Stephanie DeMarco

Contributing Writer

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A New Algorithm for Graph Crossings, Hiding in Plain Sight

September 15, 2020

Two computer scientists found — in the unlikeliest of places — just the idea they needed to make a big leap in graph theory.

About the author

Stephanie DeMarco is a science journalist based in Los Angeles. She earned a doctorate in molecular biology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and in 2019 she was an AAAS Mass Media fellow at the Los Angeles Times. You can find more of her writing at