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What's the Next Big Thing? Preview

Preview: Season 5 Episode 6 | 30s

Greet the future: social robots, a "smart" electric grid, microbes that make diesel fuel, and more. Airs February 23, 2011 on PBS

Aired: 02/16/11

Rating: NR

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