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Ecologist Nalini Nadkarni is shown in her lab on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City holding a Barbie created to look like her when she's climbing into the treetops to study the rainforest canopy.(AP)

Meet the forest ecologist who is refashioning Barbie dolls as scientists

Associated Press | By Associated Press, Salt Lake City
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2019 12:43 PM IST
Nalini Nadkarni, a forest ecologist at the University of Utah, said Barbie-maker Mattel wasn’t interested in the idea then, so she decided to redo dolls herself, using gear she collected.
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