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Breakthrough Prize Honors Scientists Working on Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Neutrinos, And More
Mark Zuckerberg and fellow tech leaders fund annual prizes worth $22 million
The Life Cycle Of Ideas
How scientific concepts rise and fall
Russia’s ‘Space Ark’ Returns All Of Its Lizards And Half Its Mice Safely To Earth
The longest orbital experiment dedicated purely to biology has returned to Earth.
Silicon Valley Tycoons Bestow Surprise $33 Million Prize On 11 Unsuspecting Cancer Researchers
Because "curing a disease should be worth more than a touchdown."
Zapping Testicles With Ultrasonic Pulses Shown To Be Effective Contraceptive
An ultrasound zap to the testicles can stop the production of sperm, reducing overall sperm count to a level that...
This Worm Is the First Animal Engineered to Produce Biological Blocks Not Found in Nature
Meet the 21st amino acid
Scientists Coax Brewer’s Yeast into Making Evolutionary Leap to Multicellularity
Hundreds of millions of years ago, unicellular organisms made the leap to multicellularity, enabling what we know now as complex...
SciMall Gift Guide: 15 Science Supply Items For Your Holiday Experiments
This year, shop SciMall for glowing rodents, animal guillotines, and more
NASA Sending a Team of Specialists to Chile to Aid in Mine Rescue Operation
After 33 miners were discovered trapped alive deep within a collapsed Chilean gold and copper mine, authorities in Chile sought...