philanthropy
Winning Bidder to Return Watson’s Nobel
Winning Bidder to Return Watson’s Nobel
Molly Sharlach | Dec 9, 2014
Russian entrepreneur Alisher Usmanov, who purchased James Watson’s 1962 Nobel Prize medal last week, is returning it to the molecular biologist.
Cell Biology Goes Big Science
Cell Biology Goes Big Science
Tracy Vence | Dec 8, 2014
The Allen Institute for Cell Science launches with $100 million in philanthropic funds.
More Schizophrenia-Related Variants
More Schizophrenia-Related Variants
Kerry Grens | Jul 22, 2014
The latest genome-wide search for genetic variants tied to the psychiatric disorder triples the number of candidates.
Huge Investment for Cancer Research
Huge Investment for Cancer Research
Kerry Grens | Jan 7, 2014
Six institutions will split a $540 million donation to study cancer immunotherapy among other things.  
$785 Million for Tropical Diseases
Hannah Waters | Jan 31, 2012
A public-private partnership including 13 pharmaceutical companies pledge more than $785 million to fight neglected tropical diseases.
Tuxedo Park to Greenwich -- The Loomis Legacy
Howard Lenhoff | Apr 7, 2003
Alfred Lee Loomis played major roles in the development of both radar and the atomic bomb.