In the corner of a small art gallery in Queens, a white plaster pedestal supports a square wooden sculpture containing 64 silicon buttons.
Kevin Ahern has written more than 50 songs devoted to processes like glycolysis and the urea cycle.
That she might someday achieve taekwondo’s highest rank was not always obvious to Anita Sil, an HHMI early career scientist.
Perspectives & Opinions
It’s hard to slip humor into grant applications and scientific papers, but when it comes to naming genes, scientists’ wit shines through. From tiggywinkle hedgehog to cheapdate and Van Gogh, amusing gene names abound in...
One young scientist reflects on how he got this far.