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Materials: Fact or Fiction - Magic Carpets

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Materials: Fact or Fiction - Magic Carpets

Associate Investigator, Dr Taniela Lolohea is a Lecturer in Chemistry at AUT takes a look at the science behind magic...

November 26, 2021

NZ company develops device to test Covid-19 immunity

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NZ company develops device to test Covid-19 immunity

MacDiarmid Institute affiliated Orbis Diagnostics is on the brink of releasing a device that can test people's immunity to Covid-19.

November 1, 2021

Materials: Fact or Fiction - Pheromones in Black Widow

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Materials: Fact or Fiction - Pheromones in Black Widow

Victoria University Wellington, PhD student, Anindita Sen looks at Pheromones from the Black Widow movie.

October 29, 2021

Materials: Fact or Fiction - Hypermatter

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Materials: Fact or Fiction - Hypermatter

PhD student, Aleksandra Ilina, give us her scientific take on Hypermatter from Star Wars.

October 15, 2021

Materials: Fact or Fiction - MacGyver's Laser

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Materials: Fact or Fiction - MacGyver's Laser

Dr Karen Thorn, a Postdoctoral Fellow at Victoria University of Wellington gives us her scientific take on the MacGyver episode...

September 30, 2021

Materials: Fact or Fiction -  Relux and Lux Metal

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Materials: Fact or Fiction - Relux and Lux Metal

Aran Warren is a PhD student at the University of Canterbury, talks about the potential for Lux/Relux, as imagined by...

September 14, 2021

Materials: Fact or Fiction - Corrodium

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Materials: Fact or Fiction - Corrodium

Bill Jia, a PhD Student from the University of Auckland's gives us e his scientific take on Corrodium from Ben10.

August 30, 2021

Materials: Fact or Fiction - Proton Packs from Ghostbusters

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Materials: Fact or Fiction - Proton Packs from Ghostbusters

Emily Kendall is a University of Auckland PhD Student and provides her scientific take on the Proton Packs from Ghostbusters.

August 18, 2021

Materials: Fact or Fiction - Liquid Metal from Terminator

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Materials: Fact or Fiction - Liquid Metal from Terminator

Principal Investigator, Professor Duncan McGillivray give his scientific take on reconfigurable materials - the Liquid Metal from the Terminator movies.

August 5, 2021

Materials: Fact or Fiction - Turnabout Intruder

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Materials: Fact or Fiction - Turnabout Intruder

Jan Eldridge, Associate Professor of Physics at the University of Auckland on the facts being the sci fi of the...

July 23, 2021

Materials: Fact or Fiction - Jumbonium

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Materials: Fact or Fiction - Jumbonium

Dr Nate Davis, Victoria University of Wellington Senior Lecturer gives his scientific take on Jumbonium from Futurama.

July 6, 2021

Materials: Fact or Fiction - The Death Star

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Materials: Fact or Fiction - The Death Star

PhD Student, Aleksandra Ilina from Victoria University of Wellington, gives us her scientific take on the Star Wars' Death Star.

June 24, 2021

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