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transformations

A new generation of tools is allowing scientists to reveal, in breathtaking detail, once-hidden patterns of life.

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killer raspberries

Can raspberries help protect us from cancer? Lyn Larcom and Patilee Tate are studying that possibility, and the initial results look promising.

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after Fukushima

The earthquake and tsunami that disabled the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station in March 2011 rocked the industry like a tidal wave.

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water for Cange

A few years ago the people of Cange, Haiti needed water. Some of them had to walk a thousand feet down the mountain and climb back up lugging forty-pound buckets.

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food fight

JoAnna Gorcesky admits she’s a little bit nervous about the big shootout in San Antonio. “I have dreams about it,” she says. “Not the good kind.”

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firing up a cool hot car

Most graduate programs end with a tome for the shelf. This one produces a car. Do it right, and you can crank up your thesis and drive it around the block.

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star power — When you’re on the beamline, the sky’s the limit.

With a rare tool called an ion beamline, Chad Sosolik will make star stuff in his lab.

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