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Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

30 Second Science: Hugh Herr

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Hugh Herr is Associate Professor and leads the Biomechatronics research group at MIT's Media Lab. The focus of Hugh's work is on developing bionic limbs for amputees. Two of those bionic limbs are Hugh's own legs, which he uses for rock-climbing and living his life.

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Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Janet Iwasa: Science Goes Hollywood

Janet Iwasa studies animation in Hollywood.

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Janet Iwasa: Science Goes Hollywood

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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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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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Danica McKellar: Math Doesn't Suck

Danica McKellar's first math book helps girls become BFFs with math.

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Danica McKellar: Math Doesn't Suck

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