Joined: Nov 21, 2012
Erik Vance is a former scientist who used to study dolphins as they played. His resume includes time as a mountain guide and a stint counting saltwater worms, and he may be the world's worst waiter. His own brush with genius: As a child he wiped his nose on Frank Sinatra's pants and once saw Tommy Lasorda naked. He has interviewed several Nobel Prize winners and has written for The Chrionicle of Higher Educatuion, Nature, San Francisco Magazine and ScientificAmerican.com.
The (New) New Einsteins: David Shaw
The (New) New Einsteins: Nathalie Cabrol
The (New) New Einsteins: Roland Fryer
The (New) New Einsteins: Marin SoljaÄiÄ‡
In the current issue of mental_floss magazine, Erik Vance profiled nine "New Einsteins"—visionaries who are discovering how to grow organs, peer into black holes, levitate food, cure plagues, and let blind men see. This week, Mr. Vance will be anoin