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Felice Frankel on Creating Compelling Science Pictures

October 18, 2017

By Conor Risch

© Felice Frankel

Felice Frankel, a research scientist at MIT’s Center for Materials Science and Engineering, works with scientists to translate their research into images, such as this picture of a yeast flower. The collaborations help scientists to “think about their work differently,” she says.

For more than two decades, photographer Felice Frankel has worked as a research scientist at MIT’s Center for Materials Science and Engineering. Her scientist colleagues—at MIT and at other institutions—call on her to create photographs that visually describe their work to audiences both inside and outside the scientific community. When researchers are preparing to publish their findings, for instance, they’ll...

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