Some things are easy to ridicule at first.
Who would ask taxpayers for money to spend on massaging rats? Or peering into the sex lives of bugs? Or how mussels stick to rocks?
Every day, all across the globe, scientists make important contributions to the world through their work, whether by conducting research on a microscopic level to find cures for diseases, reaching out into the immeasurable vastness of space to investigate planets and stars, finding ways to combat
While statistics may appear to be all about numbers, without the proper words to start with, the numbers may not lead to the proper conclusions.
Judith Tanur has been working on getting the words and the numbers right for decades.
Hudson Freeze’s path to glycobiology was a slimy one.
Iris Wagstaff spent 15 years as an analytical research chemist. Now she’s trying to lead others into promising STEM careers.
As a young man, facing life after suffering a spinal cord injury in a bicycling accident in 1980, AAAS Fellow and AAAS-Lemelson Invention Ambassador Rory Cooper wanted three things — to become an engineer, to b
Chery Whipple has taught at many levels, including elementary, middle school, high school, and college. Currently she teaches molecular genetics, biology, microbiology, laboratory techniques, and anatomy and physiology at Colby Sawyer College in New London, New Hampshire.