Harvard University's Erez Lieberman Aiden's love of mathematics started early, writes Brandon Keim at Wired. Aiden tells Keim — using a pot full of ramen noodles as an analogy — chromosomes in cells are tangled, globular messes, and Aiden developed Hi-C, published in Nature in 2009, to study such chromosome structure. He now plans to study how structure relates to function.

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