Biology is the study of life itself in all its forms. Scientists in this field try to expand our knowledge of life, from tiny genes to enormous elephants and everything in between. Inside, read how black biologists from around the world created new techniques in cell biology, made discoveries in DNA science, developed groundbreaking chemotherapies, and studied elephants, spiders, and other wildlife. Great scientific achievements, innovations, and inventions have been recorded in recent times and in the past by men and women of color, and this series celebrates their work and lives, specialty by specialty. Their stories can inspire students of today to pursue their own dreams of science success. In a perfect world, we, like science, would not see color. Until then, we celebrate and inspire with stories of BLACK ACHIEVEMENT IN SCIENCE.