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Feb. 04, 2011

Constanza Ceruti, High Altitude Archaeologist

by Milbry Polk

Constanza Ceruti is an Argentinean archaeologist who studies ceremonial sites associated with mountains around the world. I have climbed over 100 mountains -- many of them solo -- to survey the peaks. I have found that nearly every mountain has meaning given to it by the local people. In collaboration with other archaeologists, I discovered several mummies of children who were offered as a sacrifice to the mountain deities in Argentina during the time of the Incan Empire.

Dream Job, Milbry Polk
Sep. 17, 2010

Dream Job: Science Consultant for Watchmen

by Leslie Taylor

Dream Job, Watch this!, dream job, science in the arts, superheroes, Video
Dec. 28, 2011

To Australia and Beyond: Q & A With Dr. Annie Bosacker, Biology Professor and Field Researcher

by Kaitlyn Gerber

Kaitlyn Gerber, Carleton College I was lucky enough to interview Dr. Annie Bosacker, a Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology at Carleton College, who has done significant research studying babboons in Gombe National Park, Tanzania. Her main research interest is in the social behavior of primates, specifically how social circumstances influence an individual's exposure to stress. Here, Dr. Bosacker speaks about her previous work, her interests in biology, and what it's like balancing a family and a successful career in biology.

Dream Job, Science, Teen to Teen, australia, biology, coral reef, marine
Nov. 18, 2011

Meet the Balloonatics!

by Leslie Taylor

In this video, Science Friday's Flora Lichtman and Christopher Intagliata interview two long-time 'baloonatics' who work at Macy's Parade Studio. John Piper and Jim Artle give the viewer a tour around the balloon studio and explain the science and art of making sure the beloved balloons stay aloft and look their best for their jaunt down 34th Street.

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Sep. 15, 2011

So You Want To Be A Veterinary Toxicologist

by Ally Ruchman

By Ally Ruchman, Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School I recently got the chance to interview Dr. Lisa Murphy, a veterinary toxicologist at the University of Pennsylvania. I met her during my week at the VETS, while attending her lecture on toxicology. I was fascinated by what I heard. Her everyday life seemed so interesting. Now, Dr. Murphy shares what it's like to be a veterinary toxicologist.

Dream Job, Teen to Teen
Aug. 19, 2011

Robotics Rocks!

by April Garbuz

By April Garbuz, Wilton High School Love R2-D2? Have you ever wanted to create your own robot? I spoke with Maja Matarić about her exciting work designing robots with the ability to help people, especially those with special needs. Here she gives us the inside scoop about robotics. Talk about a dream job!

Dream Job, Teen to Teen, computer science, dream job, robotics, technology, teen to teen
Aug. 12, 2011

Veterinary Exploration Through Science: UPenn's Summer VETS

by Ally Ruchman

By Ally Ruchman, Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School The prospect of choosing an occupation is scary to most. What if I choose the wrong one or I become unhappy with my choice? These fears plague college graduates and others who will soon join the workforce. This week I had the opportunity to try out life as a veterinary student and explore if veterinary medicine is a profession I would like to pursue.

Dream Job, Teen to Teen, Medicine, Science, teen to teen, vets
Aug. 04, 2011

New Heights: Tree Houses and Engineering

by April Garbuz

By April Garbuz, Wilton High School I learned from Tom Chudleigh, Canadian carpenter and founder of Free Spirit Spheres, how engineering and physics can be used to just have fun! Using science to build floating spheres, Tom revolutionized tree houses and has made a living doing so. Talk about a dream job!

Dream Job, Teen to Teen, biology, Ecology, Engineering, environment, nature, physics
Jul. 28, 2011

Confessions of a Cardiologist

by April Garbuz

By April Garbuz, Wilton High School Do you want to heal broken hearts? Dr. Charles Augenbraun shared with me what it's like being a cardiologist. His favorite part of the job? The ability treat and modify diseases that would otherwise shorten people's lives or limit their ability to remain fully active and live a full life.

Dream Job, Teen to Teen, doctor, Health, Medicine, technology
Jun. 01, 2011

You're Hired!

by The Bug Chicks

The National Ag Science Center asked the Bug Chicks to make a video about the different careers in agriculture. Now, we know what you're thinking - career videos are BORING. But this is a Bug Chicks career video and they do things a little differently. Lasers and horses and helicopters...oh my!

