Shiny New 'Geniuses'

This year's crop of MacArthur fellows includes a paleobotanist, a statistician, and a neuroscientist as well as other scientists and writers and artists, according to the MacArthur Foundation that gives out the fellowships. These 13 men and 11 women — now so-called "Geniuses" — will receive a stipend of $625,000 over five years, an award that was recently upped to keep pace with inflation.

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