Energy Secretary Steven Chu, the Nobel Prize-winning former director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, announced his resignation Friday, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.
Two American scholars were awarded the Nobel economics prize on Monday for studies on the match-making that takes place when doctors are coupled up with hospitals, students with schools and human organs with transplant recipients.
Two American researchers, one a professor at Stanford University, won the Nobel Prize in chemistry Wednesday for studies of protein receptors that let body cells sense and respond to outside signals like danger or the flavor of food.
Two scientists from different generations won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for the groundbreaking discovery that cells in the body can be reprogrammed to become completely different kinds, potentially opening the door to growing customized tissues for treatments.
Scientists in Menlo Park have developed a new test to measure what may be the best biomarker of overall health status — raising hopes that our biological clocks can be slowed, or even reset.
Saul Perlmutter, head of the Supernova Cosmology Project at the University of California, Berkeley was awakened early Tuesday to learn he was one of three scientists awarded the Nobel Prize in physics.
Dr. Baruch S. Blumberg, who shared the 1976 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for his discovery of the hepatitis B virus, has died. He was 85.