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Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

30 Second Science: Jessica Banks

Video duration: 1:05

Jessica Banks is a roboticist, engineer and designer who creates kinetic furniture (furniture that moves) that she sells through her company, Rock Paper Robot. Among Jessica's other creative pursuits, she's a skull-ptor - she decorates small animal skulls (without the animals) and turns them into tiny works of art.

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Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Cheri Blauwet: I’m the Doctor, Not the Patient

Gold medalist Cheri Blauwet becomes a doctor and opens eyes to the idea of "disabilities".

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Cheri Blauwet: I’m the Doctor, Not the Patient

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Cheri Blauwet: I Brought Home the Gold…in a Wheelchair

Cheri Blauwet gets talked into finding her passion.... which eventually turns to gold.

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Cheri Blauwet: I Brought Home the Gold…in a Wheelchair

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Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

John Horgan: The Secret Life of Terrorists

John Horgan collects the stories of former terrorists.

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John Horgan: The Secret Life of Terrorists

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Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers John Horgan: The Dangers of Hanging Out with Terrorists

Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

John Horgan: The Dangers of Hanging Out with Terrorists

John Horgan interviews an IRA terrorist and wonders if he's made a huge mistake.

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John Horgan: The Dangers of Hanging Out with Terrorists

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