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The Brilliant Ten: Nicole Abaid Studies Bats To Make Drones Smarter
Learning how bats avoid radar jamming could help scientists control huge swarms of robots.
The Brilliant Ten: Katharina Ribbeck Makes Antibiotic Alternatives Out Of Mucus
Snot is way more sophisticated than people give it credit for.
The Brilliant Ten: Jonathan Viventi Builds Devices That Decode Thoughts
His brain implants could one day halt epileptic episodes and allow amputees to control prostheses with their minds.
The Brilliant Ten: Prabal Dutta Powers The Internet Of Things
His devices scavenge energy from the environment to fuel sensors that collect data and monitor the environment.
The Brilliant Ten: Jordan Green Trains Immune Systems To Fight Cancer
He uses nanoparticles to program the body to attack even the most elusive tumors.
The Brilliant Ten: Christopher Mason Sequences Genes Everywhere
From spit-covered toys to the International Space Station, DNA is everywhere, and this guy wants to decode it.
The Brilliant Ten: Katia Koelle Models How Viruses Turn Deadly
As pathogens mutate rapidly around us, this evolutionary biologist plans to keep humans one step ahead.
This Year’s MacArthur Fellowship Grants: Meet the New Class of Science Geniuses
The MacArthur Fellowship, commonly called the MacArthur Genius Award, is an annual presentation of no-strings-attached $500,000 grants (over five years)...
The Future of Prosthetics and Telerobotics
Brilliant Ten winner Yoky Matsuoka chats about the potential applications for her ground-breaking robotics research
Powerful Optical Telescope Scans the Cosmos
Arizona's much-anticipated Large Binocular Telescope is finally complete