Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Dr. Hiro Nitta explains to students the importance of posters for presenting new products to other scientists during Young Scientists Day at Ventana Medical Systems last week.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Marana High School junior Kyle Seamans looks through a microscope to see a dyed slide at Ventana Medical Systems. The television on the back wall displayed what he and the other students were looking at.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Canyon Del Oro seniors Betty Latorre and Devin Holler attempt to replicate a similar process used by Ventana Medical Systems to dye precise cells to better diagnose a patient's specific cancer.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Ventana Medical Systems mechanical engineer Luis Migoni holds up a model that was created in a computer and formed using a 3D printer. The company builds models for all of its equipment, making sure everything fits properly, before sending the products to production.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Students from Marana and Amphitheater school districts participate in Young Scientists Day at Ventana Medical Systems last week.