The path to becoming a researcher takes many different forms. For UA Little Rock student William King, it all started with a fifth-grade plot to take over the world.

A lofty dream, but the Bradford, Arkansas, native was practical about it - the first step had to be, of course, a quest for immortality. However, unlike other kids his age, King wasn't interested in fountains of youth or magical potions.

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