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Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Ian Lipkin: Catching the Hollywood Bug

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Ian Lipkin is a self-described “microbe hunter.” A professor at Columbia University, he does research on a wide array of infectious diseases. When Ian’s not in the lab, he helps Hollywood put science up on the silver screen. Among his many other contributions to the film "Contagion," Ian taught Gwyneth Paltrow how to have a seizure.

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Cynthia Erenas: A Big Change in the World

Cynthia Erenas dreams big, builds technology and challenges gender roles.

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Cynthia Erenas: A Big Change in the World

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Cynthia Erenas: cynthia.i.am

Cynthia Erenas connects with will.i.am and becomes a superstar teen roboticist.

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Cynthia Erenas: cynthia.i.am

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Cynthia Erenas: 30 Seconds on Building Your First Robot

We give Cynthia Erenas 30 seconds to offer tips on robot-building.

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Cynthia Erenas: 30 Seconds on Building Your First Robot

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Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Bisi Ezerioha: Zen and the Art of Automotive Maintenance

Bisi Ezerioha drives really, really fast to find his calm peaceful center.

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Bisi Ezerioha: Zen and the Art of Automotive Maintenance

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