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Student Research Makes the Pages of Top Scientific Journal
November 28, 2007
Leslie Hayden's research into deep Earth interactions has led to some important findings, particularly for someone so new to the field, and the scientific world is paying attention. Hayden, a graduate student at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, is first author on a paper to be published in the scientific journal Nature. The findings will be published in the Nov. 29, 2007, edition of the journal.
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