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Profile: Bonnie Bassler

Profile: Bonnie Bassler - January 2007
Her insight into how bacteria "talk" has launched a revolution in biological and medical research.

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Profile: Hany Farid

Profile: Hany Farid - June 2008
This self-proclaimed "accidental scientist" is a digital detective inventing new ways to tell if photos have been faked.

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Profile: Judah Folkman

Profile: Judah Folkman - July 2008
Once scorned for his ideas about how cancer grows, the late Judah Folkman is now hailed as a visionary.

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Profile: Karl Iagnemma

Profile: Karl Iagnemma - October 2006
An innovative MIT roboticist is also an acclaimed fiction writer.

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Profile: Arlie Petters

Profile: Arlie Petters - July 2007
A boy from a rural village in Belize grows up to become a world-class mathematician and cosmologist.

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Profile: Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa

Profile: Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa - July 2008
He jumped the fence from Mexico to work as a farmhand and ended up a leading brain surgeon.

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Profile: Pardis Sabeti

Profile: Pardis Sabeti - July 2008
By night she's a rocker. By day, she's a Harvard geneticist tracking the evolution of the human genome.

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Profile: Julie Schablitsky

Profile: Julie Schablitsky - July 2007
Meet an archeologist who is helping to rewrite the history of the Old West.

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Profile: Edith Widder

Profile: Edith Widder - July 2008
Meet a marine biologist and explorer who has engineered new ways to spy on deep-sea creatures.

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