When scientists discover genes linked to dangerous illnesses in their samples, how should they convey that news to the study participants? The geneticist Cristen Willer had to tackle that challenge.
Glycans, the complex sugars that stud cellular surfaces, are like a language that life uses to mediate vital interactions. Researchers are learning how to read their meaning.
Rediet Abebe uses the tools of theoretical computer science to understand pressing social problems — and try to fix them.
Emily Riehl is rewriting the foundations of higher category theory while also working to make mathematics more inclusive.
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