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From Drawing to Morphology: Sandy Kawano
Sandy Kawano creates 3-D fossil models
November 6th, 2014
A childhood love of drawing leads Sandy Kawano into a branch of biology studying in animal body shapes
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Lemur Lady Campaigns for Endangered Lemurs
lemur lady Patricia Wright researches how to save lemurs
August 22nd, 2014
Renowned scientist and conservationist Patricia Wright battles to save one of the world’s most endangered primates.
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Philosopher Explores Ethics of Brain Technologies
Sara Goering, University of Washington
May 31st, 2014
Philosopher Sara Goering discusses neuroethics, the field emerging from the development and use of neural technologies.
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From Slot Machines to Self-Tracking Devices: An Anthropologist Story
Natasha Schüll human-machine interaction

September 12th, 2014
Anthropologist Natasha Schüll seeks to understand our connections and responses to machines and technology.
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Using Math to Understand the Puzzle of Humanity
Matthew Zefferman applies his enthusiasm for solving puzzles to investigating how human culture influences modern society

June 9th, 2014
Matthew Zefferman applies his enthusiasm for solving puzzles to investigating how human culture influences modern society.
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Pioneering Research Brings More Precise Understanding of Biology
William Bialek
May 16th, 2014
Pioneer William Bialek blends biology and physics in biophysics to discover more precise research of biological systems.
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Moving at the Speed of Clicks: Improving Computer Efficiency
Computer scientist Mark Hill uncovers inefficiencies in computer workflows and helps make computers more powerful, energy efficient and easier to program
April 17th, 2014
University of Wisconsin researcher finds hidden efficiencies in computer architecture.
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Citizen Science Assists Coastal Ecosystem Studies
Julia Parrish is the founder and executive director of COASST
September 9th, 2014
The leader of the COASST ocean conservation group says why her work makes her feel like Jacques Cousteau.
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NSF Research Helps UNESCO Preserve Subaks in Bali
Steve Lansing in Bali
June 9th, 2014
Immersed in the world of Balinese water temples and cooperative farms, Anthropologist J. Stephen Lansing’s NSF funded research helped win UNESCO World Heritage Site status for Bali’s subaks.
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Nick Matzke: Reconstructing Species Migrations Across Time
Nick Matzke reconstructs how evolution happened
May 7th, 2014
Want to know about historical biogeography? Ask Nick Matzke.
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