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Nobel Coverage Archive

The 2017 Nobel Prize honors a discovery that Einstein predicted more than 100 years ago.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Research on fruit flies led to the discovery of the mechanisms behind "circadian" rhythms, and the 2017 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

Three American biologists who discovered molecular mechanism behind "circadian" genes share 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

There are many deserving scientists, but only one prize.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

The winners of the chemistry prize developed ways to produce machines 1,000 times thinner than a strand of hair.

Chris Gorski, Editor

The winners of the chemistry prize hail from France, Scotland and the Netherlands.

Inside Science Staff

2016 Nobel Prize in Physics honors theoretical discoveries that help scientists understand unusual properties of materials, such as superconductivity and superfluidity.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

2016 Nobel Prize honors "theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter."

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Yoshinori Ohsumi revealed the workings of autophagy, a routine biological process implicated in many diseases.

Brian Owens, Contributor

A Japanese cell biologist will win the award for physiology or medicine for explaining autophagy, or "self-eating."

Inside Science Staff