According to a 2017 study by the UN, coral reefs may cease to exist by the end of the century. In an effort to save these vital ecosystems, biologists at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta are growing coral in labs. Our partner Science Friday has the story.
In this episode of SciTech Now, discover how to grow coral; learn which NASA level technology exists on our cell phones; explore fashion forward science, and dive into the science of the perfect beer.
Recently, a team of Brazilian and American scientists discovered over 600 miles of coral reef at the mouth of the Amazon River, calling into question the belief these reefs need clear water to thrive. Reporter Andrea Vasquez catches up with the expedition’s lead American scientist Patricia Yager.
In this episode of SciTech Now, solar power at the famous Daytona International Speedway; the physics of ketchup; a proposed tax on carbon, a surprising discovery of over 600 miles of coral reef; and using fire to learn about the declining giant oak population in North Carolina.