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Keeping Up With Innovations in Healthcare

The Next Generation of healthcare professionals will be under more pressure than ever to keep up with the latest technology in Health Sciences. At the same time, continued innovation in healthcare is also in demand. One organization in Tampa, Florida is meeting these challenges. 

Improving Medical Technology

The next generation of health care professionals will be under more pressure than ever to keep up with the latest technology in health sciences. At the same time continued innovation in health care is also in demand. One organization in Tampa, Florida is meeting these challenges.

SciTech Now Episode 310

In this episode of SciTech Now, scientists are discovering ways to use 3D printed tissue in organ transplants; Joey Stein has invented a device to communicate with fireflies; Professor of Philosophy Shannon Vallor discusses the ethical issues behind driverless cars; and how officials, scientists, and politicians are working together to fight the Zika virus in […]

Designing prosthetics for veterans

Advancements in medical technology have meant fewer deaths and more solutions for debilitating injuries in the military. Learn how the orthotics and prosthetics lab at Saint Petersburg College in Florida is working with veterans to provide mobility in ways not thought possible just a few years ago.

Solar power at the racetrack

The famous Daytona International Speedway in Florida is home to more than 7,000 solar panels, creating energy for the community and an educational opportunity for people to learn about clean, solar power.

A community center for scientists

We take a step inside the Suncoast Science Center in the Sarasota, Florida area, designed for both children and tech savvy adults. The center provides access to unique tools used by engineers, designers and scientists, fostering a community where creativity and science merge.

Algae threatening Florida waterways

More than 600 manatees migrate to Florida’s Crystal River every winter, but over the last few decades unwanted algae has invaded this idyllic waterway. If left unchecked, the invasive species could threaten this beloved sea creature’s essential safe haven.

SciTech Now Episode 227

We explore farming on an urban rooftop; Peter deMenocal, director of Columbia University’s Center for Climate and Life, explains the climate innovation gap; unwanted algae is threatening Florida waterways; and a robotic surgical system makes precise surgery faster and easier.

Invasive species threaten Florida’s ecosystem

Invasive species come in many forms and make for a complex and difficult problem. Mitigating the damage isn’t easy, but scientists are finding that it is achievable when everyone does their part.

SciTech Now Episode 214

Invasive species threaten Florida’s ecosystem; professor Madhu Thangavelu discusses the future of collaborative robotics; serial entrepreneur Brian Hecht explains how emerging job search engines are altering the employment marketplace; planetary physicist Phil Metzger looks into the future of Mars exploration; and we go behind the scenes at the AMNH.