"Distracting Mark Cuban"
Dan Engber risks derailing his PhD by constant daydreaming, until his neuroscience research gives him a idea that will revolutionize the NBA.
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Sara Peters
Waiting for a seizure (explicit)
With her epilepsy medication failing, Sara Peters checks into a hospital with one goal: make the scariest thing in her life happen again.
Tim Manley
A superhero goes to the hospital
As a six-year old, Tim Manley has to go to the hospital with a mysterious illness. Fortunately, he has his superpowers and his trusty sidekick -- his mom.
Jennifer Fitzgerald
Rocky the Mathlete (explicit)
Jen Fitzgerald finds that the underdog athlete movie can play out in any kind of arena, even math competitions.
David Carmel
The Coolest Thing in the World
A neuroscientist tests the limits of wonder when his own father suffers a stroke.
Margot Leitman
The last thing I heard (explicit)
Margot Leitman faces down doctors, friends and uncertainty when she suddenly loses hearing in one ear.
Aaron Wolfe
Saving Hubble, Saving Aaron (explicit)
Aaron Wolfe escapes the harsh realities of science through the thrilling (and sexy) world of science fiction.
George Lombardi
Don't go in the water
In the Indian Ocean, doctor George Lombardi makes use of the most important lesson his mother ever taught him: floating.
Madeline Huberth
The turtle and the fish
Madeline Huberth confronts the imminent death of a classroom goldfish while navigating the dangerous social waters of junior high.
Christopher Roussi
Sufficiently advanced magic
After becoming ill during a trip to Ecuador, DARPA researcher Chris Roussi seeks medical advice from a local expert: a shaman.
Helly Schtevie
I made my friends do jumping jacks
A middle school science fair points the way for Helly Schtevie -- directly away from science.