Member Spotlight

As the old saying goes, “Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door.”

Only in Joe DeSimone’s case, the mousetrap would be 3-D printed.

An “amazing” ten-week stint at National Geographic in Washington, DC, settled the question for Shaena Montanari—a  young paleontologist who had already published extensively and held a number of postdoctoral posts.

Each month, we highlight a AAAS member who is a force for science. To find out how you can be a force for science, visit www.forceforscience.org.

Elizabeth Barrett-Zahn is a science facilitator at Columbus Elementary School in New Rochelle, New York, where she works with all K-5 students and provides professional development for teachers on implementing the Next Generation Science S

When Christopher Williams, a AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow at the National Science Foundation, was a child, he and his brothers used to walk down to Herring Run in his native Baltimore to

Vivekanand Vimal, a newly minted neuroscience PhD from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, has won the AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition's inaugural

Each month, we highlight a AAAS member who is a force for science. To find out how you can be a force for science, visit www.forceforscience.org.

Brian Finn teaches physics at Wellesley High School in Wellesley, Massachusetts, at levels from an introductory course for the 9th grade through Advanced Placement Physics C.

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