Nature Tech

  • 2003
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

Technology and natural phenomena are examined.

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The Life Power Season 1, Episode 3 Jun 5, 2006 Subscription

Nature has to be efficient in the way it processes information and uses energy, so when scientists began to look at nature with biomimetic eyes, it's not surprising that they started to see entirely new visions for our future. Inspiration comes from termites -- and even the leaf of a tree!

The Material World Season 1, Episode 2 Jun 5, 2006 Subscription

Nature invented a whole range of hi-tech materials long before we invented ceramics and plastics. See how a butterfly could change lipsticks, and possibly information technology -- and how a sequoia can help develop a better bullet-proof vest....

Magic of Motion Season 1, Episode 1 Jun 5, 2006 Subscription

Most animals, and even a few plants, move. They swim, walk, run or fly in a wide range of ways, and in this program we look at how designers of planes, cars and robots have found inspiration in nature. Geckos, sharks and vultures have inspired innovation and inventions for humans.

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Exciting new developments in computer technology, chemistry and physics are now enabling us to understand Nature's designs better than ever before. Sc (more…)
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Exciting new developments in computer technology, chemistry and physics are now enabling us to understand Nature's designs better than ever before. Sc (more…)

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  • Premiered: June 21, 2003
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: Technology and natural phenomena are examined.