Epsiode 334

In this episode of SciTech Now, the PBS documentary “Military Medicine Beyond The Battlefield” takes a look at the unique engineering and research center in Pittsburgh with a mission to save and better lives; a new trend in robotics to create durable and malleable robots using soft materials; exploring the uncharted Amazon; and equipping students […]

Premiered June 19, 2017

Episode 333

In this episode of SciTech Now, is there a science to brewing the perfect cup of joe?; a stunning snapshot of a total solar eclipse; science on the road to a more colorful tire; and a scientist’s fishing mission to scan every known fish species in the world.

Premiered June 12, 2017

Episode 332

In this episode of SciTech Now, a look into a lab as researchers estimate the number of roach species on the planet; the story of retired astronaut Michael Massimino; virtual reality and the patient experience; and a look into the sustainability of guitar making.

Premiered May 29, 2017

Episode 331

In this episode of SciTech Now, one preschool class is reconnecting with the natural world in a nontraditional setting; using data to track illegal wildlife trade; robots walking in the shoes of humans; and author E.O Wilson’s recent book details his plan to help save the planet from extinction.

Premiered May 20, 2017

Episode 330

In this episode of SciTech Now, detecting life on one of Jupiter’s moons as the presence of ice an oxygen has hypothesized extraterrestrial life; mapping the sounds of New York City; researcher Caren Cooper speaks about how ordinary people are changing the face of discovery; and a breakthrough discovery of the Aspirin of the future.

Premiered May 16, 2017

Episode 329

In this episode of SciTech Now, Hillary Lewandowski encourages young people to give coding a try; a curator at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum explains how design can challenge social and economic inequality in our country; an ongoing science experiment that may have found the fountain of youth; and NPR’s Adam Cole joins Hari Sreenivasan […]

Premiered May 9, 2017