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The Programmers Of The Future

Students at Canyon High School in California, are introducing computer science and engineering to students at a younger age, giving them real world experience but also allowing their creativity to shine. This segment is part of American Graduate: Getting to work, a public media initiative made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting.

Girls That Code

An organization in Austin, Texas, is providing a space for girls to learn how to code, “code girls” is teaching skills needed for a future in tech. This segment is part of American graduate: getting to work, a public media initiative made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting.

The Alamo through Virtual Reality

One of the top tourist destinations in San Antonio, Texas is the site of the historic battle of the Alamo. Now with the help of virtual reality, visitors can experience the legendary siege of the Alamo like never before.

The Race to find an Ebola Vaccine

The West Africa Ebola Epidemic of 2014 was the most widespread outbreak in the disease’s history. While Today doctors are better equipped at containing the spread of this Virus, there is a lot more work to be done in order to prevent future epidemics.  We visit the Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas […]

Detecting Fake IDs

Dr. Dawn Weatherford, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas is studying the accuracy of detecting fake ID’s in the hope of improving employee training for the transportation security administration, or TSA, and the United States border patrol.

The Data behind our changing climate

In this segment, we visit the University of the Incarnate Word in Alamo Heights, Texas, where assistant professor of Meteorology, Gerald Mulvey, introduces us to a variety of instruments used to survey the climate’s past and present.

Pumping impacts to Devils River

A geoscience team from the Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas, is using computer modeling in an effort to understand how surface water and groundwater interact.

SciTech Now Episode 228

We explore the warming Arctic through its bird population, learn how snowflakes form and why they have 6 sides, check out state-of-the-art care for our wounded veterans at the Center for the Intrepid at Fort Sam Houston in Texas, and see how drones are modernizing the farming industry.

Geekdom, a catalyst for startups and apps

Geekdom is the largest single-location collaborative workspace in the country. Now in its fifth year, this San Antonio, Texas incubator is educating and attracting young talent while serving as a catalyst for new startups and apps.