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The Frame-Work of Fractals

Professor Michael Frame researches fractals, including those generated by iterated function systems, and brings his passion for them to the classroom, driven by the beauty of mathematical problem-solving.

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The Genius Behind Fall Prevention

Dr. Mary E. Tinetti, recipient of a MacArthur “Genius Grant,” is a prolific researcher-physician whose research has highlighted the risks of falls to the elderly and the benefits of simple preventative measures.

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Fossil Feathers: the Research of a Genius

Professor Richard Prum, receipient of a MacArthur Genius Grant, has combined fields as diverse as developmental biology and optical physics to study the evolution of feathers, providing a glimpse of the colors of long-extinct species.

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