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Meet the New HHMI Crop
Bob Grant | May 9, 2013
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has tapped 27 biomedical researchers for their scientific excellence.
Million-Dollar Teaching Award
Kate Yandell | Mar 15, 2013
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute is inviting natural science professors to apply for a grant to fund innovative undergraduate education.
Lucrative Prize for Life Scientists
Dan Cossins | Feb 21, 2013
Three Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are offering $3 million to scientists demonstrating excellence in biology and medical research.
More Money than the Nobels
Edyta Zielinska | Jan 30, 2013
A Taiwanese businessman has created a new science award that gives recipients more money than Nobel Laureates.
Top Scientists of 2012
Jef Akst | Dec 17, 2012
A roundup of those awarded this year’s most prestigious scientific prizes
Lasker Winners Announced
Jef Akst | Sep 10, 2012
This year’s prizes are awarded for advances in liver transplantation, cell biology, and leadership in biomedical science.
2012 Kavli Prize Winners
Sabrina Richards | May 31, 2012
Biennial Kavli Prizes are presented to scientists in astrophysics, nanoscience, and neuroscience.
The National Academy’s New Members
Bob Grant | May 2, 2012
Eighty-four new researchers are elected to America's premier science club.
Ig Nobels Honor Unusual Research
Tia Ghose | Oct 3, 2011
This year’s Ig Nobel awards recognize research on how a full bladder hinders sound thinking, beetles that mate with beer bottles, and a wasabi fire-alarm.