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Syukuro Manabe, a climatologist and elected Fellow of AAAS, was awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize for Physics along with fellow climate researcher Klaus Hasselmann and theoretical physicist Giorgio Parisi.

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.
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