Bug Technology

August 2020
13:00

Season 1, Episode 2

3.0 6 x
The silk worm produces an extremely fine silk thread that rivals steel in strength. This protein thread is being used to produce artificial blood vessels for use in humans.
14:00

Season 1, Episode 1

4.0 4 x
The mosquito. This pesky bug is able to suck blood so painlessly its victims don't even notice. Engineers have harnessed the mosquito's technology to design a cutting-edge hypodermic needle.
April 2020
48:00

Season 1, Episode 5

3.0 3 x
All the episodes from this series, looking at the amazing bodies of insects.
December 2019
10:00

Season 1, Episode 4

3.0 6 x
See how a bug that can syphon water up it's legs is inspiring scientists looking to move water up high rise buildings without requiring a power source.
14:00

Season 1, Episode 3

4.0 9 x
Studying the extraordinary surface and motion of the dragonfly's wings has enabled the design of a wind turbine suitable for use in areas with the weakest of winds.
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