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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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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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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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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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