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play video  Mad Cow Clues12.24.03
Could the same sort of thing that causes mad cow disease actually do something useful?

play video  Cleaner Kids Clothes12.11.03
Thanks to nanotechnology, new fabric for kids’ wear can actually repel spills.

play video  Instant Armor12.04.03
Nanotechnologists are working on a fabric that turns into lightweight armor on command.

play video  Super Screener11.13.03
One nanotechnologist wants to detect bioterror agents much more quickly, so she’s made a tiny sensor that works like our own cells.

play video  New Cancer Test11.06.03
One nanotechnologist says his new supersensitive test could help spot dangerous cancers quickly.

play video  Right Light10.16.03
High definition TV looks terrific, but if you want it on your home screen, the price is steep. One electrical engineer is working on ways to make it less expensive.

play video  Quick-Change Stuff10.02.03
What if soldiers’ uniforms repaired rips or tears on their own? And those uniforms could change color to blend in anywhere?

play video  Crystal Combo10.02.03
What will it take to be able to fit the Library of Congress on the head of a pin? A completely new type of material might hold the answer.

play video  Tiny Toxin Tracker09.25.03
What’s the best way to stay safe from air or water that’s been polluted? One nanotechnologist says the smaller the detector, the better it can protect us.

play video  Cancer Derailed09.18.03
Why don’t some cancers respond to radiation and chemotherapy?

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