A computer science researcher at the University of Strathclyde has won a prestigious Scotland-wide award from the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland.
Harvard's Christopher Walsh wins the 16th Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize for 'discovery of genes and mechanisms regulating human cortical development' from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.
Dr. Huda Zoghbi, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator and professor at Baylor College of Medicine known for her groundbreaking research on Rett syndrome and other neurological disorders, is the inaugural recipient of the Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science at Northwestern University.
The Vilcek Foundation announces the winners of the 2016 Vilcek Prizes in Biomedical Science: Dan R. Littman, Professor of Molecular Immunology, NYU School of Medicine; Fernando Camargo, Associate Professor of Stem Cell & Regenerative Biology, Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Stem Cell Institute; Roberta Capp, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine; and Houra Merrikh, Assistant Professor of Microbiology, University of Washington School of Medicine.
Octopus researchers, the science of de-extinction, and chickens are the subjects of the winners of 2016 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)/Subaru Science Books & Film Prizes for Excellence in Science Books.
An interdisciplinary team of undergraduates from Rochester Institute of Technology won a Special Innovation Award at the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Design Competition held at Texas A&M University, Jan. 29-30.
Sing Sing Way, M.D., Ph.D., the Pauline and Lawson Reed Chair in the division of Infectious Diseases at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, has won the E. Mead Johnson Award for Pediatric Research for 2016.
The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased to announce that Susan E. 'Sue' Celniker (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) has been awarded the Society's George W. Beadle Award for her outstanding contributions to the Drosophila community.
Software that helps cybersecurity analysts prevent hacks and a microbial disinfecting system that kills with an activated salt spray are two of the latest innovations Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has successfully commercialized with the help of business partners. The Federal Laboratory Consortium has honored the two teams with 2016 Excellence in Technology Transfer awards.
Three students from Rochester Institute of Technology were recognized for their research findings about improvements to bio-separation techniques for lab-on-a-chip medical devices. They were awarded top honors in several categories in the undergraduate and graduate research competitions at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers annual meeting and conference in November in Salt Lake City, Utah.