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SciTech Now Episode 216

In this episode, the hunt for dark matter ensues 4,850 feet below the ground; Financial Times reporter Gina Chon discusses the depth and implications of cyber security; and thanks to electrodes implanted in her muscles, athlete Jennifer French can compete once again.

Graphene, a one-atom thick layer of carbon

Graphene is a one-atom thick layer of carbon that is 200 times stronger than steel and thinner than a sheet of paper. The Financial Times reports on this element.  Will it change the world?

SciTech Now Episode 209

In this episode of SciTech Now, the largest desalination plant in North America is making Tampa Bay water safer and cleaner; space architecture and engineering expert Madhu Thengavelu discusses building settlements on the Moon and Mars; brain surgery performed while awake helps mitigate symptoms of Parkinson’s disease; and the Financial Times reports on the one-atom […]

SciTech Now Episode 204

In this episode of SciTech Now, go trackside at a Trans Am road race to learn how racers make their cars aerodynamic; Jon Schull, co-founder of e-Nable, discusses how his organization is making low-cost 3-D printed prosthetics available to children around the world; TripExpert co-founder Emily Hughes explains how the site aims to be a definitive statement of the overall quality based on professional reviews, instead of user reviews; the Financial Times investigates whether mass-market sport-related technologies can help mitigate some of the risks associated with contact sports; as the number of social media users continues to grow, some universities have incorporated the communication tool into their curriculum.

Technology for Health Hazards

The Financial Times investigates whether mass-market sport-related technologies can help mitigate some of the risks associated with contact sports.

Building a Supersonic Car

Financial Times reporter Tanya Powley brings us inside the engineering hub of the supersonic car that is gearing up to break the land speed record.

SciTech Now Episode 42

In this episode of SciTech Now, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Forensics Laboratory in Oregon is working to solve crimes in the wild with unique investigative processes; Hari Sreenivasan sits down with American Library Association President Sari Feldman on the state of libraries in the digital age; Steve Brown of Intel discusses the complexities of Moore’s Law; and the Financial Times reporter Tanya Powley brings us inside the engineering hub of the supersonic car that is gearing up to break the land speed record.