Emily Balskus, 34
More precise knowledge of the bacteria in our guts could lead to better-targeted treatments for chronic conditions.
Duygu Kuzum, 31
Brain-inspired chips could mean better computer processing and neural implants.
Megan McCain, 31
Heart on a chip paves the way for personalized cardiac medicines.
Maryam Shanechi, 33
Using control theory to build better interfaces to the brain.
Kay Tye, 33
Identifying how the connections between regions of the brain contribute to anxiety.
Jonathan Viventi, 32
A high-resolution interface reveals the brain storms of people suffering seizures.
Kathryn Whitehead, 34
A systematic search discovered nanoparticles that could improve drug delivery.
Hui Wu, 31
Cheaper and more powerful batteries could help reduce China’s deadly air pollution.
Guihua Yu, 33
Electronic gels could lead to sensors and batteries that are more like biological tissue.