Unlike the other Nobel prizes, the economics award wasn't established in the will of Alfred Nobel but by the Swedish central bank in his memory in 1968, with the first winner selected a year later.
The impact of COVID-19 vaccines - and the underlying advances - indicate that it shouldn't be long before researchers behind the work get a call from Stockholm.
Since 1987, he has published ten novels and numerous short stories, many of which follow the lives of refugees who dealt with trauma caused by European colonization of the African continent.
Abdulrazak Gurnah has, in his academic career, guided plenty of research on Sir Vidia, as well as Salman Rushdie, G.V. Desani, Anthony Burgess, and above all, Joseph Conrad.
Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov are receiving the Nobel Peace Prize for their courageous fight for freedom of expression in the Philippines and Russia.
Last year's prize went to American poet Louise Glck for what the judges described as her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences that awards the prize said that the duo was selected “for their development of asymmetric organocatalysis, a new and ingenious tool for molecule building”.
They were cited for their discovery of receptors for temperature and touch.
One of the most celebrated biologists in the world, Prof Ramakrishnan’s basic area of study is Physics. Interestingly, it was in Chemistry that he had won the Nobel Prize
The biophysicist had travelled to Kerala from the US spending his own money for the flight tickets.