Naked Scientists Podcast

Naked Scientists episode

Sun, 26th Feb 2006

The Science of Nanotechnology

Picking apart some miniature morsels of science this week are Dr David Carey from the University of Surrey, who provides the big picture on the world of nanotechnology, Professor Donald Fitzmaurice from University College Dublin describes how DNA may be used as scaffolding for the world's smallest computer chips, we breach the boundaries between physics and biology as Dr Stephen Webb from the Daresbury Laboratory discusses how new microscopes can see developing cancers at the nano-scale, and Neal Morgan from Cambridge University explains how nanoparticles are stamping out stinky socks... Also on the show, Professor Jim Clark from George Washington University tells us about digging up the ancestors of T. rex, and in Kitchen Science Derek and Dave dish the dirt on how gravy thickens.

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