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Drones In The Antarctic

San Diego California researchers are deploying new tools to study the Antarctic’s underwater food web and for the first time they’re using autonomous drones to more safely explore the Antarctic underwater universe.

SciTech Now Episode 308

In this episode of SciTech Now, developing methods to improve cochlear implants; invisibility cloaks may be more than science fiction; how dysphagia patients are recovering quicker, thanks to a new biofeedback machine; how dopamine works in our brains; and an underwater virtual reality game that’s helping patients with multiple sclerosis gain mobility.

An underwater VR game is rehabilitating patients with MS

At the University of Texas at San Antonio, one scientist is combining aquatic physical therapy with virtual reality to help multiple sclerosis patients through an underwater game. Up next, the story of how a pool game called “shark punch” is making a splash.

SciTech Now Episode 235

This week on SciTech Now, each and every one of us has a personal microbial cloud wafting around us — but what is it made of?; marine garbage patches are harming our ecosystem; how a popular video game is helping students engage with a variety of topics; and an underwater robotics program that teaches kids […]

SciTech Now Episode 221

In this episode, a high tech submarine allows for better underwater exploration; an average nose can sense 1,200 flavors; mysterious stains on St. Louis’ Gateway Arch prompt a tricky testing procedure; and the U.S. military is turning to microgrids to keep its power reliable and secure.