Shaena Montanari

Open for Questions: Shaena Montanari, Paleontologist

Shaena Montanari chemically analyzes the fossils of dinosaurs and extinct mammals—their bones, eggs, teeth, hair, and tissue— to learn about what they ate and about … more

Biology, Earth & Environment, Interviews, Open for Questions
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Hungry young man is screaming for his dinner

The Science of “Hangry”

Why some people get grumpy when they’re hungry Editor’s note: National Health and Medical Research Council senior research fellow in the Boden Insitute of Obesity, Nutrition, … more

Biology, Cogito Picks, Medicine & Health, Science News
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Inspired Minds: Role Models Come from Across the Globe

Young researchers describe people and ideas that kindled their interest in science, technology, engineering and math. Innovation can change a city, a country and even … more

Stories By and About, Young Scientists
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By D Mitriy (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Up for Debate: Is Terraforming Ethical?

Terraforming means making a planet Earth-like by changing its atmosphere, temperature, and surface so that is suitable for human life. This is an idea with … more

Astronomy & Space, Science & Society, Up for Debate, Young Scientists
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Divya Vasta

Divya Vatsa: Effecting Social Change through Social Media

Divya Vasta wants to harness social media to create more unbiased attitudes about gender. Two summers ago, visiting her parents’ families on trips to India, 16-year-old Divya … more

Project Spotlight, Social Sciences, Stories By and About, Young Scientists
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