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Quentin Cooper asks if it's worth extracting carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and how it might be done with carbon nanotubes. He hears how industry is planning for a world shortage of rare elements. A 500 million year old monster eye with 16 000 lenses and the first finalists shortlisted from listeners who want to be a scientist.

Producer: Martin Redfern.

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Mon 12 Dec 2011 21:00

Inside Science

BBC Inside Science

Adam Rutherford explores the research that is transforming our world.

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