2016 : WHAT DO YOU CONSIDER THE MOST INTERESTING RECENT [SCIENTIFIC] NEWS? WHAT MAKES IT IMPORTANT?

Neuroscientist, Stanford University; Author, Monkeyluv
Associate Professor of Biology in Harvard's Department...
Philosopher and Researcher, C.N.R.S. Paris; Author, Qu’est-...
Theoretical Physicist, Stanford; Father of Eternal Chaotic...
Johnstone Family Professor, Department of Psychology;...
Physicist
Software Pioneer; Philosopher; Author, "A Realtime...
Science Writer; Fellow, Royal Society of Literature and the...
Cognitive Scientist, MIT Media Lab, Harvard Program for...
Historian of ideas; Author, Passions and Tempers: A History...
Founder, The Whole Earth Catalog; Co-founder, The Well; Co-...
Social Psychologist; Professor, New York University Stern...
Physicist, MIT; Researcher, Precision Cosmology; Scientific...
Physicist; Entrepreneur & Venture Capitalist; Science...
Curator, TED conferences, TED Talks; author, TED Talks
Author, Regenesis; Professor, Harvard University; Director...
Biological Anthropologist and Paleobiologist; Evan Pugh...
Former President, The Royal Society; Emeritus Professor of...
Physicist, Harvard University; Author, Warped Passages,...
Professor of Genomics, The Scripps Translational Science...
Associate Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences,...
Science Historian; Author, Turing's Cathedral; Project...
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, NYU; Author,...
Curator, Serpentine Gallery, London; Editor: A Brief...
Independent Investigator and Theoretician; Author, The...
Founding Editor, 3QuarksDaily.com
Musician
Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education, Harvard...
Philosopher, Novelist; Recipient, 2014 National Humanities...
Physicist, University of Vienna; Scientific Director,...
Presidential Fellow, Chapman University; Publisher, Skeptic...
Sara Miller McCune Director, Center For Advanced Study in...
Physicist, MIT; Recipient, 2004 Nobel Prize in Physics;...
Associate Professor of Psychology, UC Berkeley
Annenberg University Professor, University of Pennsylvania...
Senior Maverick, Wired; Author, The Inevitable
Professor & Head, School of Urban and Environmental...
Professor of Quantum Mechanical Engineering, MIT; Author,...
Executive Creative Director and Vice-Chairman, OgilvyOne...
Author and Essayist, New York Times. New Yorker, Slate;...
Nobel Prize in Physics Laureate; Senior Astrophysicist,...
Co-Founder, Former Chief Scientist, Sun Microsystems;...
Co-founder and Chief Science Officer, MetaMed Research
Emeritus Professor of Physics and Astronomy, UC-Irvine;...
Research Professor/Professor Emeritus, University of...
Albert Einstein Professor in Science, Departments of...
Psychologist, UPenn; Director, Penn Laboratory for...
Gerontologist; Chief Science Officer. SENS Foundation;...
Theoretical physicist
Brooks and Suzanne Ragen Professor of Psychology, Yale...
Professor of Psychology, Hope College; Co-author,...
Vice-President, Wolfson College; Author, From Gutenberg to...
Evolutionary Scientist, University of Connecticut; Author,...
Editor, The Feuilleton (Arts and Essays), of the German...
Department of Cognitive Biology, University of Vienna;...
Founder of field of Evolutionary Psychology; Co-director,...
Professor of the Prehistory of Humanity, University of...
Master of the New College of the Humanities, London, and...
Biological Anthropologist, Rutgers University; Author, Why...
Professor of Computer Science, MIT; Director, Human...
Professor of Linguistics, Max Planck Institute Nijmegen and...
Philosopher; Director, Scientific Vortex, Inc
Doris Duke Chair of Conservation Ecology, Duke University;...
Medical Director, Cardiac Surgery Step-Down Unit at...
University Distinguished Professor of Psychology,...
Fellow, Gutenberg Research College; Professor of Philosophy...
psychologist at Boston College
Physicist; Atmospheric and Oceanic Scientist, Nature...
Senior Scientist, MacroCognition LLC; Author, Seeing What...
Professor of Mathematical Physics, Tulane University;...
Scientist, Self-Aware Systems; Co-founder, Center for...
Professor and Chair of Geography; Professor of Earth,...
President, Psychology Section, British Science Association...
Author, the Trilogy: The Math Book, The Physics Book, The...
Roboticist; Panasonic Professor of Robotics (emeritus) ,...
Psychologist, Autism Research Centre, Cambridge University...
Futurist, Business Strategist; Senior Vice President for...
English Professor, University at Albany; Author, The Spy...
Mathematician; Executive Director, H-STAR Institute,...
Professor of Life Sciences, Director, Center for Evolution...
Neuroscientist; Professor of Philosophy, Caltech; Co-author...
Physicist, UC Berkeley; Author, Physics for Future...
Media Analyst; Documentary Writer; Author, Throwing Rocks...
Psychologist, University of British Columbia; Author, Big...
Felix Bloch Professor in Theoretical Physics, Stanford;...
Board of Governors Professor, Department of Philosophy,...
Physicist; Cosmologist, ASU; Author, A Universe from Nothing
Professor, Director, The Center for Internet Research,...
Serial Entrepreneur; Co-founder, eGroups
Psychologist; Assistant Professor of Marketing, Stern...
Journalist; Editor, Nova 24, of Il Sole 24 Ore
Emeritus Professor of Psychology, London School of...
