The Nobel Prize 2016 announcements kick off this week. Starting Monday, October 3, the Nobel Foundation is announcing the 2016 Nobel Laureates. The first Nobel Prize announcement is today at 11:30am CET (6:30am ET). It is the 2016 Medicine Nobel Prize (or Physiology Nobel Prize).
Update: The 2016 Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology winner is Yoshinori Ohsumi.
Watch the 2016 Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology announcement live online.
On 27 November 1895, Alfred Nobel signed his last will and testament, giving the largest share of his fortune to a series of prizes, the Nobel Prizes. As described in Nobel’s will, one part was dedicated to “the person who shall have made the most important discovery within the domain of physiology or medicine”.