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Desert trails and microbial life excite this soil scientist

1 month ago   |   By Science News for Students

Desert trails and microbial life excite this soil scientist : Lydia Jennings has had many interests throughout her life. As a child, she trained as a dancer. But her brother insisted she'd be speedy if she ran like her siblings. So in high school, she traded her ballet slippers for running shoes. Running soon became a huge part of her life. Then an injury prompted an identity crisis. Jennings was forced to think about who she was outside of running. A growing interest in science helped answer those questions. At the time, Jennings didn't think about becoming a scientist. She didn't learn...
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