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Best of 2015

Best of 2015 - Winners

Congratulations to all the winners!

Best submission about Physics or Chemistry

Winner: /u/toomanyairmiles for "The world's largest nuclear fusion reactor is about to switch on"

Runner-up: /u/fricken for "Google research blog: When can Quantum annealing win? (the hotly anticipated Dec 8 announcement)" and /u/arin32 for "Two quantum properties teleported together for first time!"

Best discussion or comment

Winner: /u/Stark_Warg asks "Is there any interest in getting John Oliver to do a show covering Basic Income?"

Best submission about AI/Robotics

Winner: /u/Simcurious for "Inside Google's Quantum Computing Lab - 'In 10 years there’s nothing but quantum machine learning'"

Runner-up: /u/parkerharper for Google's AI Bot thinks purpose of life is to "live forever" and and /u/Arzu1982 for "Uber CEO To Tesla: Sell Me Half A Million Autonomous Electirc Cars in 2020"

Best submission about Life Sciences/BioTech

Winner: /u/li_Gleave for Gene editing saves girl dying in UK from leukaemia in world first. Total remission, after chemotherapy and bone marrow transplant fails, in just 5 months

Runner-up: /u/ItsAConspiracy for "Anti-aging drug could let you live to 120 in good health (metformin, 10 cents/day, starting clinical trial next winter)"

Best submission about Society and/or Economics

Winner: /u/Energy-Dragon for "Self-driving cars could reduce accidents by 90 percent, become greatest health achievement of the century"

Runner-up: /u/KinkyFlannel for "The end of capitalism (excerpt from Postcapitalism by Paul Mason)"


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