Most people respect scientists, but they don’t always find them relatable. This is surprising, because scientists work in fields that touch people’s lives every day: healthcare, safety, energy, electronics, and more. One way to change perception is to showcase the people behind the science.

3M has created a film series that steps outside the lab and into the everyday lives of 3M scientists. The scientists tell their own stories and the short films capture them outside of work, revealing the people behind the science by showcasing their diverse backgrounds, hobbies and home life. Ultimately, scientists have similar feelings, wants, and dreams that we can all share.

Watch each video below to learn about the people behind the science.

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