Lasker Prizes Recognize Work on Cell Growth, Cancer Prevention, and Reproductive Care
Michael N. Hall, John T. Schiller, and Douglas R. Lowy, winners of this year’s Lasker awards for basic and clinical medical research. "Planned Parenthood" honored as Republicans target it for funding cuts.
MIT Professor Tim Berners-Lee has won the most prestigious honor in computer science, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) A.M. Turing Award. Often referred to as “the Nobel Prize of computing,” the award comes with a $1 million prize provided by Google.