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Nerdy Curio

February 23, 2017

Knot Not Easy to Knot

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Chemists have synthesized the most complex molecular knot ever, using a strand just 192 atoms long. Find out how this advance could lead to new tougher materials in today’s Nerdy Curio from 60-Second Science.

Aired January 19, 2017

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