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Nobel Prize 2013

Nobel Prize is one of the prestigious Awards that is awarded every year for the contribution in the filed of  Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, Economic Science and Peace. Alfred Nobel initiated this award and it has been followed every year by awarding this prestigious award on December 10. This year also the winners for each category has been announced. Read the article below to know more information about 2013 Nobel Prize Winners.

2013 Nobel Prize Winners List
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2013

 James Rothman - American (Yale University),
 Randy Schekman - American (University of California)
 Thomas Sudhof  - German (Stanford University)
Contribution: "for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells"

Nobel Prize in Physics 2013
Francois Englert - Belgium

W. Higgs - Britain
Contribution: “for the theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our understanding of the origin of mass of subatomic particles, and which recently was confirmed through the discovery of the predicted fundamental particle, by the ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider”

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2013
Martin Karplus (Harvard University)

Michael Levitt (Stanford School of Medicine)
Arieh Warshel (University of Southern California)
Contribution: "for the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems"

Nobel Prize in Literature 2013
Alice Munro (Canada)
Contribution: "master of the contemporary short story"

Nobel Prize for Peace 2013
Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)
Contribution: "for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons".

Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences 2013
Eugene F. Fama (USA),

Lars Peter Hansen (USA)
Robert J. Shiller (USA)
Contribution:  "for their empirical analysis of asset prices"

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