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NOVA | Making Stuff Smaller

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Watch Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 10pm on WMHT TV
Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 8pm & Friday, August 23, 2013 at 3pm on WMHT WORLD 

Here in the information age, smaller is better: transistors, microchips and the laptops and cell phone that they power are triumphs of tiny. Now, host David Pogue takes us to an even smaller world, as he profiles the latest in high-powered nano-circuits and micro-robots that may one day hold the key to saving lives and building materials from the ground up.

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