Watch: A cellular biologist animates the life cycle of HIV in this hypnotic video by Karen Frances Eng

While the musical soundtrack is wholly a product of the imagination, everything else in this spellbinding animation of the HIV virus — created by Janet Iwasa — was based on the findings of researchers.

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Inside the online platform that’s empowering survivors of campus sexual assaults … and catching repeat offenders by Karen Frances Eng

Outraged at the incidence of sex crimes at colleges, activist Jess Ladd got mad — and then she got to building. Here’s how she developed a secure and sensitive reporting system that’s in use on 13 campuses.

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Meet the genius scientist transforming the world on a shoestring by Karen Frances Eng

Bioengineering professor Manu Prakash brought the world a 50-cent microscope. Now he’s created more cheap public health tools, including a paper centrifuge and a mosquito identifier. And he’s just getting started.

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