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Feature Stories

We’ve got something for everyone here in Features — people stories, off-the-beaten-path kind of stories, science-in-action sagas. Take your pick!

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Step No. 1 of the scientific process is: Ask a question. Sometimes, when things gets rocky, that means asking for support.

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A team of researchers pulls off a daring data caper in Delaware Bay, swiping secrets about the movement of molecules between air and water.

Tushar Bhomwick celebrates his "Phew" moment.

A team tackling some gnarly physics using tricky techniques rounds a critical corner. Joy ensues. Then, back to work.

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An understanding ear, a shot of confidence and emergency babysitting services: For underrepresented women in science, that's what friends are for.

Team captain of the MagLab, Director Greg Boebinger (far left) with fellow team members from across the lab in front of the world-record 900 MHz NMR magnet.

How is science like a team sport? From physics to chemistry to biology, it takes a squad to make progress in an increasingly interdisciplinary world.…

The demands of competitive swimming prepared lab assistant Christopher Reis well for a science career.

Looking for something to give you the edge in your research? Join the team.

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For great research to spread through the world, it takes a lattice.

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How do science innovations make it from the laboratory into your life?

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How do you strike a balance between competition and collaboration in science? 

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MagLab machinists collaborate closely with scientists to create one-of-a-kind magnet parts that make possible experiments done nowhere else in the wor…