Technology is expanding scientific research that will lead to breakthroughs in treating diseases, genetics, quantum computing and space exploration.
From space exploration to the development of quantum physics, scientists and intellectuals alike are coming together to continue breaking the boundaries of our understanding of the universe.
- Virtual reality allows experts to test new field innovations or develop their craft by creating virtual simulations where they can experiment, practice and improve new skills.
- Broader access to technology opens doors to promote citizen science projects, creating relevant and deep learning in the realms of biology, neuroscience, health and beyond.
- New and personalized systems provide individuals with a comprehensive report of their genomes, offering greater insights into health and ancestral history.
58% of Americans say it is essential that the U.S. be a world leader in space exploration.
¾ of members of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) say that too little K-12 science, technology, engineering and mathematics education (STEM) is a major reason for the public’s limited science knowledge.
7 of the top 11 most-discussed scientific studies for 2016 focused on health.
1,200researchers, advocates, and funders from 15 different countries are engaged in the Initiative for MPT.
49% of people say precision medicine has a positive impact on patient volume today, and 53% say they expect to see this in two years.
Tech company works to design quantum-powered chips to advance industry processes
Virtual reality medical visualization platform helps neurosurgeons practice off of the operating table
System detects gravitational waves in space, letting scientists plot the history of the universe and spot events
At-home test kit allows women to self-check for human papillomavirus
Groundbreaking test costs 3 cents and can help detect pancreatic, ovarian and lung cancer in early stages
Organization hosts $1 million competition to design a message representing earth, life and humanity for another civilization