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A statistics researcher discusses how an enthusiasm for cricket as a boy led him to a career in statistics.
James Gates discusses his joy and pain with Science
Daily discovery is like Christmas, but the frustration of not getting to the discovery you hope for is painful.
The aesthetics, the mechanics, and the powerful consequences of water and its residents have far reaching repercussions.
Nikhil Gupta analyzes the way bones breaks and protective foams hold up under stress.
To help create better safety helmets and other gear, Nikhil Gupta analyzes the way bones breaks and protective foams hold up under stress.
Jake Weltzin, the first executive director of the USA National Phenology Network discusses his beginnings in science, the everyday excitement of his job and science for the everyday person.
Jake Weltzin is a pioneer in the growing citizen-science movement.
Vitaly Shmatikov breaks things to make them better.
In our interview with computer scientist Vitaly Shmatikov, we ask him why he enjoys studying computer security and privacy, why it's not as technical a field as one might assume, and what stopped him from going into Chemistry.
Arkat Abzhanov investigates craniofacial development and evolution.
Cheryl Wilga's life-long passions grew into a career of research and teaching others about animal behavior.
Karen McGlathery works to integrate multi-disciplinary findings on the coastal landscape.
Paul Sikkel explores the ecological importance of marine parasites in coral reef communities.
University of Illinois professor, William Sanders, leads a team in the fight against cyber attacks on the Nation’s critical systems.
Maurizio Porfiri designs robots that look and act like fish.