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Fall 2020

Behind the Scenes with Marsai Martin

From the Series Teen Strong

At age five, Marsai Martin started acting in commercials. Before long, she earned a role on the TV show Black-ish, which has earned her awards and national attention. The next steps were to… Read More →

Fall 2020

Biohackers

From the Series STEM Body

A woman waves her hand and her car roars to life. She touches her unadorned ear to take a call in the car as she drives to a cryotherapy parlor. She is a biohacker. What other technologies… Read More →

Fall 2020

Bionic Bodies

From the Series STEM Body

The first prosthetic limb was discovered in an Egyptian tomb. This simple technology allowed an amputee to walk again. Over 2,000 years, advances in materials, science, medicine, and computer… Read More →

Fall 2020

Cloning Humans

From the Series STEM Body

What makes a person who they are? This is one of the fundamental questions of human life. Scientists of the 21st century have made rapid advances in cloning and editing human DNA and cells… Read More →

Fall 2020

Fighting Climate Change with Greta Thunberg

From the Series Teen Strong

When Greta Thunberg learned about climate change, she was deeply troubled. The young woman then took action. Through protests and outspoken speeches, she has taken the world by storm… Read More →

Fall 2020

In the Running with Ntando Mahlangu

From the Series Teen Strong

Ntando Mahlangu was born with a condition that prevented his legs from developing. At age 10, both legs were amputated. Later, Ntando worked with an organization that outfitted him with… Read More →

Fall 2020

The Science of Cancer

From the Series STEM Body

New breakthroughs in particle acceleration allow tumors to be irradiated in milliseconds. Using genetics, doctors can attack cancers and their causes in ever more targeted ways. Nanoparticles… Read More →

Fall 2020

Wildlife Conservation with Robert Irwin

From the Series Teen Strong

Robert Irwin was only two when his father, Steve Irwin, was killed in an accident with a wild animal. Rather than fear these creatures, Robert has embraced them. A photographer and TV host… Read More →