Megan Newcomb knows that sometimes the smallest things can make the biggest impact. And she’s applying that frame of mind to solve one of the world’s grand challenges: climate change. “My small goal is to save the world,” she says with a smile. The chemistry doctoral student aims to make an impression at this year’s University of California Grad Slam, a systemwide competition in which graduate students pitch their complex research projects to a non-academic audience in under three minutes for a share of $10,000. While the ticking clock is daunting for most, time just might be on Newcomb’s side. The chemist works with enzymes – molecules that catalyze chemical reactions – that can turn greenhouse and pollutant gases into fuel. …
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