Two Israeli-American professors collect Nobel prize for chemistry

American-Israeli professors Arieh Rarshel and Michael Levitt and their American colleague Prof. Martin Karplus were awarded the Nobel Prize for the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems at a ceremony Tuesday in Stockholm, Sweden. Each of the three receives a cash prize of just over $1 million.

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) received the Nobel Peace Prize 2013 at a ceremony in the Oslo City Hall. The Prize was accepted by OPWC Director Ahmet Üzümcü.

The Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded Alice Monro, 82, as the “master of the contemporary short story.” Her daughter Jenny picked up the prize on behalf of her mother.

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