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Unread 2010-08-21, 5:39   #1
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Kari Byron is on a mission to get tweens interested in science.

On Monday, Byron best-known as one of the "build team" members on Discovery's popular "Mythbusters" series premieres her after-school show "Head Rush" on Science Channel. The commercial-free, hourlong shows are aimed particularly at middle-school girls, whose interest Byron says too often drifts away from scientific subjects starting around that age.

"It's a tough age," Byron said in a phone interview Friday afternoon. "When you think scientist at that age, you think nerdy white guy in a lab coat ... . We're trying to create new role models."

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Unread 2010-08-21, 8:15   #2
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The only subject she makes me interested in is biology.
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Unread 2010-08-21, 19:17   #3
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Unfortunately, the only subject I'd make her interested in is microbiology.
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Unread 2010-08-22, 7:36   #4
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Unread 2010-08-22, 8:13   #5
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Glad you specified. I had something else in my mind.
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Unread 2010-08-22, 14:55   #6
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More carpet work
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Unread 2010-08-23, 22:01   #7
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There are remedies for that.
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Unread 2010-09-09, 15:16   #8
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Best "job" ever. giggity.

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