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Clearing the Final Hurdle to a Science Ph.D.

The culmination of years of hard work, hundreds of experiments and months of grueling writing, the dissertation defense is equal parts ordeal and ritual.

Joana Paulino defends her Ph.D. dissertation.

Lesson Plans for Teachers

Check out the MagLab’s "Magnet Academy" for lesson plans on electric field lines, circuits, electromagnets and more.

Plotting electric field lines

A new twist on DNA

Research sheds important light on the fundamental process of cell division.

Maps of the surface of a helicase protein

Listen to the Lab

Whether we’re making magnets or running experiments, we make a pretty good ruckus here at the MagLab. Hear what we do with this cool interactive activity.

Graphic by Caroline McNiel

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Last modified on 30 March 2016