Nobel Prize Winners 2012

AreaWinnersCountryReason
PhysicsSerge HarocheUSAFor ground-breaking experimental methods that enable measuring and manipulation of individual quantum systems
David J. WinelandUSA
ChemistryRobert J. LefkowitzUSAFor studies of G-protein-coupled receptors
Brian K. KobilkaUSA
MedicineSir John B. GurdonUKFor the discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent
Shinya YamanakaJapan
LiteratureMo YanChinaWho with hallucinatory realism merges folk tales, history and the contemporary
PeaceEuropean Union (EU)For over six decades contributed to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and
human rights in Europe
EconomicsAlvin E. RothUSAFor the theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design
Lloyd S. ShapleyUSA

Source: nobelprize.org