When you’re working on the edge of what’s possible, your ideas are bound to raise a few eyebrows. But sometimes the  ideas that seem far-fetched are also the ones that change the world. In this series, we meet the people whose bold ideas might sound crazy...but also Just Might Work.

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How robots could end animal captivity in zoos and marine parks
Could robotic dolphins help marine parks become more humane spaces where people can learn about and connect with nature?
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Can this recycled technology save the citizens of Tornado Alley?
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Your clothes are mostly plastic. These chemists have figured out how to recycle them.
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