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View Resource The Official Web Site of the Nobel Prize

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Foundation in June, the Foundation has redesigned and renamed its official Website. The main feature of the site is its archive of Nobel Prize Laureates. Complete listings of the winners in the six categories of economics, English, physics, chemistry, medicine and peace are provided at the site, as are profiles, detailed press releases summarizing the...
View Resource Clinton Names a Diverse Group of Researchers to Receive the 2000 National Medals of Science

Winners of the National Medal of Science, awarded annually "to a diverse group of researchers who set new directions in social policy, neuroscience, biology, chemistry, bioengineering, mathematics, physics, and earth and environmental sciences," were chosen recently by President Clinton. This news bulletin from the National Science Foundation describes the work of each of the winners and links to...
View Resource Winner of Turner Prize announced

Established in 1984, the Turner Prize is a contemporary art award, held at the Tate Britain museum, that has consistently generated both widespread acclaim and hostility. No doubt these intense feelings are sometimes due to the entries each year, which in the recent past have included unmade beds, elephant dung, and sex dolls. This year’s entries were a bit more subdued, and the winner (announced...