Dream Job, Video, agriculture, career
Mar. 24, 2011

Herding Cats

by NIMBioS

  In this video, Kerrie Anne Loyd, a graduate student at the University of Georgia's Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, talks about the mathematical model she is developing to analyze and determine the most efficient way to manage feral cat populations.

Dream Job, Watch this!, animals, Cats, Feline, Feral cats, Video
Mar. 17, 2011

Dream Job: Zoo Veterinarian

by Leslie Taylor

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Dream Job, Watch this!, animals, Health, Vet, Veterinarian, Video, Wahington, zoo
Mar. 04, 2011

Meet the Creator of Rock Band

by Leslie Taylor

 In this video, Eran Egozy, a co-founder of Harmonix Music Systems, the company that brought us Guitar Hero and Rock Band, talks about how he embarked on his career, and the kind of qualifications necessary to break into the gaming industry.

Dream Job, Watch this!, computer science, Engineering, game developer, science and music, Video Games
Mar. 03, 2011

Counting Bears

by NIMBioS

 Rene Salinas creates computer models that simulate changes in the black bear population in eastern Tennessee and western North Carolina. In this video, he talks about how his model can help wildlife managers determine the best strategy for minimizing bear-human conflict while maintaining a sustainable bear population.

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Feb. 08, 2011

Captain Dag Saevik, The World

by Milbry Polk

"I was always thinking about working on ships and in 1979 I decided to go to sea,“ said Captain Saevik. He began his career as an electrician and then went to sea as a deckhand to see if liked that life. He did, so applied and was accepted at the Maritime Academy in Tonsberg, Norway. It took him eleven years of study, and working his way up the ladder, to eventually become a captain. He joined the ship, The World, when it was being built nine years ago.

Dream Job, Milbry Polk
Jan. 20, 2011

Dream Job: Mars Rover Model Tester

by Leslie Taylor

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Dream Job, Watch this!, Astronomy, Engineering, exploration, nasa, space
Dec. 29, 2010

Dream Job: Roboticist

by Zach Lynn

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Dream Job, Watch this!, robots
Dec. 20, 2010

Dream Job: Great Cats Curator

by Leslie Taylor

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Dec. 17, 2010

Dream Job: Chocolate Chemist

by Leslie Taylor

Dream Job, Watch this!, chemistry, chocolate, science of food
Dec. 06, 2010

Dream Job: Bird Fossil Hunter

by Leslie Taylor

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Dream Job, Watch this!, biology, birds, fossils, ornithology
Nov. 24, 2010

Dream Job: Lunar Geologist

by Leslie Taylor

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Dream Job, Watch this!, Geology, nasa, space
Nov. 22, 2010

Dream Job: Amphibian Avenger

by Leslie Taylor

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Dream Job, Watch this!, biology, wildlife conservation
Nov. 19, 2010

Dream Job: Technical Director at Pixar Animation Studios

by Leslie Taylor

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Dream Job, Watch this!, animation, computer graphics, computer science
Nov. 17, 2010

Dream Job: Space Doc

by Leslie Taylor

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Dream Job, Watch this!, Astronomy, Medicine, nasa, space
Nov. 11, 2010

Dream Job: Astrobiologist

by Leslie Taylor

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Dream Job, astrobiology, nasa, space
Nov. 10, 2010

Dream Job: Chameleon Hunter

by Leslie Taylor

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Nov. 09, 2010

Dream Job: Game Designer

by Leslie Taylor

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Dream Job, Watch this!, computer science, technology, Video Games
Nov. 02, 2010

Dream Job: Butterfly Caretaker

by Leslie Taylor

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Oct. 28, 2010

Dream Job: Coral Whisperer

by Leslie Taylor

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Oct. 28, 2010

Dream Job: Movement Engineer

by Leslie Taylor

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Oct. 15, 2010

Dream Job: Under-ice Diver

by Leslie Taylor

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Oct. 12, 2010

Dream Job: Forensic Ornithologist

by Leslie Taylor

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Dream Job, Watch this!, aviation, biology, national museum of natural history, ornithology, Smithsonian
Sep. 24, 2010

Dream Job: Forensic Artist

by Leslie Taylor

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Dream Job, Watch this!, Science Friday

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