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Nobel Peace Prize goes to UN Goodwill Ambassador and Congolese doctor highlighting sexual violence

Nadia Murad, a Yazidi rights activist and the first Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and Denis Mukwege, a gynecologist who helps victims of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), were awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday.

From muscles to motors: 2016 chemistry Nobel goes to creators of the world’s tiniest machines

The 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to three individuals for designing and developing molecular machines. Jean-Pierre Sauvage of France’s University of Strasbourg, J Fraser Stoddart of Northwestern University in the US and Bernard L Feringa from the University of Groningen in the the Netherlands will share a sum of $928,000.