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  • winners
  • He is one of the six economists on the list of probable winners compiled by Clarivate Analytics, a company that does academic and scientific research and maintains a list of dozens of possible Nobel Prize winners based on research citations. (ndtv.com)
  • discoveries
  • The Nobel Assembly at Stockholm's Karolinska Institute, which awards the prize, said the scientists' 'discoveries have been crucial for an understanding of the normal function of the brain and how disturbances in this signal transduction [or transfer of genetic material from one cell to another] can give rise to neurological and psychiatric diseases. (washingtontimes.com)
  • committee
  • When his work was recognized by the Nobel Committee, it drew public attention to the health effects of nuclear fallout, especially in the wake of the 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. (livescience.com)
  • molecule
  • Maurice Wilkins shared the prize with them for producing some of the earliest evidence in support of their claim - he used a technique called X-ray crystallography to map out the shape of the DNA molecule . (livescience.com)
  • year
  • Mr. Greengard is the second Roosevelt University Nobel Prize winner in two years and the 21st in the university's 99-year history. (washingtontimes.com)
  • Betting service Ladbrokes had pegged Margaret Atwood and Haruki Murakami as some of the frontrunners for the prize , which went to singer/songwriter Bob Dylan last year. (tor.com)
  • went
  • He went on to say, "The world is in a very uncertain moment and I would hope all the Nobel prizes would be a force for something positive in the world as it is at the moment. (tor.com)
  • decades
  • Pioneers Rainer Weiss and Kip S. Thorne, together with Barry C. Barish, the scientist and leader who brought the project to completion, have ensured that more than four decades of effort led to gravitational waves finally being observed," says the Nobel Prize website . (maths.org)
  • share
  • Rainer Weiss received one half of the Nobel Prize for his part in the detection of gravitational waves by LIGO, and Barry Barish and Kip Thorne share the other half. (maths.org)