Once a professional tennis player, Alana Van Dervort now trains her discipline and focus on science.
Joe Thornton brings his view of science as a potent social and political force into the classroom.
Microbiologist Morgan Beeby gets some of his best thinking done on foot.
Perspectives & Opinions
About half of students who enter college with a science major in mind end up majoring in something else, observes Irving Epstein. The roadblock is often freshman chemistry class.
Many scientists began experimenting well before their first paycheck. Here, a few describe the experiments that made them realize their calling.