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SciTech Now Episode 529

In this episode of SciTech Now, discovering the craft of video game storytelling, NASA’s dying robot and the impact of 3D printing on medical devices.

3-D Printing Tackles Cancer

Researchers at the University of Texas at San Antonio are developing tiny injectable three dimensional printed devices to deliver medicine to cancerous tumors inside the human body. Let’s take a behind the scenes look at how these devices are conceptualized in the lab.

SciTech Now 506

In this episode of SciTech Now, we look at a camouflaging Squid; research magnetic fields in rocks; go inside an operation for brain surgery; and predict weather patterns and disasters.

How a Microscope has revolutionized our view of cells

Researchers have created a microscope capable of observing cells in 3-D. With this new technology scientists can watch videos of cells and their natural environments without needing to extract them. Eric Betzig, group leader at Howard Hughes Medical Institute joins Hari via Google Hangout to discuss the implications of this new technology.

Sketching technology for the 21st century

In this Innovators segment, learn about Mental Canvas – a graphical media design system that lies between 2D digital draw-and-paint systems and 3D computer-aided design systems.