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Stories by Deboki Chakravarti

Resurrecting the Genes of Extinct Plants

Scientists at Ginkgo Bioworks have resurrected the smell of an extinct flower by putting together the pieces of its DNA. To learn more, read the full story here.

January 18, 2019 — Deboki Chakravarti

A Nobel Laureate Explains America's Rigged Economy

The United States has the highest level of economic inequality of any developed country. Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz, winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Economics, explains why he thinks the American economy is rigged, and what that means for future generation...

October 23, 2018 — Deboki Chakravarti and Kelsey Kennedy

Celebrate Tau Day with an Extra Slice of Pi

To understand tau, you need to understand pi. Watch how mathematicians from Archimedes on have wrapped their heads around the math of circles.

June 28, 2018 — Shelley Sandiford, Lydia Chain and Deboki Chakravarti
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Scientific American Health & Medicine

Scientific American Health & Medicine