natural disasters

Solar Power To Save Lives

Natural disasters like hurricanes Maria and Michael have notably increased in recent years and left behind great devastation. A group of science and math professors and students have teamed up to play their part in helping towns and cities recover using improved solar power technology. This group has helped rebuild schools, provide natural regenerative power […]

SciTech Now 506

In this episode of SciTech Now, we look at a camouflaging Squid; research magnetic fields in rocks; go inside an operation for brain surgery; and predict weather patterns and disasters.

Innovation in humanitarian relief

In the wake of natural disasters and acts of terror, several tech companies are making an effort to improve traditional responses effort. Brian Hecht, our resident serial entrepreneur, and advisor to many startups and digital teams including our own joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the innovation in humanitarian relief.