Innovation: the mysterious realm of nanotechnology, where the invisibly small opens up an entirely different world.

One of America’s most prominent Nano scientists, Harvard Professor George Whitesides, explains how he believes nanotechnology could be about to revolutionize the world as we know it, eminent Marxist geographer David Harvey argues that capitalism is the primary driving force behind innovation. Award winning Indian author Radhika Jha weighs the options for one poor Indian village- trapped between tradition and the desire to leapfrog out of poverty.

Capital driving innovation in the world of the nano cow by Emily Kasriel.

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55 minutes

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Sun 2 May 2010 08:05GMT


  • Professor George Whitesides

    Nanotechnology could be about to revolutionize the world

    Duration: 18:09

  • 60 Second Idea to Change the World

    Our obsession with perfection

    Duration: 04:39

  • David Harvey

    Capitalism is the primary driving force

    Duration: 12:25

  • Radhika Jha

    Pros and cons of technological change

    Duration: 13:29