The science events that shaped 2016

penguin_webFrom an election that stunned the world to catastrophic technical glitches in space, researchers weathered a turbulent year. But they also announced some remarkable advances — the direct detection of gravitational waves, the birth of a baby with DNA from three people and an artificial intelligence that cracked the one board game that computers had yet to master.

Climate accords, controversial assisted reproduction and the CRISPR patent battle are among the year’s top stories.

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