What gives Katie Stack Morgan the confidence to point not just to the Jezero Crater but to an area on its edge, which she hopes the Mars 2020 rover will explore? A new technology, “terrain-relative navigation.” The crater once held a deep lake and is believed to have once harbored microbes.

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The science team on NASA’s next expedition to the Red Planet knows exactly where to go.

Gary Steinberg

American Ingenuity Awards

A Neurosurgeon's Remarkable Plan to Treat Stroke Victims With Stem Cells

Gary Steinberg defied convention when he began implanting living cells inside the brains of patients who had suffered from a stroke

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