Dr. Maydianne Andrade, a zoologist, has the enviable job of studying cannibalistic spiders. Her career might seem like something out of a horror film (her favorite genre). Andrade studies the cannibalistic behavior of the Australian redback spider. and has discovered why it makes evolutionary sense for the males of this species commit what she calls "adaptive suicide."
“I’ve seen articles where people call me ‘beauty and the geek’ . . . which is fine if that means they’re calling me intelligent. I’ll take it as a compliment. . . . I think it’s hard to get girls involved if we keep telling them that this isn’t something cool to do.”
3-D viewing glasses were invented by a Black Scientist. Kenneth J. Dunkley, research scientist and President, Holospace Laboratories Inc., discovered the existence of two points located on the periphery of a person's vision that, if obstructed, will cause an ordinary picture to appear three-dimensional. This discovery led to the invention of the 3-D glasses. He is also a leader in the field of holography.
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