US scientists Frances Arnold and George Smith and British researcher Gregory Winter yesterday won the Nobel Chemistry Prize for applying the principles of evolution to develop enzymes used to make everything from biofuels to medicine.
Stephen Hawking's final work, which tackles issues from the existence of God to the potential for time travel, is launched by his children, who helped complete the book after the British astrophysics giant's death.
Three scientists yesterday won the Nobel Physics Prize, including the first woman in 55 years, for inventing optical lasers that have paved the way for advanced precision instruments used in corrective eye surgery, the jury said.
A Bangladeshi physicist of Princeton University has led an international research team in discovering a novel quantum state of matter that can be 'tuned' at will - and it's 10 times more tunable than existing theories can explain.
Apple Inc introduces its largest-ever iPhone and a watch that detects heart problems in an attempt to get customers to upgrade to more expensive devices in the face of stagnant global demand for smartphones.