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SciTech Now Episode 321

In this episode of SciTech Now, a wheelchair that allows dancers with disabilities to move in new directions; the online platform, IssueVoter uses tech to promote civic engagement; a biotech company creates spider silk; and the science behind making beer.

A chair fit for dancing

For dancers with disabilities, traditional wheelchair designs can limit mobility and artistic expression. Science Friday brings us the story of a choreographer who was inspired to create a smart-power wheelchair enabling dancers to move in new direction.