Journalist; Author, Us and Them
Psychologist; Director of the Center for Adaptive Behavior...
Research Associate & Lecturer, Harvard; Adjunct...
Deputy Technology Editor, The New York Times; Former...
Author; The Cancer Chronicles, The Ten Most Beautiful...
Physicist, Director, MIT's Center for Bits and Atoms;...
Founding Dean, Minerva Schools at the Keck Graduate...
Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of North...
Computer Scientist, UC Berkeley, School of Information;...
Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics and Professor of the...
Professor of Computational Social Science, ETH Zurich; TU...
Professor of Physics at Brown University; Author, The Jazz...
Behavioral Scientist, LSE; Author, Happiness by Design
Associate Professor of Computer Science, University of...
Philosopher and Cognitive Scientist, University of...
Independent Researcher; Author, The Princeton Field Guide...
Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Colorado,...
Psychiatrist; Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry,...
Associate Professor of Psychology, Georgetown University
David J. Bruton Centennial Professor of Computer Science,...
Physics writer; Author, Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn
Associate Professor in Arts and Technology, University of...
Artist
Associate Professor, UC Berkeley Department of Psychology...
Psychologist; President Emeritus, Cooper Union
Professor Emerita, George Mason University; Visiting...
Psychologist; Author, Ecological Intelligence, Focus: The...
Artist
Professor, Department of Psychology Hunter College; Author...
Molecular Biologist
Computational Neuroscientist; Francis Crick Professor, the...
Distinguished Professor of Physiology, Pharmacology, and...
Professor of Journalism, New York University; former...
Psychologist; Author, Consciousness: An Introduction
Vice President of Research & Collections, Denver Museum...
Technology Forecaster; Consulting Associate Professor,...
Professor of Security Engineering at Cambridge University
Professor of Behavioural Neuroscience, Dept. of...
Senior Consultant (& former Editor-in-Chief &...
Global Publishing Director, SAGE; Author, Intimacy:...
Mathematician and Economist; Managing Director of Thiel...
Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience;...
Professor of Physics, Center for Astrophysics & Space...
Director, Evolution and Human Behavior Laboratory,...
Consultant; Adaptive Optics and Adjunct Professor of...
Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences,...
Theoretical Physicist, Caltech; Author, The Big Picture
Artist; Founder, Pioneer Works
Theoretical Physicist; Professor, Department of Physics,...
Director, MIT Media Lab
Professor of Psychology, University of Texas, Austin;...
Physician and Social Scientist, Yale University; Co-author...
Professor of Philosophy, Princeton University
Senior Researcher, Director, The Oxford Morals Project,...
Davis-Brack Professor in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford...
Director, Niels Bohr Chair in Theoretical Physics at...
Theoretical Particle Physicist and Cosmologist; Victor...
Science writer; Author, Monsters
Professor of Evolutionary Biology, Reading University, UK,...
Physicist, Perimeter Institute; Author, Time Reborn
Professor of Linguistics and Western Civilization, Columbia...
Theoretical Physicist; Aix-Marseille University, in the...
Research affiliate, MIT Media Lab
Psychologist; Co-founder, The Gottman Relationship...
Philosophy and Economic Theory, the New School for Social...
Anthropologist; Historian
Neurobiologist; Vice President of Research, George...
Professor of Physics & Astronomy, University of...
Actor; Writer; Director; Host, PBS program Brains on Trial...
Artist
Horace D. Taft Associate Professor of Physics, Yale...
Neuroscientist; Chairman, Board of Directors Human Science...
Associate Professor of Marketing, Harvard Business School;...
Professor and Chair, Department of Biological Sciences,...
ounder, SchoolDash; Founding Managing Director, Digital...
Visiting Professor, Center for Maritime System; Author, The...
Theoretical physicist; cosmologist; astro-biologist; co-...
Neuroscientist; Director, Social Brain Lab, Netherlands...
Professor of Psychology, University of California, San...
Complexity Scientist; Scientist in Residence at Lux Capital...
Managing Director, Excel Venture Management; Co-author (...
Mathematician; Computer Scientist; Cyberpunk Pioneer;...
Classics Scholar, University Librarian, ASU; Author, The...
Director, Big History Institute and Distinguished Professor...
Professor of Anthropology, University of Michigan; Adjunct...
Psychologist, UC, Berkeley; Author, The Gardener and the...
Evolutionary biologist, Centre National de la Recherche...
Professor Emeritus, Stevens Institute of Technology; Former...
Scientist; Inventor; Entrepreneur; Investor
Philosopher; Computer Scientist; Poet; Author, The Most...
Director, External Affairs, Science Museum Group; Coauthor...
Associate Professor of History in Art, University of...
Evolutionary Biologist; Professor of Anthropology and...
Astrophysicist; Author, Brilliant Blunders
Archaeologist; Journalist; Author, Artifacts, Past Poetic
Professor of Biological Sciences, Physics, Astronomy,...
Web Psychologist, Speaker; Author, Webs of Influence: The...
Writer; Speaker; Thinker, Copenhagen, Denmark
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of...
Philosopher; Auguste Comte Chair in Social Epistemology,...
Cognitive Scientist, UC, Irvine; Author, Visual Intelligence
Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan; Author,...
Physicist, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
John Evans Professor Emeritus of Computer Science,...
Professor of Geography, University of California Los...
Author, Machines Who Think, The Universal Machine, Bounded...