A fuzzy concept: Scientists turned to nature to solve a high-tech problem.
Roy Mackal’s wild speculation: How a UChicago biochemist gained fame—and lost credibility—when he developed a midlife obsession with legendary creatures.
Instrumental: Computer scientist Pedro Lopes integrates technology with anatomy to reimagine the role of “human” in human-computer interaction.
By the dozens: Microbiologist Maurice Hilleman, PhD’44, and his feathered friends.
A wider scope: Nancy Grace Roman, PhD’49, didn’t get tenure. She changed the course of astronomy instead.