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NOVA | Making Stuff Stronger

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Watch Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 9pm on WMHT TV
Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 7pm & Friday, August 23, 2013 at 2pm on WMHT WORLD
 

What is the world’s strongest material? From steel to Kevlar and spider silk to carbon nanotubes, host David Pogue looks at the ways in which science and nature work to make strong stuff.

PBS Nature News

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Yakutian horses have evolved to be able to withstand extremely cold temperatures in the frigid Arctic. They've become smaller, with shorter legs, and have developed...

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The relationship between man and his noble steed is almost as old as civilization itself, allowing our species to explore, conquer and flourish side by side with the...

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