Research profiles

Published Aug. 26, 2014 12:34 PM

Like most Scandinavians Mats Carlsson loves the sunny weather in the Canary Islands. But while most of us enjoy the warming beams covered in sunscreen at the beach, he sits in an icy basement high up in the mountains and analyzes them.

Published June 24, 2014 2:45 PM

Plague or Cholera? For paleogeneticist Barbara Bramanti the answer was easy - namely plague. Perhaps it was erotic short stories from her birthplace in Italy that led to the strange occupational choice.

Professor Alex Read
Published May 27, 2014 3:01 PM

Alex Read grew up in the shadow of Fermilab, the big center of particle physics, and with a father who was physicist. But there was another "dad" that made the Higgs-hunter to choose physics.