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Trauma surgery…emergency medicine…forensic anthropology. We know them today as invaluable fields in medicine and science – fields that save lives or provide important insight into the circumstances behind a traumatic death. What you may not know is that these professions, in many ways, were literally born under fire on the battlefields of war – from…

It’s funny what inspires one toward a career in science or engineering. Kary Mullins who earned the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1993, says it was the experience of growing up in the rolling foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina that did it for him. There, in a more simple and idyllic…

Enter the Great Science Teacher Video Contest Great teachers inspire students to pursue a higher education in science and engineering. They communicate difficult concepts with ease. And they make science fun. Are you a great teacher? Can you explain the photoelectric effect so that students really get it? Or have you got the perfect experiment…