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Through A Childhood of Exploring Science, This Girl Became A Scientist

Exploring ScienceClaudia Fiorini, PhD – Research Associate in Pediatrics

Boston Children’s Hospital

Division of Hematology/Oncology

When I was a child in elementary school back in Italy, I was often sick and had to stay home from school for a few days at a time. Pneumonia – you know, that sort of thing.  That gives you a lot of time to think and plan for disasters.

When I was a little better, but not well enough to go to school, my mom would entertain me by letting me basically destroy the apartment as I wished with all sorts of experiments.

Also, lots … READ MORE