The Practical Activist
After pioneering the techniques of tissue engineering, Linda Griffith is getting scientists to tackle diseases half the population is often too embarrassed to talk about.
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As the Cold War ended, MIT researcher Thomas Neff came up with a plan to fuel U.S. nuclear plants with uranium from Russian bombs. With more than a decade of quiet diplomacy, he pulled it off.
Jennifer Wiseman ’87 and Mark Shelhamer, ScD ’90, bonded over their love of space at MIT. Today they’re married, and both are senior scientists at NASA.
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September 23-25, 2014