima developed leukaemia and tried to fold 1000 in order to be granted a wish: In 2017 was awarded the Peace@nuclearbanPrize  for their work to ban nuclear weapons.

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How many Nobel Prizes are connected with the discovery of DNA? Learn about some of the awarded contributions that have been made since the discovery of DNA. #NobelPrize 

Not long until the 2021 medicine laureates are revealed - have you told your friends? Join the excitement here! Watch the live stream and hear the news first here @NobelPrize  and at . #NobelPrize 

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Since 1901 the #NobelPeacePrize  has been awarded 101 times, recognising individuals and organisations that have made our world a more peaceful place. This October see who will follow laureates like Martin Luther King Jr., awarded the prize for his campaign against racism.

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Meet Adam Smith who has the important job of calling new laureates after they find out they have been awarded the #NobelPrize . Next week he will be calling a batch of new laureates - stay tuned!

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BREAKING NEWS: The 2020 #NobelPrize  in Chemistry has been awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna “for the development of a method for genome editing.”

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BREAKING NEWS: The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize to the World Food Programme (WFP). #NobelPrize  #NobelPeacePrize 

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BREAKING NEWS: The 2020 #NobelPrize  in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded jointly to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice “for the discovery of Hepatitis C virus.”

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BREAKING NEWS: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the 2020 #NobelPrize  in Physics with one half to Roger Penrose and the other half jointly to Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez.

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BREAKING 2016 #NobelPrize  in Literature to Bob Dylan “for having created new poetic expressions within the great Am…

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Marie Curie died of aplastic anaemia on 4 July 1934, a result of years of exposure to radiation through her work. Even today her laboratory notebook from 1899-1902, is radioactive and will be for 1,500 years.

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BREAKING NEWS: The 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature is awarded to the American poet Louise Glück “for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal.” #NobelPrize 

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Happy International Women's Day! We're celebrating the women who have changed the world. Here's all of the amazing women who have received the #NobelPrize  and their remarkable achievements at the time of the award. Who are the women that inspire you the most? #IWD2020 

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