Professor John Mattick who transformed the understanding of the genome has been honoured at the Advance Awards for demonstrating the human #genome is not full of evolutionary junk.

Aussie Doctor Yijia Li, working on stem cell therapy at Yangste Delta Region Institute of Tsinghua University, is developing a cure for arthritis, stroke and kidney disease and aims to have the first drug approved in 5-years.

Richard Fuller a self professed “Global Pollution Czar” Advance award winner recognised for establishing
Pure Earth and carrying out 110 clean up projects – says he’s inspired to work as #pollution kills 9 million worldwide every year.