‘Dance Your Ph.D.’ Winner Announced

26/10/2011 – 7:39 am
Stephen Oakshott

‘Joel Miller, a biomedical engineer at the University of Western Australia in Perth, has won the grand prize in Science‘s fourth annual “Dance Your Ph.D.” contest, a competition that recognizes the best dance interpretations of scientific doctoral work. Miller’s entry (seen above), which also notched the top score in the physics category, was based on his Ph.D. research using lasers to create titanium alloys strong and flexible enough for long-lasting hip replacements. Science also crowned winners in three other categories—chemistry, biology, and social sciences—for dances based on x-ray crystallography, fruit fly sex, and pigeon courtship.’

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Source: Science Now

Author: John Bohannon

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