Collection: Nobels 2018

Our coverage of the 2018 Nobel Prizes

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  1. Ashkin, Mourou and Strickland
    Physics

    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.

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  2. nobel medal physics
    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.

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  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.

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  4. T cell
    Life

    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.

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