California

The Programmers Of The Future

Students at Canyon High School in California, are introducing computer science and engineering to students at a younger age, giving them real world experience but also allowing their creativity to shine. This segment is part of American Graduate: Getting to work, a public media initiative made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting.

Drones In The Antarctic

San Diego California researchers are deploying new tools to study the Antarctic’s underwater food web and for the first time they’re using autonomous drones to more safely explore the Antarctic underwater universe.

SciTech Now Episode 520

In this episode of SciTech Now, Tiny injectable devices fighting cancer; decoding NASA’s time capsule; Drones exploring the Antarctic; and tools to learn coding.

Building Up The Blue Economy

Sea grapes, sea lettuce and dead man’s fingers are just three of the types of kelp that a team of marine farmers in San Diego, California hope to cultivate in their local bay harbor as a food crop. Efforts to maintain a clean and economically viable ocean based economy have supported entrepreneurial endeavors like this […]

SciTech Now Episode 505

In this episode of SciTech Now, we look at how dogs are being trained to sit inside an MRI Scan; see how low cost efficient solar cells can be massed produced; the varying perceptions of Laurel Versus Yanny; and discover the Rosamond Gifford Zoo

The dangerous reality of mudslides

Mudslides can be a dangerous and deadly natural event and are often triggered after widespread wildfires. In California, emergency responders and the U.S. Geological Survey are researching better ways to be prepared in the event of a mudslide.