Collection: Nobels 2018

Our coverage of the 2018 Nobel Prizes

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  1. Ashkin, Mourou and Strickland

    Dazzling laser feats earn these physicists a Nobel

    The 2018 Nobel Prize in physics went to scientists — including the third-ever female winner — who made optical tweezers and boosted the strength of laser pulses.

  2. nobel medal physics

    Groundbreaking ways of manipulating light win trio the 2018 physics Nobel

    Three scientists, including the third woman to win a physics Nobel, are honored for their laser inventions.

  3. James Allison and Tasuku Honjo
    Health & Medicine

    Discovery of how to prod a patient’s immune system to fight cancer wins a Nobel

    Two scientists share the 2018 medicine Nobel for identifying proteins that act as brakes on tumor-fighting T cells.

  4. T cell

    Cancer immunotherapy wins the 2018 medicine Nobel Prize

    Therapies that unleash immune system brakes against cancer have earned the 2018 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine.