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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Janet Iwasa uses heranimation skills to depict HIV cells.
Janet Iwasa studies animation in Hollywood.
Janet Iwasa animates creates a beautiful way to communicate about the molecular world.
Danica and Winnie both have thier first kiss on the set of "The Wonder Years".
Danica McKellar's first math book helps girls become BFFs with math.
Danica McKellar becomes Winnie Cooper... then she finds out that she's something more.
Cynthia Erenas dreams big, builds technology and challenges gender roles.
Cynthia Erenas connects with will.i.am and becomes a superstar teen roboticist.
We give Cynthia Erenas 30 seconds to offer tips on robot-building.
Bisi Ezerioha drives really, really fast to find his calm peaceful center.
Bisi Ezerioha gives the keys to his 1029 horsepower mini-van to the guys from "Top Gear."
Bisi reveals that even the very coolest car movies typically get the science wrong.