Nobel Prize

Pictures of US scientists Robert Lefkowitz (L) and Brian Kobilka who won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry are projected on a screen on October 10, 2012 at the Royal Swedish Academy of Science in Stockholm. (Photo credit: JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/GettyImages)

Walcott: Nobel Chemistry Winner Went To Bronx High School Of Science

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott issued a statement Wednesday congratulating Robert Lefkowitz.


Professors Christopher Sims and Thomas Sargent (credit: AP Photo/Princeton University, Denise Applewhite/New York University)

Two Local Professors Share Nobel Prize In Economics

Thomas Sargent and Christopher Sims won the Nobel economics prize Monday. Their research – conducted separately – sheds light on the cause-and-effect relationship between the economy and policy instruments such as interest rates and government spending.