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Polish scientist receives major international prize

b_300_0_16777215_00_http___external.polskieradio.pl_files_004dce47-37c4-479e-b570-6e142119f4ed.fileA professor from the University of Warsaw is among three winners of the 2017 Dan David Prize in the field of astronomy.

The prize is awarded annually by the University of Tel Aviv and the Dan David Foundation for innovative and interdisciplinary research. It is accompanied by a USD 1 million grant.

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Svante Pääbo prisas – värt mer än Nobelpris

b_300_0_16777215_00_http___w.cdn-expressen.se_images_f0_07_f007db47d5684a1ea77d704a7e21ddf4_16x9_680.jpgTEL AVIV. En svensk forskare får det okända priset som är större än Nobelpriset.

Genetikern Svante Pääbo och en kollega delar på Dan David-priset och mer än åtta miljoner kronor.

– Nu kan jag äntligen renovera huset, säger han.

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Yehoshua y Kincaid ganan el premio Dan David en Literatura, el Nobel israelí

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Abraham B. Yehoshua, "el Faulkner israelí", y la novelista de Antigua, Jamaica Kincaid, son los ganadores del Premio internacional "Dan David" en la categoría de Literatura, anunció hoy el comité seleccionador en la Universidad de Tel Aviv.

La Fundación Dan David proclamó hoy siete galardonados con estos premios, divididos en tres categorías y que se entregarán en una ceremonia el próximo 21 de mayo, confirmó a Efe, Ariel David, hijo del promotor del Premio.

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Jamaica Kincaid, Black Jewish Author, Scoops Israeli Cultural Prize

b_300_0_16777215_00_https___s3.amazonaws.com_assets.forward.com_images_cropped_youtube-1486494357.jpgJamaica Kincaid, the Jewish, Caribbean-born author of five semi-autobiographical novels,won a prestigious Israeli prize this week in recognition of her cultural impact and literary accomplishment.

Administered by Tel Aviv University, the Dan David Prize went to Kincaid because she’s “one of the most important and influential writers today,” the awards committee wrote. Previous recipients have included former Vice President Al Gore, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales and filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen.

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Forscher Pääbo erhält israelischen Dan-David-Preis

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Tel Aviv/Leipzig (dpa) - Der in Leipzig arbeitende Forscher Svante Pääbo erhält den israelischen Dan-David-Preis. Der schwedische Mediziner und Biologe vom Max-Planck-Institut für evolutionäre Anthropologie werde in der Kategorie Archäologie und Naturwissenschaften/Vergangenheit ausgezeichnet, teilte eine Sprecherin der Preisverleiher am Dienstag in Tel Aviv mit. Pääbo teilt sich den mit rund 930 000 Euro dotierten Preis mit dem Genetiker David Reich von der amerikanischen Harvard-Universität.

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Jamaica Kincaid among winners of Israeli foundation prize

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Author Jamaica Kincaid is among this year's winners of the prestigious Dan David Prize for scientific, technological and cultural accomplishments.

The prize is administered by Tel Aviv University. On Tuesday it named the 2017 winners.

The Dan David Foundation awards $3 million in prizes annually to recipients grouped in three categories: past, present and future.

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