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Spiders are fascinating creatures. They play a crucial role in most of the world’s ecosystems, and they could even teach us a lot about how to make new biomimetic technologies. Join the podcast team for a look at our creepy crawly future.

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We look at how the laws of quantum physics could allow us to communicate in perfect secrecy.

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Humans can create some pretty astounding technologies, but it’s hard to beat the R&D provided by 4 billion years of evolution. How do modern humans look to nature for inspiration in engineering and design?

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