Biomedical engineering student Ophelia Johnson has helped develop clever devices for people with diabetes, autism and critical illnesses. Now she is going global with her Marshall Scholarship, which covers a year of study in Britain. Discover how tragedy inspired her to help others — and how London will hone her design skills.
Gravette has beaten the odds. On Feb. 22, she celebrated the 22nd anniversary of her transplant. Her cancer has not returned, and she has been able to work and live normally for more than two decades since her surgery. McGiffin was passing through town and met up with his patient at UAB on the anniversary of her transplant.
Dr. Parcak, winner of the 2016 TED Prize by the nonprofit forum for “ideas worth spreading,” announced at a talk in Vancouver on Tuesday evening that she would use the $1 million to build “an online interactive citizen science platform” to allow anyone with a computer to discover and monitor archaeological sites.