innovation

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 509

In this episode of SciTech Now, explore the chemistry of cider; how squiggly lines may replace passwords; a look at how one classroom is using VR googles and flight simulators for learning; and keeping up with the innovations of healthcare.

Menlo Park’s legendary inventor, Thomas Edison

Historic inventor Thomas Edison earned the nickname “The Wizard of Menlo Park,” a nod to the seeming magic of his innovations, and the New Jersey town where he developed them. Reporter Lauren Wanko takes us inside the Thomas Edison Center in Menlo Park for a closer look at the famed creator and his work.

SciTech Now Episode 233

In this episode of SciTech Now, an experimental drug trial that may provide insight into early onset Alzheimer’s; how robot teachers are creating new ways of learning; how and why we associate words with shapes; and detectives in Washington state are trying to take down poachers, who are illegally selling shellfish on the black market.

Tour a vast collection of early medical devices

For more than 30 years, Steve Erenberg has collected early scientific and medical objects and instruments. Erenberg’s store and museum in Peekskill, New York, is packed with Victorian medical masks, surreal anatomical models and long forgotten devices.

Can a robot revolutionize the hotel industry?

If 19-year-old Micah Green gets his way, his new housekeeping robot will be on the market by 2017. Maidbot is still a prototype, but the young inventor from upstate New York hopes it will help hotel staff make beds and vacuum floors.

NYC neighborhoods go online

Jeff Merritt, Director of Innovation in the Mayor’s Office of Technology and Innovation in New York City, explains how geodomains are helping the city gather local data and information.