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Croatan Forest

Years of timber harvesting and urbanization has devastated this North Carolina Forest. Now the US forest service is working to restore the Forest Ecosystem by actually setting fire to the land.

SciTech Now Episode 515

In this episode of SciTech Now, finding true darkness; securing 3D printed products; the reclassification of Planets; and restoring the Forest’s ecosystem.

The evolution of the chainsaw

In the forests of the Northwestern United States, one technological innovation has greatly impacted the logging industry: the chainsaw. Up next, our environmental reporting partner Earthfix looks at how this mechanical tool evolved to transform the timber industry.

SciTech Now Episode 344

In this episode of SciTech Now, a look into a technological innovation that has evolved to transform the timber industry; Science Reporter Dave Mosher speaks about his experience inside a nuclear reactor; a regenerative medicine repairs damaged tissues and organs; and an architect’s plans to re-envision the future of the Houston Astrodome.