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‘Nova: Making Stuff Stronger’ airs Aug. 21

New York Times reporter David Pogue takes viewers on a fun-filled tour of the material world we live in, and the one that may lie ahead. Get a behind-the-scenes look at scientific innovations ushering in a new generation of materials that are stronger, smaller, cleaner and smarter than anything we’ve ever seen.

Learn about spider silk that is stronger than steel, plastics made of sugar that dissolve in landfills, self-healing military vehicles and micro-robots that zap diseases.

Airs Aug. 21 at 9 p.m. on WCNY.

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