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Brain Prize Winners Announced
Brain Prize Winners Announced
Catherine Offord | Mar 3, 2016
Three UK neuroscientists jointly win the €1 million European Brain Prize for their work on memory.
Discoverer of G Proteins Dies
Discoverer of G Proteins Dies
Kerry Grens | Dec 29, 2015
Nobel laureate Alfred Gilman has passed away at age 74.
AAAS Fellowship to Chemist Repealed
AAAS Fellowship to Chemist Repealed
Kerry Grens | Dec 23, 2015
Technician’s death in Patrick Harran’s lab prompted the American Association for the Advancement of Science to yank Harran’s title as a fellow.
Laugh, Then Think: The Ig Nobels
Laugh, Then Think: The Ig Nobels
Karen Zusi | Sep 21, 2015
This year’s awards honor research on bee stings, appendicitis, kissing, and more.
Lasker Winners Announced
Lasker Winners Announced
Tracy Vence | Sep 8, 2015
DNA-damage response and cancer immunotherapy discoveries are among those recognized by the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation this year.
Optogenetics Pioneer Honored
Optogenetics Pioneer Honored
Tracy Vence | Feb 10, 2015
The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health names Karl Deisseroth the winner of the 2015 Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences.
Polymer Pioneer Honored
Polymer Pioneer Honored
Kerry Grens | Feb 4, 2015
Robert Langer, an engineer at MIT who fundamentally changed drug delivery, is awarded £1 million for the Queen Elizabeth Prize.
CRISPR Pioneers Honored
CRISPR Pioneers Honored
Molly Sharlach | Nov 18, 2014
Influential researchers receive the 2015 Breakthrough Prizes in Life Sciences.
Lasker Winners Announced
Lasker Winners Announced
Tracy Vence | Sep 8, 2014
This year’s prizes honor pioneering work on the unfolded protein response, deep-brain stimulation, and the discovery of cancer-related genes.
Kavli Congrats
Kavli Congrats
Kerry Grens | May 30, 2014
A nonet of scientists, including researchers in nano-optics and in the neuroscience of memory, earned the 2014 Kavli prizes.