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Antibacterial socks to stop smells
Antibacterial socks to stop smells

Duration: 06:57

How antibacterial polymers are applied to socks in order to kill the bacteria causing them to smell.

 
Jem explains the secrets of Memory Metals
Jem explains the secrets of Memory Metals

Duration: 02:10

A demonstration of shaped memory metal accompanied with a brief description.

 
Nanotechnology used in sunscreen manufacture
Nanotechnology used in sunscreen manufacture

Duration: 02:48

An introduction to nanotechnology and its use in sunscreen manufacture to reflect UV rays from the sun.

 
Nanotechnology used to create waterproofing
Nanotechnology used to create waterproofing

Duration: 01:21

A new chemical process has been developed using nanotechnology to make objects waterproof.

 
The discovery and uses of graphene
The discovery and uses of graphene

Duration: 02:33

The discovery of graphene (sheets of graphite that are a single atom thick) is described. Its properties and potential uses are then outlined.

 
The history and uses of carbon fibre
The history and uses of carbon fibre

Duration: 05:40

A detailed look at the properties and structure of carbon fibre and how and why it is used in F1 motor sport.

 
Uses of polymers
Uses of polymers

Duration: 06:35

An explaination of what polymers are and some of their uses with particular focus on one highly absorbent type of polymer which is used in nappies and also fighting fires.

 

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