Never has humanity given so much thought to the handles, the buttons, and the benchtops that surround us. The realities of life under the pandemic mean that every encounter with a surface becomes an interaction laden with dread. Not a bad time, then, to be harnessing the power of silver nano-particles to design anti-microbial- and potentially anti-viral- coatings that can be applied to surfaces in our hospitals, factories and across our daily lives. Eldon Tate is the founder and CEO of Inhibit Coatings and a finalist for the Norman Barry Foundation Breakthrough Innovator award in the eighth annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards.
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Art historian and curator Mary Kisler is back to discuss the Artemisia Gentileschi exhibition currently on at the National Gallery in London. Gentileschi (1593 - c.1656) was an Italian Baroque artist, and one of the first women to forge a successful career as a painter. She painted subjects that...
Mohamed Hassan is an award-winning journalist and poet based in Auckland. Public Enemy, his 2016 podcast series about the rise of Islamophobia post 9/11, won Gold at the 2017 New York Festival Radio Awards. Last year he reported extensively on the Christchurch mosque attacks, all while in deep...