I posted a couple stories for the North Carolina Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Center blog.

The first one, written back in January, is an interview with scientist and author Ainissa Ramirez.  I read her book Newton’s Football when the Philadelphia Eagles made the playoffs.

The interview is on the SMT Center’s website:


The one I posted today is a brief profile of one of the North Carolina students traveling to Beijing in March.  Emily Ashkin was 11 years old when she began her efforts at understanding cancer.  Now 16, she is at the beginning of a very promising career in research.

Ashkin’s story is here: