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Scientists are waiting longer than ever to receive a Nobel

Nobel laureates often receive the prize decades after their groundbreaking research — and that delay is getting longer.


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Progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals

The year 2023 marks the mid-point of the 15-year period envisaged to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, targets for global development adopted in September 2015 by all United Nations Member States.
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