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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

John Horgan: There's Always Hope

John Horgan studies terrorists and finds nuance and complexity where others see only evil.

2:40

John Horgan: There's Always Hope

2:40

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Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Nicole Prause: What Women (Don't) Need

A bunch of men try to create a kind of "female viagra," but they forget to talk to women.

2:43

Nicole Prause: What Women (Don't) Need

2:43

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Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Nicole Prause: Great Balls of Fire

Nicole Prause finally gets a Harley Davidson... and all hell breaks loose!

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Nicole Prause: Great Balls of Fire

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Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Nicole Prause: You Gotta Fight for Your Right to do Science

Nicole Prause asks questions about human sexuality that scare other scientists.

2:32

Nicole Prause: You Gotta Fight for Your Right to do Science

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