The winners of the chemistry prize developed ways to produce machines 1,000 times thinner than a strand of hair.
The winners of the chemistry prize hail from France, Scotland and the Netherlands.
2016 Nobel Prize in Physics honors theoretical discoveries that help scientists understand unusual properties of materials, such as superconductivity and superfluidity.
2016 Nobel Prize honors "theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter."
Yoshinori Ohsumi revealed the workings of autophagy, a routine biological process implicated in many diseases.
A Japanese cell biologist will win the award for physiology or medicine for explaining autophagy, or "self-eating."
Beginning early Monday morning, Inside Science will have coverage of the Nobel Prize announcements.