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Nobel Prizes 2015

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Every fall the Nobel prize winners are announced. This is the ultimate recognition for discoveries in the fields of physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, peace, economics and literature. The below link list the Nobel Prize winners for 2015. You can also review past winners. Click on the "Nominations" tab to learn more about the nomination and selection criteria.

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The Nobel Prize in Physics 2015

Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald

"for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass"

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2015

Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar

"for mechanistic studies of DNA repair"

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2015

William C. Campbell and Satoshi Ōmura

"for their discoveries concerning a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworm parasites"

Youyou Tu

"for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against Malaria"

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2015

Svetlana Alexievich

"for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time"

The Nobel Peace Prize 2015

National Dialogue Quartet

"for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011"

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2015

Angus Deaton

"for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare"