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Naturally Obsessed: The Making of a Scientist

Naturally Obsessed: The Making of a Scientist

Mixing humor and heartbreak, NATURALLY OBSESSED delves into the lab of charismatic professor Dr. Lawrence Shapiro, and follows three irrepressible graduate students as they pursue a Ph.D. degree and race to publish their scientific findings. Their challenge: to decipher the structure and mechanism of a tiny protein that controls the burning and storage of fat. [56 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: Mixing humor and heartbreak, NATURALLY OBSESSED delves into the lab of charismatic professor Dr. Lawrence Shapiro, and follows three irrepressible graduate students as they pursue a Ph.D. degree and race to publish their scientific findings. Their challenge: to decipher the structure and mechanism of a tiny protein that controls the burning and storage of fat.

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