29 Oct '16, 8am

Watch Cambridge student Jacob Brubert & friends use tap, salsa & circus to explain his PhD in biomedical engineering

Watch Cambridge student Jacob Brubert & friends use tap, salsa & circus to explain his PhD in biomedical engineering

If you want to understand what Jacob Brubert’s Ph.D. in biomedical engineering was all about, you just need to watch him and his friends dance. To explain the science of heart valve bioengineering, Brubert’s crew, from the University of Cambridge, used tap dance, salsa, circus, and what can only be described as a cow doing the worm. And in the final scene, the group depicts the ugly truth about Ph.D. research: Sometimes it just doesn’t work. A dancing scientist laments “Whyyyyy …?” as the experiment—and the entire dance—falls apart.

Full article: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/10/and-winner-year-s-...

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