Smoke Alarm for your Brain

According to the United States Fire
Administration, the risk of dying in a home
fire is cut in half in homes with a working
smoke alarm. Indeed, the home smoke detector
was listed as one of the 100 all-time gadgets
by TIME magazine in 2010. There are several
types of smoke detectors using...Read more


The world is full of people who discover things — big things, little things, mysterious things. While the rest of us eat breakfast or go to class or IM, scientists do science.

Teams of people may work for months or years to advance a piece of knowledge; they depend on the people who came before; they help the people who come later.

What A Year! highlights a breakthrough each month and gives some information about the people behind it. You can learn what's going on in your scientific back yard, and to dig a lot deeper if you want.

Have a great year!

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Award Letter "What A Year!" receives a 2008 Will Solemine Award for Excellence in Biomedical Communication and the Neil Duane Award for Distinction in Biomedical Communication.

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