The finalists are in—make your pick for Breakthrough of the Year

first_img Thank You for Voting! Thanks for voting! Scroll down to see current voting results. The purge that refreshes 43% 00 Hours Time is running out. Vote Now! 00 Minutes 7% 00 Seconds Read more 5% Voting ends Monday, 12 December What would you nominate as the most momentous scientific discovery, development, or trend of 2016? Less than three weeks from now our news writers and editors will announce their choice for Science’s “Breakthrough of the Year.” At the same time, we’ll unveil your pick–the People’s Choice.We’ve just finished one round of voting with more than 11,000 votes tallied. Now it’s time to make your voice heard again. Choose your winner from among the five finalists, listed below. Cast your vote today, and check back on December 22 to see how your choice stacks up against ours. 2016’s Breakthrough of the Year People’s Choice: And the winner is… LOADING Pocket-sized DNA sequencers Voting has not started. Voting begins Tuesday, 6 December Scroll down to see final results. Read more 13% Ripples in spacetime Sort by ranking Thank You for Voting! Scroll up to see current voting results. Thanks for voting! Read more AI ups its game Read more 00 Days Read more 32% Submit Vote Human embryos in a dishlast_img read more