Mo Yan s the first Chinese winner of the literature prize who is not a critic of China's government, but the Swedish Academy says that it did not take political considerations into account when selecting the popular novelist.
Nobel Laureate Mo Yan gives readers outside China an idea of what it is like to be Chinese, while people inside China gain a sense of history, says one distinguished translator.
The US scientists who received the Nobel Prize for Chemistry were able to map how cells detect and respond to chemicals they encounter.
Frenchman Serge Haroche and American David Wineland shared the prize for work involving photons.
Frenchman Serge Haroche and American David Wineland, who share the 2012 Nobel Prize for Physics, worked independently to develop a way to watch quantum behavior of particles.
French physicist Serge Haroche and American physicist David Wineland shared the 2012 Nobel physics prize for their work on quantum optics.
David Wineland and Serge Haroche will share this year's Nobel prize for their work in quantum physics.
Here are 10 quotes by the 20th-century literary giant T. S. Eliot.
The Burmese opposition leader, who's now a member of the country's Parliament, is urging an end to US sanctions against her impoverished nation.
The Dark Energy Camera, on a telescope high in the Chilean desert, is expected to capture 300 million galaxies, 100,000 galaxy clusters, and some 4,000 supernovae over the next five years.