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Step into the world of nanotechnology with Tiny Tech. Tiny Tech is a series of radio modules focusing on the science and engineering of the very small.

Latest Episodes

Nanowire Barcodes

Episode 022 When I’m at the grocery store, I always seem to be in the slowest checkout line. But…it's faster than it used to be because products come with a barcode on the label...

1 MIN2018 SEP 18
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Nanowire Barcodes

The Amazing Spider….Silk

Episode 021 The plastic items we know so well are made of polymers, materials consisting of simple repeating units of particular chemicals. As it turns out, nature is a brilliant polymer chemist...

1 MIN2018 MAY 7
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The Amazing Spider….Silk

Organic Solar Cells

Episode 020 Ever wonder how a solar cell works? When sunlight strikes a solar cell, its energy is transferred to electrons, which jump out of their original locations and move through the solar cell, creating an electrical current...

1 MIN2018 APR 6
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Organic Solar Cells

Graphene: Tale of the Tape

Episode 019 Remember when you were a kid, drawing all over your desk with your trusty number 2 pencil and then trying to rub off the black graphite marks with your hands? Well, if you had tried to clean your blackened fingers...

1 MIN2018 FEB 23
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Graphene: Tale of the Tape

Nanotechnology and Diabetes

Episode 018 There are many reasons for getting a tattoo: personal expression, remembrance of a family member, or just for fun. But what if there could be a medical reason for getting a tattoo? People with diabetes must...

1 MIN2017 OCT 13
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Nanotechnology and Diabetes

Titania Nanosheets

Episode 017 In the modern world, titania (also known by its chemical formula, TiO2) can be found in many products.This is because titania is great at absorbing UV light, making it ideal for use in protective coatings like paint or sunscreen...

1 MIN2017 SEP 22
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Titania Nanosheets

Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles

Episode 016 The dark “mag-stripe” on your credit card is made of iron-containing particles, each of which is a magnet with a north and south pole. The information on your card is stored by making magnetic patterns, in which the poles...

1 MIN2017 AUG 11
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Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles

Nanocar Race

Episode 015 How would you like to drive on a racetrack of solid gold or silver? Well, six teams of scientists recently did just that. However, it would take 100 of their racetracks, laid end-to-end, to equal the thickness of a piece of paper, and...

1 MIN2017 JUL 28
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Nanocar Race

Luminescent Nanomaterials

Episode 014 Feeling energetic?Well, sometimes molecules end up with excess energy too.This can happen in several ways, such as when molecules absorb light, are subjected to an electrical current, or undergo a chemical...

1 MIN2017 JUL 21
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Luminescent Nanomaterials

The Feat of Sticky Little Feet

Episode 013 Consider the gecko, a fascinating lizard. Geckos have the amazing ability to walk upside down even on the undersides of smooth surfaces such as glass.This ability is due to the millions of tiny flexible hairs on the undersides of their feet.

1 MIN2017 JUL 14
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The Feat of Sticky Little Feet

Latest Episodes

Nanowire Barcodes

Episode 022 When I’m at the grocery store, I always seem to be in the slowest checkout line. But…it's faster than it used to be because products come with a barcode on the label...

1 MIN2018 SEP 18
Comments
Nanowire Barcodes

The Amazing Spider….Silk

Episode 021 The plastic items we know so well are made of polymers, materials consisting of simple repeating units of particular chemicals. As it turns out, nature is a brilliant polymer chemist...

1 MIN2018 MAY 7
Comments
The Amazing Spider….Silk

Organic Solar Cells

Episode 020 Ever wonder how a solar cell works? When sunlight strikes a solar cell, its energy is transferred to electrons, which jump out of their original locations and move through the solar cell, creating an electrical current...

1 MIN2018 APR 6
Comments
Organic Solar Cells

Graphene: Tale of the Tape

Episode 019 Remember when you were a kid, drawing all over your desk with your trusty number 2 pencil and then trying to rub off the black graphite marks with your hands? Well, if you had tried to clean your blackened fingers...

1 MIN2018 FEB 23
Comments
Graphene: Tale of the Tape

Nanotechnology and Diabetes

Episode 018 There are many reasons for getting a tattoo: personal expression, remembrance of a family member, or just for fun. But what if there could be a medical reason for getting a tattoo? People with diabetes must...

1 MIN2017 OCT 13
Comments
Nanotechnology and Diabetes

Titania Nanosheets

Episode 017 In the modern world, titania (also known by its chemical formula, TiO2) can be found in many products.This is because titania is great at absorbing UV light, making it ideal for use in protective coatings like paint or sunscreen...

1 MIN2017 SEP 22
Comments
Titania Nanosheets

Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles

Episode 016 The dark “mag-stripe” on your credit card is made of iron-containing particles, each of which is a magnet with a north and south pole. The information on your card is stored by making magnetic patterns, in which the poles...

1 MIN2017 AUG 11
Comments
Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles

Nanocar Race

Episode 015 How would you like to drive on a racetrack of solid gold or silver? Well, six teams of scientists recently did just that. However, it would take 100 of their racetracks, laid end-to-end, to equal the thickness of a piece of paper, and...

1 MIN2017 JUL 28
Comments
Nanocar Race

Luminescent Nanomaterials

Episode 014 Feeling energetic?Well, sometimes molecules end up with excess energy too.This can happen in several ways, such as when molecules absorb light, are subjected to an electrical current, or undergo a chemical...

1 MIN2017 JUL 21
Comments
Luminescent Nanomaterials

The Feat of Sticky Little Feet

Episode 013 Consider the gecko, a fascinating lizard. Geckos have the amazing ability to walk upside down even on the undersides of smooth surfaces such as glass.This ability is due to the millions of tiny flexible hairs on the undersides of their feet.

1 MIN2017 JUL 14
Comments
The Feat of Sticky Little Feet
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