Featured by Veronique Greenwood and Valerie Ross
How Arjun Raj Reveals The Inner Workings Of Cells
Raj and colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania invented a technique for tracking how a cell's genes are expressed.
How Feng Zhang Modified A Cell’s Genome On The Fly
His techniques could be used to study the genetics of autism and schizophrenia.
How Heather Knutson Reads The Weather On Exoplanets
Meet the world's first exoplanet meteorologist.
How David Schmale Tracks Airborne Microbes With Drones
The aerobiologist uses drones to study the almost unknown ecosystem above our heads.
How Scott Collis Is Harnessing New Data To Improve Climate Models
The former ski bum built open-access tools that convert raw data from radar databases into formats that climate modelers can use to better predict climate change.
How Justin Cappos Created A New Way To Cloud Compute
Cappos hopes to use his system to surf the web from the International Space Station.
Meet Pedro Reis, The Engineer Who Finds Strength In Flaws
Reis embraces mechanical failures.
How Mya Breitbart Is Mapping The Genomes Of Entire Ecosystems
The microbial ecologist has figured out a way to study the enormous diversity of viruses on the planet.
How Nicolas Fontaine Is Saving The Internet From Itself
Fontaine, an optical engineer at Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, has devised a clever way to avoid a data bottleneck.
How Andrea Armani Invented A New Set Of Scientific Tools
Armani developed sensors that are speeding scientific discovery across many fields.