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Researchers have used CRISPR to produce new cancer therapies, crops that are resistant to climate change and more.

Work by Charles Rice and colleagues paved the way for the rapid development of antiviral drugs that can now cure approximately 95% of Hepatitis C patients.

Nobel Prize in Physics highlights groundbreaking inventions – optical tweezers and ultra-short high-intensity laser pulses – that have advanced laser physics.

Former AAAS President James McCarthy is one of two recipients of the renowned 2018 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement for his work to understand and communicate the effects of climate change.
A neutron star collision detected by gravitational waves is Science's 2017 Breakthrough of the Year.
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