A philosophy professor, Mr. Crease frames the issue through the lives of 10 individuals who contributed to the development, promotion or understanding of the scientific enterprise—the “workshop” of the book’s title.
Dr. Sharon Nachman, division chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and professor of pediatrics, said early symptoms of measles, which is a virus, can be mistaken for the common cold with a patient suffering from a runny nose, fever and red, watery eyes.
Sea urchins have no eyes, yet they can respond to light and accurately react to visual stimuli by way of photoreceptor cells distributed across numerous “tube feet,” which are small flexible appendages that allow them to move.
Researchers, including Prof. Eden Figueroa, have built a quantum network test bed that connects several buildings on the Brookhaven Lab campus using unique portable quantum entanglement sources and an existing DOE ESnet communications fiber network—a significant step in building a large-scale quantum network that can transmit information over long distances.
Before entering the University, Sara Scheibert could usually be found at the place she calls home – the ice, where she skated for hours daily. But the freshman has decided to put her Olympic figure skating career on pause in order to pursue her education, and help others to achieve their dreams.
Matthew Lerner's research focuses on understanding emergence and “real world” implications of social problems in children and adolescents, particularly those with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). He also studies the development, evaluation, and dissemination of novel, evidence-based approaches for ameliorating those problems.