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‘Thinkers And Innovators’: Rita J. King On How ‘The Imagination Age’ Is Necessary For Humans To Thrive

‘Thinkers And Innovators’: Rita J. King On How ‘The Imagination Age’...

Rita J. King with a bust of Michelangelo's Moses. Rita J. King The ‘Thinkers and Innovators’ series explores the science and philosophy of the brain and mind with some of the world’s foremost forward thinking experts. It also explores technologies used for studying and interfacing with the brain, as well as technologies motivated by the…
This Brazillian Med Student Is Unlocking Mysteries Of The Covid-19 ‘Infodemic’

This Brazillian Med Student Is Unlocking Mysteries Of The Covid-19 ‘Infodemic’

Medical student Camila Verônica Souza Freire Camila Verônica Souza Freire Brazilian medical student Camila Verônica Souza Freire is helping to research how the "infodemic" in science is similar to biological outbreaks, by analyzing behavior of the scientific publishing ecosystem during the Covid-19 pandemic. ADVERTISEMENT Freire, who is currently a medical student at the Bahiana School…
Legendary ‘Mercury 13’ Aviator Will Fly To Space With Jeff Bezos On July 20

Legendary ‘Mercury 13’ Aviator Will Fly To Space With Jeff Bezos...

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Meet The Colombian Who Went From Athlete To Climate Scientist

Meet The Colombian Who Went From Athlete To Climate Scientist

Colombian climate scientist Juliana Arbelaez Gaviria Global Change Research Institute in the Czech ... [+] Republic JULIANA ARBELAEZ GAVIRIA At 18-years-old, Juliana Arbelaez was representing Colombia in competitive artistic swimming, but is now based in the Czech Republic using computer modeling to gauge the impacts of climate change. She also helps to advocate for women…
This Hummingbird Scientist Followed In A Female Bird Pioneer’s Footsteps

This Hummingbird Scientist Followed In A Female Bird Pioneer’s Footsteps

Colombian scientist Daniela Garzon with a Piaya cayana, during an expedition made up of female ... [+] scientists. Daniela Garzon The fate of Colombian ornithologist Daniela Garzon changed forever when a chance assignment at university led her to fall in love with hummingbirds — she'd then go on to follow in the 100-year-old footsteps of…
This Photographer Is Showcasing Mexico City’s Hidden Wildlife

This Photographer Is Showcasing Mexico City’s Hidden Wildlife

Tamara Maria Blazquez with elementary school children during one of Mexico City’s Wildlife shell ... [+] workshops in 2019 Tamara Maria Blazquez Haik Her tragic discovery of a poisoned opossum lead Mexico City wildlife photographer and educator Tamara Blazquez Haik to find ways to better connect the city's populace with its urban biodiversity. Blazquez Haik…
Meet The Malaysian Scientist Predicting The Future Of Fish

Meet The Malaysian Scientist Predicting The Future Of Fish

Fisheries researcher Chin Yee Chan builds models to predict the future of fish. Chin Yee Chan/WorldFish Fisheries researcher Chin Yee Chan grew up in a Malaysian city surrounded by hills, but now she is helping to conduct foresight research into fisheries: how fish consumption and production trends can predict whether communities will have enough to…
Researchers Discover Two Tricks That Make Leaders Convincing And Overcome Gender Bias

Researchers Discover Two Tricks That Make Leaders Convincing And Overcome Gender...

Researchers have found two simple communication tricks that make leaders sound more convincing. getty Women leaders are damned if they do and damned if they don’t. When women speak assertively they risk being seen as pushy and difficult, but when they smile and speak softly they risk irrelevance. Now a new study claims that a…
Meet The Scientist Saving Sawfish From ‘Cancer Cure’ Myth

Meet The Scientist Saving Sawfish From ‘Cancer Cure’ Myth

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Bangladeshi researcher Alifa Bintha Haque with a Sawfish rostrum. Aparna Riti Biswas Bangladeshi biologist Alifa Haque is helping to study and preserve a mysterious and rare ray called the sawfish, but to do so, she must convince coastal communities that these irreplaceable animals are more valuable alive than dead.  Haque, who is a National Geographic…
This Indian Ophthalmologist Helps Train Doctors Fixing Kids’ Eyes

This Indian Ophthalmologist Helps Train Doctors Fixing Kids’ Eyes

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Dr. Suma Ganesh, Chairperson of the Pediatric Centre of Excellence and Head of Pediatric ... [+] Ophthalmology and Strabismus at Dr. Shroffs Charity Eye Hospital (in Delhi, India) and Volunteer Faculty for Orbis International Geoff Bugbee / Orbis International Dr. Suma Ganesh, an Indian ophthalmologist at Dr Shroffs Charity Eye Hospital in New Delhi, India…

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