A neutron star collision detected by gravitational waves is Science 's 2017 Breakthrough of the Year.
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- A rare genetic mutation among the Berne Amish could shed light on human aging and life span.
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- An agreement signed between eight Arctic nations last May demonstrates how scientific collaboration can bring parties together to achieve common goals.
- For his work in brain development, Flavio Donato is the 2017 grand prize winner of The Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology.
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