What is it like to be labelled a genius? Kendall Powell follows the paths of four MacArthur Fellows — and finds they lead to rutting elephant bulls, climate-change champions, hybrid sunflowers and robotic hands.
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Kendall Powell is a freelance science writer based in Broomfield, Colorado. Read our news story about the MacArthur Fellows of 2008.
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Powell, K. Science prizes: Best in class. Nature 455, 455–458 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1038/455455a