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The home page for Diandra Leslie-Pelecky's research group in the Department of Physics at The University of Texas at Dallas isn't altogether exciting -- though, late some nights, I will feel absolutely qualified to discuss the studying of nanostructured magnetic materials to understand their fundamental properties, as well as potential applications such as MRI contrast agents, drug delivery and hyperthermia for cancer treatment. Right. On. But this morning, courtesy Popular Science, I discovered the good doctor's also the host of a 12-episode National Science Foundation-NASCAR co-venture called Science of Speed, which is all about how cars go zoom. For which I am infinitely better prepared.