Behind every article, there’s a personal story of discovery

Pursuing Transformative Ideas at Small Scales

The idea that matter behaves differently at the atomic and nano scales has long captivated Professor Teri W. Odom. Now her fascination with the very small is yielding big results.

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I want for every interaction that they have with me to be a positive one that moves their trajectory in a positive way.

Teri W. Odom, Northwestern University

Time for a Revolution in TB Testing

Testing for tuberculosis still relies on a 100-year-old method with 11 steps. Now Ph.D. student Mireille Kamariza is developing a one-step test that requires no new equipment.

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Building Sensors to Unlock the Brain

There’s a lot we don’t know about how brains communicate information. Professor Anne M. Andrews’ research is exploring these processes—and what happens when they malfunction.

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We began to believe more and more that what we were proposing was no longer science-fiction, but it was actually going to become reality.

Professor Anne M. Andrews, University of California,Los Angeles

Building Organs on Chips

Professor Ali Khademhosseini’s work could reduce the cost of developing drugs by simulating human physiology with 3D printing.

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