Emily Balskus has won the Alan T. Waterman Award, the National Science Foundation's most prestigious prize for scientists under 40 in the United States.
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When scientists moved from manipulating atoms to messing with molecules, molecules started to disappear from view. Professor Kang-Kuen Ni has figured out why.
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Researchers discover mysterious bacteria that break it down in the gut.
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Wei Hsi “Ariel” Yeh dedicated her research in chemistry to solving some of the vast genetic mysteries behind hearing loss.
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So little is known about black holes and the image hints at a path to a higher-resolution image and more and better data.
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Professor Emily Balskus and her team have identified an entirely new class of enzymes that degrade chemicals essential for neurological health, but also help digest foods like nuts, berries, and tea, releasing nutrients that may impact human health.
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Fewer off-target edits and greater targeting scope bring gene editing technology closer to treating human diseases.
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New technology helps dissect how the brain ignores or acts on information
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Ph.D. student Frederick Moss brings together the incongruous worlds of science and art.
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The evolution of the first building blocks on Earth may have been messier than previously thought, likening it to the mishmash creation of Frankenstein’s monster.
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