Ed Scholes Evolutionary Biologist
How do you get to be an evolutionary biologist who does fieldwork in remote tropical forests? As Ed explains, he was a pretty normal kid from the suburbs. A high-school teacher took him out on class field trips, and Ed realized that being a scientist could mean going on field trips as a career. After seeing an early TV show about birds-of-paradise, he knew where he wanted to go. Click to read the scientists' biographies.