Stuff of Genius

Stephanie Kwolek: Kevlar

When Stephanie Kwolek couldn't pursue a career in medicine, she took a job as a research chemist. Tune in to learn how this unplanned career led to the Stuff of Genius that changed the world and saved thousands of lives.


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Stuff of Genius: Stephanie Kwolek: Kevlar

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Stuff of Genius: The History of Chewing Gum and Santa Anna


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