Friday, November 23, 2012

Let Nature be your Teacher ~ African Beetles and Nano-Water (Living on Earth)

Air Date: Week of November 16, 2012 

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The Namib Desert beetle (stenocara gracilipes) (Photo: Moongateclimber/Wikipedia Commons)
A small start up company, inspired by a desert beetle, is using nano technology to develop a self-filling water bottle. Deckard Sorensen, co-founder of NBD Nano, tells host Steve Curwood how studying the Namib Desert Beetle helped them to develop new technologies for collecting water.

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