Did You Hear the One About the Former Scientist?

By KENNETH CHANG A biologist walks into a comedy club… Actually, the story begins earlier. A biologist who had abandoned academia and was working in San Francisco on contract as a computer programmer for Charles Schwab walked into a Laundromat … The former biologist was Tim Lee. After completing his undergraduate biology degree at the University of California, San Diego, he […]

Like ‘Uber for Organs’: Drone Delivers Kidney to Maryland Woman

By Karen Zraick A custom-made drone delivered a kidney this month to a Maryland woman who had waited eight years for a lifesaving transplant. While it was only a short test flight — less than three miles in total — the team that created the drone at the University of Maryland says it was a worldwide first and […]