Jennifer Sosnowski teaches at Community High School in Roanoke, Virginia.
Improving the likelihood of a healthy crop of millet can mean the difference between small farmers in Africa or India being able to feed their families, or watching their children go hungry.
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.
It should be a good time for science news.