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S1 E9: Bio-Physics 

From Bio-physics to nanotechnology Mercedes Cornelius and Lisa Goel delve into the future of everything from medicine to clothing.

In the News

Nerd Girl Nation host, Karen Panetta,

is named one of the top 100 influencers in EdTech Digest.

Nerd Girl Nation host, Karen Panetta's interview with Develop[Her] is now live! Take a Listen.


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