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  1. Manny Villafana's "No. 1" St. Jude Heart Valve

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    In this behind-the-scenes video at the National Museum of American History, Manny Villafaña shows off St. Jude Medical bileaflet mechanical heart valve serial number 1 that he co-invented.…

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    • Inventive Voices: Jason Bannister, from Sketch to Robot

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      Jason Bannister, chief artist and scientist of Mechanimal, a robotics company in Pittsburgh, designs, sketches and builds robots. In this episode he shows how inventors can start with a basic pencil…

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      • Spark!Lab Activity: Create a Flying Gyroscope

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        Create and launch your own flying gyroscope invention! http://invention.smithsonian.org/downloads/sparklab-gyroscope.pdf

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        • Spark!Lab Activity: Make a Sound Sandwich

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          Chris demonstrates how to invent your very own musical instrument--the Sound Sandwich! Entertain your family for hours with this fun and easy to make invention.

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          • Spark!Lab Activity: Create Your Own pH Indicator!

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            Katherine from Spark!Lab will show you how to create your own pH indicator using red cabbage juice. Test out your favorite liquids and see what is an acid and a base with this easy to do at-home experiment.

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            • National Robotics Week in Spark!Lab

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              The Lemelson Center kicks off National Robotics week with donations and demonstrations in Spark!Lab at the National Museum of American History.

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              • Food for Tomorrow - Course Three Panel Discussion

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                Course Three: Meals for Tomorrow - Panel Discussion.

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                • Food for Tomorrow Symposium: Vickie Kloeris

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                  Third Course: At the Table - Eating Meals Tomorrow. Vickie Kloeris is subsystem manager for the International Space Station and Shuttle Food Systems for NASA.

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                  • Food for Tomorrow Symposium: Janet Poppendieck

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                    Third Course: At the Table - Eating Meals Tomorrow. Janet Poppendieck is a professor of sociology at Hunter College, City University of New York.

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                    • Food for Tomorrow Symposium: Amy Bentley

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                      Third Course: At the Table - Eating Meals Tomorrow. Amy Bentley is an associate professor and a founding member in food studies in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New…

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                      • Food for Tomorrow Symposium: Molly O'Neill

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                        Second Course: In the Kitchen - Preparing Food for Tomorrow. Molly O’Neill is a noted food writer, cookbook author, and reporter whose new book, One Big Table, was released in November, 2010.

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                        • Food for Tomorrow Symposium: Cesar Vega

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                          Second Course: In the Kitchen - Preparing Food for Tomorrow. Cesar Vega is a food applications scientist for Mars Botanical, a division of Mars Inc., and is working on incorporating cocoa flavanols…

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