2010 Nobel Prize Winners
Below find the winners of the 2010 Nobel Prizes, including prizes for Peace, Physics, Medicine, Chemistry, Literature, and Economics.
Liu Xiaobo (China) for "for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China"
- Physiology or Medicine
Robert G. Edwards (UK) for "for the development of in vitro fertilization"
Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov (both Russia) for "groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material graphene"
Richard F. Heck (U.S.), Ei-ichi Negishi (U.S.), and Akira Suzuki (Japan) for "palladium-catalyzed cross couplings in organic synthesis"
Mario Vargas Llosa (Peru) for "his cartography of structures of power and his trenchant images of the individual's resistance, revolt, and defeat"
- Economics Peter Diamond (U.S.), Dale T. Mortensen (U.S.), and Christopher A. Pissarides (UK) for "their analysis of markets with search frictions"
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