Tune in Friday, May 10, to see who wins.

Self help: the Vietnamese battle of ideas

Kevin Pham

UC Riverside

Tiny carbon eaters of the deep sea

Rachel Harbeitner

UC Santa Cruz

Superbug kryptonite: Tiny solution to a huge threat

Rachel Rosenzweig

UC Irvine

Feeling sick: How corn makes its own medicine

Katie Murphy

UC Davis

At the heart of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Nyasha Maforo

UCLA

A blood test to uncover concussion

David Wu

UCSF

Microbes in the Arctic

Nancy Freitas

UC Berkeley

RNA regulation: the tail wagging the dogma

Angela Nicholson

UC San Diego

To clear or not to clear: a Valley Fever Mystery

Anh Diep

UC Merced

Healing muscles with mussels

George Degen

UC Santa Barbara