This Ecologist Finds Clues to Anthropocene Survival in Ice Age Extinctions
Whether she’s reconstructing the Pleistocene world or advocating for a more inclusive science community, Jacquelyn Gill is all about interdisciplinary approaches.
This Food Scientist Wants to Save Lives With a Hypoallergenic Peanut
Hortense Dodo has pioneered a process for engineering safer peanuts that can prevent deadly reactions.
The Activist Fighting for High-Tech Reconciliation for Canada's Indigenous People
As executive director of the First Nations Technology Council, Denise Williams wants to equalize the digital playing field for BC’s Indigenous communities.
This Campaigner Wants to End the Global Food Waste Scandal
Author and activist Tristram Stuart has launched campaigns, new businesses, and community events to stop nations from squandering food.
The Entrepreneur Trying to Democratize Law with a Free Chatbot
Joshua Browder created DoNotPay to help people fight parking tickets, and hopes to make the platform a resource for all kinds of legal issues.
The Activist Developer Who Helps Journalists Protect Data and Sources
Harlo Holmes helps journalists learn how to use the anonymous whistleblower platform SecureDrop and how to stay safe online.
The Former Naturopath Who Became a Whistleblower on the Industry
Britt Marie Hermes became disenchanted with naturopathy when she saw profits being valued over patients.
This Neuroscientist Brings ‘Research to the Runway’ With STEM-Inspired Fashion
Yuly Fuentes-Medel hopes to communicate the value of science across disciplines, cultures, and peoples.
The Beekeeper Who Makes Synth Music With His Bee Colonies
Bioni Samp translates bee behaviors and sounds into electronic music to help raise awareness of the ecological issues threatening them.
The Astronomer Who Is Building the Largest Map of Space by Volume
Mark Halpern and his team are in a race against time to study dark energy's role in the expansion of our universe.
This Asteroid Hunter Is Tasked With Saving Earth from Killer Impacts
Lindley Johnson is NASA’s Planetary Defense Officer and in many ways, the fate of the Earth rests in his hands. But he’s not stressed about it.
This Physicist Turned Time Crystals From a Theoretical Oddity to an Odd Reality
Last year, scientists created a time crystal for the first time in a lab. It wouldn’t have been possible without the theories of Chetan Nayak.