Auxetic materials used in protective wear
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Learn about auxetic material and how it absorbs impact through its ability to become denser.
Harnessing living materials for man-made products
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How biotechnology led to biodegradable products and materials grown from bacteria.
How does a hover lawnmower work?
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An engineer shows us the key components of a hover lawnmower and explains how it works.
How yoghurt is made
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Jimmy Doherty visits a factory to see how yoghurt is produced and flavoured.
Inside a medieval castle
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An investigation of aspects of the interior design and decoration in a medieval castle.
Product design inspired by nature
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An overview of how the study of nature can inspire the design of new products.
Smart textiles inspired by pinecones
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Through the study of pinecones, fabrics are developed that respond to the environment.
The development of robot design inspired by nature
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The development of new robotics that use pneumatics to create soft limbs.