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Nobel Prize Winners (22)#

Here persons are counted for the country they born in or if their affiliation is with this country.
NameCategoryYearMotivation
Sidney AltmanChemistry1989"for their discovery of catalytic properties of RNA"
Frederick Grant BantingMedicine1923"for the discovery of insulin"
Saul BellowLiterature1976"for the human understanding and subtle analysis of contemporary culture that are combined in his work"
Willard S. BoylePhysics2009"for the invention of an imaging semiconductor circuit - the CCD sensor"
Bertram N. BrockhousePhysics1994"for the development of neutron spectroscopy"
William Francis GiauqueChemistry1949"for his contributions in the field of chemical thermodynamics, particularly concerning the behaviour of substances at extremely low temperatures"
Gerhard HerzbergChemistry1971"for his contributions to the knowledge of electronic structure and geometry of molecules, particularly free radicals"
David H. HubelMedicine1981"for their discoveries concerning information processing in the visual system"
Charles Brenton HugginsMedicine1966"for his discoveries concerning hormonal treatment of prostatic cancer"
John James Rickard MacleodMedicine1923"for the discovery of insulin"
Rudolph A. MarcusChemistry1992"for his contributions to the theory of electron transfer reactions in chemical systems"
Arthur B. McDonaldPhysics2015"for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass"
Robert A. MundellEconomics1999"for his analysis of monetary and fiscal policy under different exchange rate regimes and his analysis of optimum currency areas"
Alice MunroLiterature2013"master of the contemporary short story"
Lester Bowles PearsonPeace1957
John C. PolanyiChemistry1986"for their contributions concerning the dynamics of chemical elementary processes"
Myron S. ScholesEconomics1997"for a new method to determine the value of derivatives"
Michael SmithChemistry1993"for his fundamental contributions to the establishment of oligonucleotide-based, site-directed mutagenesis and its development for protein studies"
Ralph M. SteinmanMedicine2011"for his discovery of the dendritic cell and its role in adaptive immunity"
Henry TaubeChemistry1983"for his work on the mechanisms of electron transfer reactions, especially in metal complexes"
Richard E. TaylorPhysics1990"for their pioneering investigations concerning deep inelastic scattering of electrons on protons and bound neutrons, which have been of essential importance for the development of the quark model in particle physics"
William VickreyEconomics1996"for their fundamental contributions to the economic theory of incentives under asymmetric information"

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