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Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Ina Vandebroek: Ethnobotanist

Video duration: 6:20

Ina Vandebroek is an ethnobotanist and Postdoctoral Research Associate at the New York Botanical Garden. She studies how cultures use medicinal plants in both South America and New York City. Ina is also a superb salsa dancer who sometimes forgets to let the man lead.

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Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Simon Singh: D'oh = mc²

Simon Singh discovers that there is an insane amount of math in "The Simpsons."

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Simon Singh: D'oh = mc²

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Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Matt Denton: How to Make a Lovable Robot

Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Matt Denton: How to Make a Lovable Robot

Matt Denton makes BB-8 so lovable that they both wind up on the red carpet.

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Matt Denton: How to Make a Lovable Robot

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Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Matt Denton: Cinema 101: The Uses of Deodorant

Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Matt Denton: Cinema 101: The Uses of Deodorant

Matt Denton stays dry and smells fine with deodorant in his toolkit of cinematic wizardry.

1:10

Matt Denton: Cinema 101: The Uses of Deodorant

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Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Matt Denton: An Amazing Journey...To a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Matt Denton: An Amazing Journey...To a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Matt Denton uses his electronics expertise to engineer a cute little robot named BB-8.

2:58

Matt Denton: An Amazing Journey...To a Galaxy Far, Far Away

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