Bug Technology

August 2020

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.

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

Season 1, Episode 5

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

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.

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.