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Maria Mitchell: America's First Celebrity Scientist

Today's video is part of a series on female genius, in proud collaboration with 92Y's 7 Days of Genius Festival.

How a 27 Year-Old Poet Became the World's First Computer Programmer

Today's video is part of a series on female genius, in proud collaboration with 92Y's 7 Days of Genius Festival.

Vibro-Wind: Turbine-Free Wind Power

Engineers at Cornell University have developed a form of turbine-free wind power called Vibro-Wind

Collaborative Fund: Visionary New Investing Model for Pro-Social Startups

Collaborative Fund is a new kind of investment fund that bridges the disconnect between doing good and doing well in business, providing the financial foundation for creativity and innovation that will shape our shared future.

Baking for Good: A Little Sugar Goes a Long Way

One company is taking the familiar childhood concept of a bake sale and turning it into a social enterprise for the grown-up world.

Biomimicry in Action

Designer Kaylene Kau has produced a highly functional, sleek prosthetic arm inspired by the tentacle of an octopus.

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