Messages on bottles


After schooling himself on the blend of science, technique, and creativity that goes into making a decent wine, a medically trained researcher celebrates winemaking creativity by pairing winemakers with graphic designers to produce visually-arresting labels.

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A lab with a view


Next year, biochemist Peggy Whitson will go to space for the third time, reinforcing her title as the woman with the most time in space.
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A quantum leap


With a Ph.D. in theoretical physics, film director Mark Levinson’s résumé stands out from his Hollywood peers’

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The Hollywood experiment


Kevin Grevioux, star of the “Underworld” movie series, moved from a laboratory to an actor’s trailer.

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‘Science and art mix so beautifully together’


Michelle Grey aims to develop initiatives that bring together science with the arts into one synergistic experience for the Neuehouse patrons.

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Put a smile around your neck


For Raven Hanna, the motivation to launch a science-themed jewelry company came from a dark place.

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‘More than pretty’


Beauty. Glamour. Style. These are the characteristics normally associated with beauty queens. And make no mistake, Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri has each of them in abundance. But she also is smart as a whip, with a degree in brain behavior and cognitive science and a passion for STEM education. These qualities have helped make Davuluri one of the most visible examples of how misleading stereotypes can be.

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Mom and iPOP


With help from his mother, Michael Snyder takes personal profiling via -omics to a whole new level.

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Stark raving mad for science


Science writer Raj Mukhopadhyay profiles George Stark, who contributed to the development of both Western and Northern blotting and who co-discovered gene amplification in mammalian cells and the JAK-STAT signaling cascade. 

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Living through art and science


Robert Schimke has ditched the pipettes and gels for paintbrushes and canvases. An emeritus professor from Stanford University’s department of biological sciences, Schimke’s scientific portfolio is tremendous.

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Revamping the Western blot


Science writer Rajendrani Mukhopadhyay reports on how academic and industrial researchers are pursuing efficiencies, automation and higher throughput.

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Five years of giving rural students second chances


Billy Hudson embraced the opportunities afforded him to direct his path toward success. He knew the path the rural children were headed down. Read about Hudson’s initiative to bring STEM education to rural school children and the pay off it’s having. Perhaps making a difference in the lives of so many children is his greatest success.

 

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David Goodsell: The master of mol art


Spectacular drawings by David Goodsell showcase scientific knowledge and creativity.

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Anne-Claude Gingras: probing phosphatase complexes


Using the power of proteomics, Gingras is providing new insights into phosphatase activity, regulation and interaction.

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Gary Felsenfeld: untangling chromatin’s mysteries


From DNA structure to gene expression, Felsenfeld has done a lot during his five decades at the NIH.

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Ruma V. Banerjee and Stephen W. Ragsdale: deciphering sulfur and carbon metabolism


Ruma V. Banerjee and Stephen W. Ragsdale are professors in the department of biochemistry at the University of Michigan and partners in life as well. Here, we look at their research and how they balance life and the lab.

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Richard Hanson: A Maestro of Metabolism


Artist, educator, biochemist and more...learn about longtime ASBMB member Richard Hanson.

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Anne-Frances Miller: Spinning Toward Success


Anne Frances Miller believes enzymes are catalysts extraordinaire. Consider the following The industrial process used to make the vast quantities of fertilizer necessary to support agriculture worldwide involves exposing nitrogen gas (N2) to temperatures in excess of

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