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July 3rd, 2019

The Stony Brook University scientist who last year reported the discovery of a massive supercolony of 1.5 million Adélie penguins in a remote region of Antarctica has won a prestigious $250,000 scientific prize. [...]

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June 28th, 2019

Emily Balskus, professor of chemistry and chemical biology at Harvard University, is the recipient of the 2019 Blavatnik Award for Young Scientists in the chemistry category. The $250,000 prize is awarded by the Blavatnik Family Foundation and the New York Academy of Sciences. [...]

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June 28th, 2019

The Baillie Gifford Prize has launched a new podcast generously supported by the Blavatnik Family Foundation. In the second episode of this series, host Razia Iqbal meets up with prize winners Antony Beevor (Stalingrad, 1999) and Margaret MacMillan (Peacemakers: The Paris Peace conference of 1919, 2002) to discuss their prize winning books. [...]

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