Post Profile






A scientist working to build a farm the size of Egypt just got a $3 million prize sponsored by Mark Zuckerberg and Sergey Brin

Veteran plant scientist Joanne Chory wants to engineer a new root that will suck excess carbon dioxide out of the air. She hopes the drought- and flood-resistant crop could also feed the world. On Sunday, Chory was awarded $3 million from a clan of Silicon Valley CEOs at the 2018 Breakthrough Prizes. Plant scientist Joanne Chory has $3 million more than she did last week.
read more

share

Related Posts


These Aamazing Scientists Shared This Year's $22M Breakthrough Prizes

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Breakthrough Prize Foundation, funded by Silicon Valley giants like Mark Zuckerberg and Sergey Brin, last night announced the recipients of its $22 million prize pot at its third annual awards ceremony. Here’s the amazing resear...

Giant fan-like machines could be the solution to Earth's scary carbon dioxide problem

Technology / Technology Industry News : Silicon Alley Insider

This company wants to solve global warming using giant fans. Canadian company Carbon Engineering is building machines that suck carbon dioxide out of the air by pulling it through a fluid, where it can either be discarded or recycle...

Chory and Walter awarded breakthrough prizes

Academics / Biology : EurekAlert: Biology

(Howard Hughes Medical Institute) HHMI Investigators Joanne Chory and Peter Walter are among five scientists honored for transformative advances toward understanding living systems and extending human life.

With $3M Breakthrough Prize in life sciences, tech titans want to turn scientists into superheroes

Technology : Gigaom

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Google's Sergey Brin, investor Yuri Milner and other Silicon Valley leaders have created a multi-million-dollar prize recognizing researchers in the life sciences.

Tech Billionaires Including Zuckerberg Award $22 Million To Top Scientists At Star-Studded Ceremony

Business & Finance : Shades of Green

At a televised event hosted by actor Morgan Freeman, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Google cofounder Sergey Brin and billionaire tech investor Yuri Milner honor the brightest minds in life sciences, physics and math – with cash gifts a...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC