Scientific breakthroughs abound! Scientists and researchers all over the globe are constantly making new and exciting discoveries that will continue to change the course of human life on Earth, and 2016 is rich with scientific achievement. The greatest scientific discoveries inspire us to learn more about the world around us and to not just sit back and accept the way things are. Why? Because someone made a glove that stabilizes Parkinson's tremors! And someone else tracked down the mutation that led to multi-cellular life! Scientific breakthroughs from 2016 are crazy cool, and the scientific discoveries made in 2017 are even cooler!
This list of 2016 scientific discoveries features interesting stories of researchers making breakthroughs in all kinds of different fields, with many important implications for human life. The scientific breakthroughs of 2016 will amaze and inspire a new generation of curious scientists, who will push the boundaries of what we know even further.
When it comes to recent scientific breakthroughs, 2016 is full of them. Whether here on earth (like dinosaur fossils from the actual extinction event) to light years away record-breaking explosions scientific discoveries made in 2016 will boggle your mind and change your view of the world.
So what were the biggest discoveries in science and tech in 2016? Read on to find out! Then check out the scientific breakthroughs of 2019.
A Feathered Dinosaur Tale Preserved in Amber May Radicalize Ideas of Ancient Evolution
Researchers Maybe Have Found Dinosaur Brain TissuePhoto: University of Cambridge
Possibly Game-Changing Alzheimer's Antibody AnnouncedPhoto: Biogen/Neurimmune
Ocotobot, the World's First Soft RobotVideo: YouTube
Lou Gehrig's Disease Gene Identified Thanks to the Ice Bucket ChallengeVideo: YouTube
Researchers Reveal Nearly 100 New Regions of the Human BrainPhoto: Washington University St. Louis