Keck Hopes a Mouse Can Heal All Wounds, Scar-Free

The W.M. Keck Foundation’s latest $1 million grant will pursue healing human wounds without scarring, using a species of African mouse with a singular talent for making injuries vanish. Keck gravitates toward transformative research ideas in their infancy, so getting behind this nascent breakthrough is a perfect fit. 

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These Are the Funders Who Helped Discover the Origins of the Universe

Cosmologists are calling it one of the greatest discoveries in the history of science—the detection of ripples in space-time that support our theory of how the universe began. The announcement is the culmination of a multi-university team effort, backed in part by some prominent foundations.

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Meet the Southern California Researchers Raking in the Big Bucks from the W.M. Keck Foundation

The Keck Foundation's research grant recipients are working on solutions for malaria, tumors, and smog pollution. Here's what they have in common: a novel approach, a thirst for innovation, a willingness to take risks, the potential to break open new territory in their fields, and the practical global application of their experiments.
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Inside the W.M. Keck Foundation's Risky but Promising Science Research

A team of scientists at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst spend their days thinking about the curious subject of ultra-thin films. Arcane as the topic may be, the W.M. Keck Foundation sees enough promise that it is backing the scientists' work with a three-year, $1 million grant.

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