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Physicist-turned-sociologist Duncan Watts asks big questions about social networks
Physicist-turned-sociologist Duncan Watts asks big questions about social networks.
Computer engineer Karen Panetta does science with her own style.
Jessica Hellmann studies how species and ecosystems are affected by climate change.
Photonics pioneer Leon Esterowitz shares insight into his career helping develop medical lasers and night-vision technology.
Photonics pioneer uses light to observe and manipulate tissues and cells.
Stanford University epidemiologist looks at health from the outside in.
Former Vanderbilt University football player Baratimde Cola discusses his engineering research and mentoring role.
Shara Fisler, founder of the Ocean Discovery Institute, inspires young people to discover the world around them.
Robert Coolman is on the cutting edge of biofuel research
Researcher helps ensure young women diagnosed with cancer have options later in life.
For more than three decades, Gregory Button has researched various aspects of major disasters.
Gregory Button studies major disasters.
Lee Gutkind tells stories to help describe topics such as science and medicine.
Juan E. Gilbert studies how people interact with technology and how it affects society.
Scott Golder uses data from the social Web to understand the activities of millions of people.
Nancy Nersessian's research focuses on how the cognitive and learning practices of scientists and engineers lead to creative and innovative outcomes.
For proteins in each and every cell of your body, it's always rush hour as they travel from the hinterlands of the cytoplasm into the nucleus — the cell's downtown.