The magazine Science has announced the winners of the 2009 "Dance Your Ph.D." contest. Sue Lynn Lau did a ballet to illustrate the role of vitamin D in beta-cell function. Miriam Sach used modern dance to portray cerebral activation patterns induced by inflection of regular and irregular verbs. Vince LiCata danced with his graduate students to represent the interaction of pairs of hemoglobin molecules. And Markita Landry tangoed her way through "Single Molecule Measurements of Protelomerase TelK-DNA Complexes." The judges included the winners of last year's competition. All the entries were posted to YouTube. Link (with videos) -via Metafilter
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