Another Foundation Backing Young Scientists Who Are Shaking Up Their Fields

More funders are betting on a new generation of investigators with an eye toward finding breakthroughs. But the Beckman Young Investigator award is high up there among the sweetest gigs a researcher can land.
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Need a High-Powered Microscope? Moore and HHMI Can Spot You One

Remember that kid on the block who always had the coolest toys the day they came out? Well, when it comes to imaging tools in life science research, having those toys can make or break new discoveries. Two of the field’s leading funders are inviting you over to play. 

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At Star-Studded Science Awards, a New Breakthrough is Announced

Tuxedo-clad celebrities joined tech superstars like Mark Zuckerberg and Sergey Brin in Silicon Vally Thursday to announce the latest round of Breakthrough Prizes for science research. And while the stars of the show this round were life science and physics researchers, the crew of wealthy donors behind the awards made news by announcing a new high-dollar prize in yet another field.

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