- Fellow 2010 Social Innovation Fellows
- Fellow PopTech 2010
- Faculty PopTech 2012
Next week we’ll be announcing the second class of PopTech Science and Public Leadership Fellows, a corps of highly visible and socially engaged scientific leaders who embody science as an essential way of thinking, discovering, understanding and deciding.
In preparation, we thought we’d revisit the significant work of our inaugural class of 2010 Science …
There’s always something brewing in the PopTech community. From the world-changing people, projects and ideas in our network, a handful of this week’s highlights follows.
MIT economist and co-founder of the Poverty Action Lab Esther Duflo (PopTech 2009) has been named one of TIME’s 100 most influential people of 2011.
Casey Dunn is a biologist who draws upon an eclectic set of interests. His lab at Brown University studies how evolution gave rise to the diversity of life. In particular, he studies siphonophores, giant colonial, connected ‘superorganism’ jellyfish that are one of the longest animals in the world (they grow to be 100+ feet long in the open ocean).
Casey Dunn is rethinking what individuality means.
The biologist and 2010 Science and Public Leadership Fellow studies the origins of biological complexity and diversity. Dunn is fascinated by deep-sea superorganisms known as siphonophores, which can reach more than 100 feet long. Challenging the definitions of individuality, siphonophores function as a single …