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The Institute of Making’s Materials Library

21 January 2020

As part of an exploration of touch, The Touch Test visits Dr Sarah Wilkes (UCL Mechanical Engineering) at the Institute of Making to discuss their Materials Library and handle materials from badger-hair brushes to kinetic sand.

Listen: BBC Radio 4’s ‘The Touch Test’ (from 8 mins 25 secs), More: BBC World Service's 'Health Check' (from 4 mins)