Dr. Martin Jesse Klein, highly-regarded historian of modern physics, passed away last year in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, at the age of 84.
Associate Professor of Immunobiology Susan Kaech, an expert on T cell differentiation, is now a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Early Career Scientist.
Bonnie T. Fleming, recently appointed Horace D. Taft Associate Professor of Physics, focuses her research on experimentally defining the fundamental behavior of the tiny elemental particles known as neutrinos.
Dr. Hilary Blumberg has used MRI to investigated the effect of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (bDNF) and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) on brain structure and development.
Thanks to preserved evidence of melanin in a fossil feather from Brazil, paleontologists at the Peabody Museum have come one step closer to reconstructing a visual representation of early birds and dinosaurs.
Hür Köser, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, came across bacterial hydrodynamics when studying chemotaxis, or the way bacteria direct their motion in response to chemical signals.
A study by Alison P. Galvani, Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, challenged the effectiveness of federal influenza vaccination guidelines.
Daniel Spielman was recently presented the Delbert Ray Fulkerson Prize for his groundbreaking developments in a technique called smoothed analysis, a new method of analyzing programs.
The 2009 Scaringe Award from the RNA Society was awarded to Shobha Vasudevan, postdoctoral fellow in Joan Steitz’s laboratory, who has discovered a novel role for microRNAs in quiescent frog cells.
The adaptations that trees undergo in different microenvironments are of interest to Mark Ashton, Morris K. Jesup Professor of Silviculture and Forest Ecology, who believes that knowledge of a tree’s leaf plasticity can lend information crucial to regenerating rainforests.