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Student Profiles 2013

Unlocking secrets

By Gabriella D. Ferrari Genetics student investigates disease resistance in chile Greg Reeves is trying to find a needle in a haystack, or so it seems. In reality, Reeves is searching for a specific gene in the chile pepper genome in hopes of finding the secret to disease resistant chiles. Reeves, a master’s student at […]


Concrete ideas

By Emily C. Kelley Grad student shaking up how builders make structures earthquake-safe The world has experienced more than 60 significant earthquakes so far in 2012, according to the United States Geological Survey. The deadliest, a 6.7-magnitude quake that struck the Negros-Cebu region of the Philippines on Feb. 2, killed 113 people. One New Mexico […]