Comparative anatomist and paleontologist Emma Schachner wants to know everything about the anatomy and evolution of reptiles and bird lungs: how they became so complex, why they have so many secondary functions and what role they played in their diversification and success.
To help him come to terms with the tragedy of his own homeland, Bosnian photographer Ziyah Gafić turns his camera on the aftermath of conflict, showing his images in galleries, in books and on Instagram.
TED Fellow Christopher Bahl uses computational protein design -- building never-before-seen-in-nature proteins with the aid of computers -- to develop new medicines for use in combating infectious diseases.
Shih Chieh Huang doesn’t make art that’s meant to be admired from afar. He dissects and disassembles the detritus of our lives—household appliances, lights, computer parts, toys—and transforms them into surreal experiences.