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Blakesley Burkhart studies the dynamics of gasses in the interstellar medium
Lynn Kimsey, who discovered the new species known as the "warrior wasp," and several hundred others, answers the 10 ScienceLives questions.
Gemma Reguera succeeded in becoming a role model for women in science, running a lab that’s staffed nearly with all female researchers — as well as deciphering how microbes can play a major role in cleaning up nuclear waste and toxic metals
Microbiologist Gemma Reguera succeeded in becoming a role model for women in science, running a lab that's staffed nearly with all female researchers — as well as deciphering how microbes can play a major role in cleaning up nuclear waste and toxic metals
C. Robin Buell' studies plant genome sequences and deciphers the genomes of their pathogens, to determine the function and phenotype to both the plant and the microbes that feed on it.
Jonathan Zinman tests theories of how people make intertemporal decisions, and how firms and consumers interact in markets.
Smadar Naoz studies the formation and properties of the first generations of galaxies and the different dynamical processes that take place in extrasolar systems and in our solar system.
Mary Haskett is taking the lessons learned from designing and deploying large biometric systems for foreign governments to bring low-cost, easy-to-use biometric matching to everybody, through her company Tactical Information Systems.
Mona S. Jhaveri founded her own company, Foligo Therapeutics, Inc., to develop molecular-based therapeutics and "companion" diagnostics for the treatment of ovarian cancer and other cancers.
Jeanette Hill is the founder of Spot On Sciences, which is developing HemaSpot, a device to take a blood sample using a finger stick that is easy enough to use at home.
Nicole Garbarini, scientist and AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow, takes her scientific experience beyond the lab.
Jennifer Lerner’s academic success began as a search for an answer to a personal question as an undergraduate student.
György Buzsáki focuses on how neuronal circuitries of the brain support its cognitive capacities.
Sandi Copeland investigates early humans' search for food and mates using traces left in fossil teeth and modern wild plant foods.
Michael Kessler is developing biorenewable plastics and self-healing composites, to reduce our dependence on petroleum and advance materials science for improved products.
Naomi Oreskes studies the history of science and describes its value.