In this episode of SciTech Now, battle of the beetles; solar power to save lives; the wizarding world of coding; and maintaining a clean ocean based economy.
According to a 2017 study by the UN, coral reefs may cease to exist by the end of the century. In an effort to save these vital ecosystems, biologists at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta are growing coral in labs. Our partner Science Friday has the story.
At the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, a group of high school girls are part of a program called the Brown Scholars, which focuses on the intersection of computer and natural sciences. Each year, these students take part in a hackathon, where they work alongside industry professionals to solve challenges.
The Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas has a state-of-the-art ocean simulation lab that tests deep ocean technology.
In this episode of SciTech Now, we explore a Texas state-of-the-art ocean simulation lab; see what the future of space holds; how radium leads to scientific discovery and workers’ rights; and a study to see if black bears and humans can co-exist.
In this episode of SciTech Now, accessing oceans for scientific research; what happens when two black holes collide?; giving medical students a new way to study anatomy; and a look inside Howe Caverns, which may provide insight into how the world began.
Complete with solar panels, GPS and satellite technology, an ocean-going drone named “Blackbeard the Wave Glider” provides oceanographers new opportunities to study the soundscape of the sea.
The Blue Ocean Film Festival works to spread awareness about what lies beneath the ocean. One of the supporters of the festival is aquatic filmmaker and explorer Fabien Cousteau, who shares the story about his Mission 31 project, an underwater adventure in the Florida Keys.