Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Tami Warshel kisses her husband, University of Southern California Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arieh Warshel after he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. As a small country that takes special pride in the achievements of its best and brightest, Israelis were delighted with word that two of their own, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel, had won this year's Nobel Prize for chemistry. But the celebration was tempered by a single fact: the duo left Israel long ago for greater opportunities in the U.S. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

Israeli ex-pats’ Nobel win highlights brain drain

JERUSALEM (AP) — As a small country that takes special pride in the achievements of its best and brightest, Israelis were delighted that two of their own won this year’s Nobel Prize for chemistry. But […]

10/12/2013

Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel (AP/Claudio Bresciani)

Free parking spot for Nobel winner from USC

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Arieh Warshel won more than just the Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday: He earned a free parking spot for life at the university where he works. The University of Southern […]

10/09/2013

Stanford University professor Michael Levitt, who won the Nobel Prize in chemistry, is embraced by his wife Rina at their home on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

3 in US win chemistry Nobel for computer models

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Three U.S.-based scientists won this year’s Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for developing powerful computer models that researchers use to understand complex chemical interactions and create new drugs. Research in the […]

10/09/2013

2 US scientists win Nobel chemistry prize

STOCKHOLM (AP) – Two American researchers won the Nobel Prize in chemistry Wednesday for studies of protein receptors that let body cells sense and respond to outside signals like danger or the flavor of food. […]

10/10/2012

Nobel chemistry prize to be announced in Stockholm

  STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences will announce the winners of the 2012 Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday, capping this year’s science awards before the Nobel spotlight moves to literature […]

10/09/2012