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NOBEL PRIZES for the year of 2018

Nobel Prizes in 2018

Physics

Arthur Ashkin

Prize Motivation: “for the optical tweezers and their application to biological systems”
Born: 2 September 1922, New York, NY, USA

Gérard Mourou

Prize Motivation: “for their method of generating high-intensity, ultra-short optical pulses” 
Born: 22 June 1944, Albertville, France

Donna Strickland 

Prize Motivation: “for their method of generating high-intensity, ultra-short optical pulses”
Born: 27 May 1959, Guelph, Canada

Chemistry

Frances H. Arnold

Prize Motivation: "for the directed evolution of enzymes" 
Born: 25 July 1956, Pittsburgh, PA, USA


George P. Smith

Prize Motivation: "for the phage display of peptides and antibodies"
Born: 10 March 1941, Norwalk, CT, USA


Sir Gregory P. Winter

Prize Motivation: "for the phage display of peptides and antibodies"
Born: 14 April 1951, Leicester, United Kingdom

Medicine

James P. Allison

Prize Motivation: "for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation"
Born: 7 August 1948, Alice, TX, USA


Tasuku Honjo

Prize Motivation: "for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation"
Born: 27 January 1942, Kyoto, Japan

Literature

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature has been postponed.

Peace

Denis Mukwege

Prize Motivation: "for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict"


Nadia Murad

Prize Motivation: "for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict" 

Economic Science



William D. Nordhaus

Prize Motivation: "for integrating climate change into long-run macroeconomic analysis" more
Born: 31 May 1941, Albuquerque, NM, USA


Paul M. Romer

Prize Motivation: "for integrating technological innovations into long-run macroeconomic analysis"