In this TED-Ed talk, UC Berkeley biologist Robert Full describes the unlikely way he studied gecko’s feet and how these beneficial discoveries could eventually save lives. The Ted-Ed Lesson includes a short quiz to follow the video, and additional links that go deeper into Full's work.
This animated lesson explores ways a special kind of metal called shape memory alloys is advancing technology--everything from robots and the Mars Rover to braces!
Here is a curated selection of TEDTalks that relate to current nano science, technology, and engineering. From future medical applications to clean water, these videos give a voice and face to nano research. The resources section contains links to talks hosted at TED.com.