New views of the universe, genetic cures, planet-swallowing star: Biggest science stories of 2023
2023 was a banner year in science. Researchers discovered a new type of heart disease, edited genes to cure sickle cell disease, observed a planet-eating star and discovered a new ecosystem. And those were only the tip of the (rapidly melting) iceberg.
To discuss the biggest science stories of the year host Robin Young talks to Scientific American’s editor-in-chief Laura Helmuth.
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