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Moving Beyond Gravity

Imagine embarking on a journey to space as an Astronaut. Now you can do just that on a 4-D Virtual reality Journey at the Samsung flagship store in New York City. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, Samsung has partnered with NASA, to showcase stem education and the important role […]

Brain Surgery Utilizes 3D Imaging

A new technological advancement in brain surgery comes to Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City.  Reporter Maddie Orton takes us into the operating room to see how one surgeon utilizes 3D imaging and augmented reality.  A warning, this story contains graphic images of the surgery process. Funding for this segment was provided by Levin Capital […]

Invasive Algae Blooms

In the middle of the Arabian Sea Algae Blooms are taking over the base of the food chain which could prove catastrophic for 120 million people living on the sea’s edge. Joaquim Goes, Research Professor at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in New York City joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss this growing problem.

The evolution of the legendary New York City rat

For the past four years, researchers have been trapping rats and extracting their DNA to learn more about their evolutionary origins and their interactions with urban environments. Dr. Munshi- South joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the rats of New York City.

SciTech Now Episode 401

In this episode of SciTech Now, a look into a culinary quest to make 3D-printed food a reality; the evolution of the legendary New York City rat; a breakthrough telescope that may lead to galactic discoveries; and sculptures that are both mesmerizing and mathematical.      

The evolution of the legendary New York City rat

For the past four years, researchers have been trapping rats and extracting their DNA to learn more about their evolutionary origins and their interactions with urban environments. Dr. Munshi- South joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the rats of New York City.

Mapping the sounds of New York City

From construction workers drilling to sirens blazing, there is seemingly no escape from the cacophony of New York City streets. But now researchers from New York University and Ohio University are teaming up to curb these urban irritants with an initiative they’re calling “Sounds of New York City.” Lead Investigator Juan Pablo Bello joins Hari […]

SciTech Now Episode 330

In this episode of SciTech Now, detecting life on one of Jupiter’s moons as the presence of ice an oxygen has hypothesized extraterrestrial life; mapping the sounds of New York City; researcher Caren Cooper speaks about how ordinary people are changing the face of discovery; and a breakthrough discovery of the Aspirin of the future.

What is biodesign?

An air purifier made of spider webs, a toilet insert that captures estrogen and a cactus-like water harvester; these are just a few of the projects presented at the first bio-design challenge in New York City. Science Friday has the story.

SciTech Now Episode 304

In this episode of SciTech Now, the first biodesign event in New York City; Caleb Scharf explores the possibility of life on other planets; cyborg rights activist Neil Harbisson talks about the present and future of human augmentation; and a San Antonio youth program brings kids and code together.