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7:00am, August 17, 2016

She ran around at age six "with rocks in my pockets," pretending to be a paleontologist.

Her high school biology teacher told her mother "it would be a waste" if she didn’t go into science as a career. (But she’d already decided to do that, anyway).

7:00am, August 16, 2016

While exploring the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona, several young scientists were intrigued by biomimicry — observing and emulating nature’s adaptations to address and solve human obstacles.

7:00am, August 15, 2016

Dedrain Davis was such a good intern, we extended her time with the Society for Science & the Public. For several months, she's been working with the marketing team, cooking up media relations plans, and putting them into action.

Dedrain is currently pursuing a Master's in public relations and corporate communications at Georgetown University. She plans to complete her coursework in December 2017 and graduate in May 2017.

7:00am, August 11, 2016

He came in a rising senior in high school not knowing what journalism was. And is leaving a Science News internship to maybe, one day, be a science journalist.

Read below to hear about Alex’s experiences interning with Science News.

BEHIND THE SCENES AT SCIENCE NEWS: I’ve always been interested in writing and science. So I figured science journalism would be a nice way to combine the two.

11:42am, August 9, 2016

Get up and walk across the room. Some people don't even think about the task. But 14-year-old Charlie Hall learned not to take mobility for granted.

Mobility assistive technology

Charlie, a middle school student from Wales, United Kingdom, designed a sensor guidance system for wheelchairs after seeing a myriad of mobility issues two of his school teachers face every day.

7:00am, August 5, 2016

Not everyone gets to be called an academic rockstar by none other than President Obama. For Laurie Rumker, it's a typical compliment.

7:00am, August 2, 2016

Brittany Wenger combined medical research and computer science to create a cloud-based service that helps doctors diagnose breast cancer.

7:00am, July 28, 2016

Ben Hylak creates robots of the future, ones that can help nurses provide care. His robots use artificial intelligence, include video chat capabilities, ask patients how they're feeling, and communicate data back to doctors.

10:45am, July 27, 2016

Science moves through thousands of different studies, each taking a different angle on the big questions facing us. Who can keep track of it all?

10:32am, July 27, 2016

Sewing old and young mice together. Killing crabby zombie cells (but not all of them). A biotech CEO who becomes a guinea pig for her company’s anti-aging gene therapy. And the amazingly long lifespan of ... squirrels.

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