ancient civilizations

SciTech Now Episode 335

In this episode of SciTech Now, the Cahokia State Historic Site in Illinois is using new technology to unearth an ancient city; a team at Carnegie Mellon University is creating the next generation of wearable electronics; a look into a mighty marine microbe; and the white-nose syndrome that’s hitting west coast bats.

Unearthing an ancient city with modern technology

Archaeologists are using modern technology to probe a historic city. St. Louis reporter Jim Kirchherr takes us to Cahokia State Historic site in Illinois, where recent excavations have revealed secrets about ancient civilizations.