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"I am a firm believer in the theory that you can do and be anything that you wish in this world, within reason, if you are prepared to make the sacrifices, think and work hard enough and long enough." Friday inspiration from Frederick Banting, awarded the #NobelPrize  in 1923.

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#OnThisDay in 1960 Nelson Mandela publicly burnt his pass book, which black South Africans were forced to carry during apartheid to control their movements. From that day on he never carried one again.

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An origami crane overlooks the Nuclear Ban Treaty Negotiations taking place on #OTD  in 2017. Origami cranes have become a powerful symbol of a world without nuclear weapons. @nuclearban  were awarded the 2017 #NobelPeacePrize  for their work towards achieving nuclear disarmament.

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"I remember reading this big book, The Wonders of Life on Earth, when I was eleven or twelve. It said bird migration was controlled by some kind of internal timer, some kind of clock." More about Michael Young and his research into biological clocks:

On , you can find excerpts from many of our literature laureates' works such as Olga Tokarczuk's book 'Flights' and Wisława Szymborska's poem 'The Three Oddest Words'. Discover all the excerpts here:

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The star of enzyme engineering and fifth woman to receive the Chemistry Prize - @francesarnold . Arnold uses the process of evolution to make new and better enzymes. Their uses include more environmentally friendly manufacturing of chemical substances, such as pharmaceuticals.

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BREAKING NEWS The 2018 #NobelPrize  in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded jointly to James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo “for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation.”

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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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BREAKING NEWS: The 2019 #NobelPrize  in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded jointly to William G. Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza “for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.”

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BREAKING NEWS: The 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel has been awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.” #NobelPrize 

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The 2019 #NobelPrize  in Chemistry has been awarded to John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino “for the development of lithium-ion batteries.”

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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. #IWD2018 

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