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Scientists and soldiers saving songbirds

Human activity has encroached on natural habitats in many places around the world but just outside of Tacoma, Washington, two species are finding ways to live and work together. Soldiers at the Joint Base Lewis-Mcchord are working with conservation biologists to share their training site with a small population of endangered songbirds.

SciTech Now Episode 338

In this episode of SciTech Now, scientists and soldiers save songbirds in Tacoma, Washington; a NY Times Columnist gives readers a closer look into the lives of scientists; invertebrates as climate change indicators; and examining bones.

Scientists and soldiers saving songbirds

Human activity has encroached on natural habitats in many places around the world but just outside of Tacoma, Washington, two species are finding ways to live and work together. Soldiers at the Joint Base Lewis-Mcchord are working with conservation biologists to share their training site with a small population of endangered songbirds.

From soldiers to surgeons, VR is an important training tool

The technology used to create virtual worlds and environments has advanced rapidly in the past few years. Today the engineers at “Serious Simulations” in Orlando, Florida are using virtual experience to assist in real-world training. From soldiers to surgeons, virtual simulations are becoming a common teaching tool.

SciTech Now Episode 307

In this episode of SciTech Now, Kenneth Catania of Vanderbilt University studies the curious behaviors of electric eels; learn how lightbulbs can change our daily lives; Meet Dr. Aziz Sancar, winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in chemistry; and engineers in Orlando, Florida, are using VR technology to give soldiers real-world training.