A Japanese American scientist was one of three 2021 Nobel Physics Prize winners for his groundbreaking work in climate change research.
The prize: Syukuro “Suki” Manabe, 90, received the news over the phone on Tuesday, according to Princeton University.
UK-based Malaysian scientist Dr. Serena Nik-Zainal was given the Dr. Josef Steiner Cancer Research Prize 2019 for her work in advancing cancer genome interpretation.
Originally also known as the “Nobel Prize for Cancer Research,” the award was given to Dr. Nik-Zainal along with her collaborators Dr. Paul Calleja and Dr. Ignacio Medina from the University of Cambridge at the University of Bern in Switzerland on Friday.
Amanda Nguyen, who drafted the “Sexual Assault Survivor’s Bill of Rights,” shared a long social media post about how she was marginalized by a large clothing company despite being a Nobel Peace Prize nominee.
The 27-year-old Asian-American founder of the Non-Government Organization Rise revealed in an Instagram post that Neiman Marcus staff refused to sell her a dress.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in gave credit to United States President Donald Trump for reportedly helping end the standoff with North Korea, noting that he should be awarded a Nobel Peace Prize.
“President Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize. What we need is only peace,” Moon recently told senior secretaries in South Korea, a presidential Blue House official said on Monday.
Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Peace Prize winner, champion of human rights and democracy, and Chinese political prisoner has died at the age of of 61 from terminal liver cancer.
The activist and university professor, who was jailed for 11 years on charges of subversion and considered by the state as a criminal, was only recently moved to a hospital for treatment, according to the BBC.