The Science Life

  1. strands of fish eggs
    Environment

    Trash researcher tallies ocean pollution

    Marcus Eriksen has always had a thing for trash, and now he tallies ocean pollution.

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  2. Harvard’s George Whitesides
    Chemistry

    Chemist tackles complex problems with simplicity

    Harvard chemist George Whitesides applies his unique problem-solving philosophy to creating new diagnostic devices for the developing world.

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  3. long filament of plasma from sun
    Astronomy

    A musician composes a solar soundtrack

    Robert Alexander combines life long passions of both music and astronomy to uncover solar secrets.

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  4. Biologist Sarah Anzick reburies toddler's bones
    Genetics

    Molecular biologist honors ancient bones

    After deciphering an ancient skeleton’s genetic secrets, molecular biologist Sarah Anzick helped reinter the remains.

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  5. Martin Demaine and Erik Demaine
    Math

    Father-son mathematicians fold math into fonts

    MIT’s Erik and Martin Demaine create puzzle typefaces to test new ideas.

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  6. Coves del Drac
    Earth

    Cave detective hunts for clues to past sea level

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  7. Science & Society

    Researcher rehab

    A project called RePAIR aims to help those who have engaged in misconduct or unprofessional behavior get a second chance.

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