Top Science Breakthroughs 2013

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Science Breakthrough of the Year 2013
Watch a video of the 2013 scientific Breakthrough of the Year and the nine runners-up, ranging from transparent brains to exploding stars.

Science's 2013 Breakthrough of the Year: Cancer Immunotherapy

Each December, the editors of Science reflect back upon the major scientific discoveries of the year and choose one which they believe to be the most significant. In 2013, the journal has given the distinguished title of Breakthrough of the Year to cancer immunotherapy, a tumor-targeting strategy that holds immense promise. This animation from the AAAS Office of Public Programs features this groundbreaking achievement, as well as nine runners-up that made big waves this year.

[Animation courtesy of Science/AAAS]

3 Incredible Science Breakthroughs for 2013

What will 2013 hold in the world of science? Anthony explores some of the awesome upcoming events and advancements that lie in store for us.