The 10 Greatest Scientific Achievements of 2012, According to the Journal Science


Each year, the editors and experts of the journal Science selected the ten most important scientific achievements of the year. 

 Scientific Achievements of the 2012

  • 1. The discovery of the Higgs boson . On 4 July, physicists CMS and ATLAS , the two largest experiments of the Large Hadron Collider ( LHC ) located at CERN . I count on your day in Engadget Science: The CERN officially declared to have found “a new particle support Higgs theory”
  • 2. Obtaining eggs from stem cells.
  • 3. genomic sequence Denisova man from a bone than 80,000 years old, by the researcher Svante Pääbo, director of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig (Germany).
  • 4. The discovery of Majorana fermion (a particle that is, simultaneously, its own antiparticle).
  • 5. Advances in genomic engineering that allow “edit” the DNA of a living being.

Here are other five Scientific Achievements

  • 6. The angular measurement of particles known as neutrinos to help explain why the universe contains as much matter and so little antimatter.
  • 7. The decline of the robot system Curiosity currently exploring Mars.
  • 8. The project of the Encyclopedia of DNA called ENCODE .
  • 9. Advances in brain-machine interaction that allowed a person to move robotic limbs with thought.
  • 10. Deciphering protein structures of the parasite that causes sleeping sickness X-ray laser

Please let me know which Scientific Achievement Impressed you?

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