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  1. LED Inventors Turn On the Nobel Prize

    Blue is the color of winning for three Japanese physicists (one now a U.S. citizen) for their work 20 years ago on blue LED lights, which enabled the development of white bulbs. The long-burning, low-energy-usage bulbs already transform how people illuminate the world. “The 21st century will be lit by LED lamps,” say the Nobel folks. But there’s still a dark spot: The physics Nobel continues to be men only — no woman has won in more than 50 years.

    ABC, Slate

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