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.
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...
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...
(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.
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.