The Moore Foundation funds plant science mostly through individual investigator awards, but a recent grant from the funder will back an international project to better understand how plants resist disease on a genetic level.
Does virtue put us on the path to true happiness? That's the subject of the latest not-so-typical research grant from a not-so-typical foundation that's often chasing concepts like the meaning of life.
The Russian billionaire is now supporting the hunt for intelligent extraterrestrial life, potentially indefinitely, and on a level nobody has ever done before. Whether he finds it or not, science will still win.
With nearly $19 billion in assets, HHMI’s influence on academic research can’t be overstated. So when the funder puts 26 more scientists on the payroll, it’s worth a closer look at the new class.