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The Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) promotes international collaboration in basic research focused on the elucidation of the sophisticated and complex mechanisms of living organisms.

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HFSP Awardees since 1990

Svante Pääbo at the Nakasone Award ceremony in 2018.

Svante Pääbo Wins 2022 Nobel Prize in Medicine – Dawn of New Age of Biology

Svante Pääbo was awarded the 2022 Nobel Prize in Medicine for pioneering the field of evolutionary genetics — work that…

Structural transition from single to multiple layers in nascent biofilms.

Collective punctuality: noisy individuals team up to time biofilm development

How phenotypic noise – the variability in cellular traits – shapes collective properties of living systems remains…

Populations of Pocillopora aliciae are thriving in coastal Sydney

Subtropical corals are heading south to Sydney: are they dangerous invaders or harmless refugees?

Increasing environmental pressures such as ocean warming are destroying marine habitats, including the largest coral…

Banded mongooses

Fighting force size and key individuals drive success in warlike animal fights

In violent contests between banded mongoose groups, winning groups have more males and the oldest male in the fight…