HANDS-ON ENDEAVOR: Aspiring science writer Dawn Breault did summer research with cell biologist Sam Bowser at the Wadsworth Center in Albany, N.Y.
Organizations like the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, and the Chevy Chase, Md.-based Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) provide millions of dollars for summer research projects at institutions throughout the United States. For example, in 1996, HHMI's Undergraduate Biological...
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