interdisciplinary

HOTY2017

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.
Becky Ferreira
1.26.18
HOTY2017

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.
Becky Ferreira
1.18.18
clean room

I Saw the Future in Columbia’s Nanotechnology Clean Room

I entered a fragile world of UV-sensitive research, nylon clean suits, and beard covers.
Caroline Haskins
9.19.17
video art

Whoa, This Projection Mapped Video is an Acid Trip

Ryan Somerville and Andy Yen’s "Organs Without Body" melds fashion, dance, composition, and video art.
Maya-Roisin Slater
3.25.17
Music

What Sun Ra's Poetry Can Teach Us About Afrofuturism

"What I would like to see is a scholarly edition of his poems," says the author of a new book on Sun Ra. "I think they're worthy of that treatment..."
Patrick Lyons
11.6.16
Art

Enter Your Brain into an Art Competition, If You Dare

The Neuro Bureau wants your grey matter.
Anna Marks
10.3.16
Art

Warp Your Senses in a Colorful Walk-In Installation

The installation is designed to let you "feel and breathe" color.
Anna Marks
8.15.16
Stuff

How Burglars Commit Crime and Take Advantage of Cities by Hacking Architecture

'A Burglar's Guide to the City,' written by Geoff Manaugh, takes a look at our everyday urban environments through the eyes of the criminals aiming to hack them.
Patrick Lyons
4.2.16
Diller Scofidio + Renfro

Diller Scofidio + Renfro Blow Up The Hirshhorn Museum [VIDEO]

<p>The innovative architects describe how an inflatable balloon will help the Hirshhorn re-invigorate their public programs.</p>
Julia Kaganskiy
2.16.16