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Luz Martinez-Miranda, the 2014 Edward Bouchet Award winner has a joint undergraduate degree in Phyics and Music. She says it’s all about balance. STEAM is what results when the Arts take their rightful place within STEM. STEAM will be a recurring theme here.

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Currently Luz

studies liquid crystals, substances that flow like liquids but have order to their molecules in one direction, as crystals do. Liquid crystals are used in electronic displays; for example, the dark material that forms numbers on calculators is a liquid crystal. Liquid crystals also form part of the cell membranes in biological cells.

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By stemdrum Posted in Physics