Chemistry Major Interns with the Department of Homeland Security

One of the most surprising things I learned was that diamonds rarely appear in nature like you stereotypically see in jewelry stores. Most look like small, black, unpolished rocks […] If all of these stones are known to originate from South Africa future researchers can predict that stones with large boron impurities originate near the same area.

Undergraduate Jessica Elinburg, president of our award-winning ACS club, ChEmory, is profiled in a blog about her recent internship with the Department of Homeland Security HS-STEM summer internship program. Congratulations, Jessica!