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Nobel Laureates


If I ruled the world: John Mather

Whether we like it or not, we have to deal with climate, pollution, ocean acidification, energy supply, and scarce natural resources.

Getting Out of the Ivory Tower

Scientists must be willing to get out of their laboratories and speak responsibly about what is good science and what is not good science.

Heart Health: 5 Ways Healthy Living Impacts Your Heart

Relaxed blood vessels allow blood to flow efficiently and nourish the heart, which it stimulates Nitric Oxide (NO) production in the body.

Five and a Half Utopias

Nobel Prize-winning physicist Steven Weinberg looks at several of the guises in which utopian thinking is likely to appear during the century ahead.

We have so many ways to pursue a healthy climate – it’s insane to wait any longer

Nobel Prize-winning immunologist Peter Doherty reflects on the challenge of delivering a healthy climate for the world.

The Origin of Life on Earth and the Design of Alternative Life Forms

To understand the origin of life on Earth, we must understand the pathways that lead from chemistry to biology.

Dealing with Complexity: Discovering the Future

Excerpt from Nobel Prize-winning immunologist Peter Doherty's book, "The Beginner's Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize".

Nobel prize winner Brian Schmidt: ‘Climate change … the great challenge for humanity over the next 100 years’

Nobel Prize-winning astrophysicist Brian Schmidt sees climate change as being the great challenge for humanity over the next 100 years.

Shaping Our Genes

Excerpt from Nobel Prize-winning biochemist Christian de Duve's book, "Genetics of Original Sin: The Impact of Natural Selection on the Future of Humanity".

From Communism to Terrorism

Excerpt from Nobel Prize-winning peace activist Bernard Lown's book, "Prescription for Survival: A Doctor’s Journey to End Nuclear Madness".