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Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers
Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Scientists are just like everyone else -they've got secrets. So who knows what happens when the lab coats come off? Actually, we do. And now you can too. In this series of short, web-exclusive videos, you'll meet intriguing scientists and engineers, and learn about their surprising lives outside the proverbial lab.

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John Horgan: There's Always Hope

John Horgan studies terrorists and finds nuance and complexity where others see only evil.
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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.
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Nicole Prause: You Gotta Fight for Your Right to do Science

Nicole Prause asks questions about human sexuality that scare other scientists.
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Chris Hadfield: The Universe Surrounds You

Chris Hadfield takes a walk in outer - and inner - space.
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Chris Hadfield: Deep Questions for a Star Man

We ask astronaut Chris Hadfield a bunch of silly questions.
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Chris Hadfield: Space Oddity

Chris Hadfield makes a music video tribute to David Bowie and returns a viral sensation.
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