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Naked Scientists in Africa episode

Thu, 15th Jul 2010

Laser Technology

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This week, we explore the latest in laser technology, including how a team in South Africa have developed a way to remotely seal cracks in industrial pipes and how lasers are being used to treat cancers in medicine. We also hear about a newly identified chemical that promotes the growth of brain cells and how a shrinking proton is changing the laws of physics! Plus, we investigate the development of the New World, in Question of the week!

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