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Disrupting Design Disrupting Design, Episode 1

In the first episode of CBC Arts' Disrupting Design, host Matt Galloway looks at innovations in academic architecture (the new Student Centre at Ryerson University), bicycle design (the electric Revelo Flex), and programmable matter (interactive flying microbots callede BitDrones).
  • 2016
  • 00:21:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/04/2016

The Nature of Things The Nano Revolution: Welcome to Nano City (Part 1 of 3)

In the first part of this series from The Nature of Things, find out how the invisible revolution of nanotechnology is already at work in our lives. From photocatalytic window coatings that clean themselves to manmade nano fibre stronger yet lighter than steel. Then look to the future of nano in the ultimate miniaturized computer, tags that minutely track consumer goods ...
  • 2011
  • 00:44:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things The Nano Revolution: Will Nano Save the Planet? (Part 3 of 3)

In the third part of this series from The Nature of Things, meet scientists who believe that nanotech may be the key to overcoming our environmental problems. Nano solar cells could make green energy cheaper. Nano additives to traditional fuels could make them cleaner. Nanotech could remediate contaminated water and soil. But are we creating pollutants more dangerous than the ones ...
  • 2011
  • 00:44:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things The Nano Revolution: More than Human (Part 2 of 3)

In the second part of this series from The Nature of Things, get a glimpse of nano devices that could deliver treatment directly to affected cells. In the case of cancer, destroying specific cells with fewer side effects. Medicine could evolve from treating disease to a practice that is predictive, personalized and pre-emptive. Discover a brave new medical future where permanent ...
  • 2011
  • 00:44:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013