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  • May 27, 2016

    Part philosopher, part scientist, Michael Posner is exactly the sort of broad-thinking but nonetheless meticulous investigator you would expect from his body of research, a more than 50-year exploration across multiple lines of inquiry coalescing on a singular purpose: measuring the mind. »

  • May 17, 2016

    For Larry McIntire, biomedical engineering is where new discoveries get turned into products that help people. »

  • May 13, 2016

    Illuminated on the tray directly under Alan Mix’s magnifying lens are what appear to be tiny piles of white sand. Magnified, that “sand” is revealed to be minuscule and perfectly formed spiral shells, microscopic fossils that are Mix’s ticket back in time. »

  • May 2, 2016

    Melissa Brown
    Teacher, Albemarle High School, near Charlottesville, Virginia

    Background: Brown teaches Honors Anatomy & Physiology and AP Biology II. She has been teaching for 19 years, all at AHS, and developed the Anatomy & Physiology curriculum. Prior to switching careers, she was a Registered Medical Technologist.  »

  • April 7, 2016

    When you first visit Erik Winfree's lab, where researchers study how to write algorithms and program the behavior of molecules, it's hard to know what to expect. After all, when Winfree looks at the code that underlies DNA, he sees a programming language. »