Who Wins the Sloan Research Fellowships?

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation just announced its latest round of research fellowships, which grant each awardee a nice chunk of cash as well as the honor of holding the esteemed title. So who exactly wins these things? Here’s a closer look at the new class. 

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Sloan Hopes to Shed Light on the Creepy Things Living in Your House

Think for a minute, but not too much longer than that, about the fact that even in the most spotless living room, kitchen, hospital or office, there is a complex ecosystem of microbes. Molds, mildews, bacteria, fungi, swarming on every surface. And yet, there is a surprisingly small body of research about the microbial world of the indoors. The Sloan Foundation’s youngest science research program is trying to remedy that, by bolstering the emerging field of Microbiology of Built Environments

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