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Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

30 Second Science: Robert Lynch

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Robert Lynch is currently completing his doctorate in Evolutionary Biology at Rutgers University. One of his main areas of study is the evolutionary utility of laughter, i.e. why laughter is so important to the human species. Robert doesn't just talk and write about laughter; he also creates it as a stand-up comedian in New York City comedy clubs.

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Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Janet Iwasa: Animating HIV

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Janet Iwasa: Animating HIV

Janet Iwasa uses heranimation skills to depict HIV cells.

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Janet Iwasa: Animating HIV

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Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Janet Iwasa: Science Goes Hollywood

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Janet Iwasa: Science Goes Hollywood

Janet Iwasa studies animation in Hollywood.

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Janet Iwasa: Science Goes Hollywood

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Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Janet Iwasa: Biologists with Movies in Their Heads

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Janet Iwasa: Biologists with Movies in Their Heads

Janet Iwasa animates creates a beautiful way to communicate about the molecular world.

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Janet Iwasa: Biologists with Movies in Their Heads

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Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Danica McKellar: My First Kiss

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Danica McKellar: My First Kiss

Danica and Winnie both have thier first kiss on the set of "The Wonder Years".

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Danica McKellar: My First Kiss

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