new technologies (or improve existing ones), solve problems, and make the world a better place. In the case of 3-D printing, you get the chance to develop tech nology that will change the way products are manufactured in countless industries. There’s a common misconception that science workers spend most of their time in dreary, windowless laboratories or research facilities. While they do spend lots of time in those places, they also spend time in the field, testing, troubleshooting, and trying out their inventions or discoveries. Some science professionals launch their own businesses, which can be both fun and very rewarding. Job opportunities are available throughout the United States and the world. Science professionals play such an important role in our modern



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