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SciTech Now Episode 526

In this episode of SciTech Now, a GPS for your body that detect diseases; understanding how the brain processes information; a look at today’s hackers; and a group on a mission to beautify freeways in Texas.

V-R Meets The E-R

V-R meets the E-R, Virtual Reality is no longer just for video games. The Medical Industry is utilizing the Technology to teach students how to react during health emergencies. Let’s see how researchers at the University of Texas at San Antonio are using the V-R System.  

Tiny Coders

Code to the Future is a nationwide program that’s taking the initiative to provide students with the tools to integrate computer science and coding in the classroom. Take a look at how this initiative is preparing students for the future of tomorrow. This segment is part of American Graduate, getting to work. A Public Media […]

Decoding Nasa’s Message To Extraterrestial Life In Space

Ainissa Ramirez is a scientist author and self-proclaimed science evangelists she is the creator of a podcast series called Science Underground she joins Hari Sreenivasan now to discuss how to decode the NASA Time Capsule of Earth from 1977 called the Golden Record.

3-D Printing Tackles Cancer

Researchers at the University of Texas at San Antonio are developing tiny injectable three dimensional printed devices to deliver medicine to cancerous tumors inside the human body. Let’s take a behind the scenes look at how these devices are conceptualized in the lab.

SciTech Now Episode 520

In this episode of SciTech Now, Tiny injectable devices fighting cancer; decoding NASA’s time capsule; Drones exploring the Antarctic; and tools to learn coding.

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 Episode 517

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.

Saving The American Chestnut

Chestnut trees are in danger due to an Exotic Fungus that entered this country over 100 years ago. With 4 billion trees being wiped out from this invasive fungus, Researchers are now using technology to keep this tree species alive.

What Lies Beneath?

Rainwater containing pollutants, waste and motor oil are flowing into ponds across the country. As a result, thick algae grows at the bottom of these ponds creating environmental issues. In this segment, we visit some Researchers in North Carolina who are searching for a solution to this common problem.