Discoveries & Inventions

Stories, reports, and features from the physical, chemical, and mathematical sciences. Also covers breakthroughs and stories from the engineering and related disciplines.

Nobel Prize

Nobel Prize for CRISPR honors two great scientists – and leaves out many others

The decision to award the Nobel Prize to Doudna and Charpentier couldn’t have been easy.... It could have awarded the prize to a third researcher, but it didn’t. Was it a statement intended for the legal system?