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From Diatoms to Electric Eels

Special | 46m 42s

Michael Sussman, a professor in the Department of Biochemistry at UW-Madison, uses examples from his research of diatoms and on sequencing the genome of the electric eel, to probe ways scientists and engineers can tap into the ingenuity of nature in building networks, in making exquisite materials and in harvesting energy.

Aired: 09/25/12

Rating: TV-G

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