veterans

New programs for U.S. veterans with PTS

New programs for post-traumatic stress, or PTS have been developed over the past few years. We visit a sailing camp and other alternative programs that work with U.S. veterans who suffer from PTS and traumatic brain injury.

SciTech Now Epsiode 407

In this episode of SciTech Now, a look into a scientific collaboration between medicine and geoscience; a company growing animal-free leather; a new program for veterans suffering from PTSD; and an academy brings STEM to students.

A veteran is given new hope with a robotic arm

As a part of the PBS documentary film Military Medicine: Beyond the Battlefield, we are introduced to retired army sergeant first class Ramon Padilla. He’s turned his injury into a cutting edge continuation of this service.

SciTech Now Episode 341

In this episode of SciTech Now, from the PBS Documentary film Military Medicine: Beyond the Battlefield, we meet a veteran who is given new hope with a robotic arm; Yael Kiro, at Geochemist at Columbia University is studying the mysteries of the Dead Sea; unlocking the scientific secrets of a rare wood collection; and the […]

Veterans get state-of-the-art treatment

The Center for the Intrepid at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas provides patients with state-of-the-art amputee care, helping them to return to their highest physical, psychological and emotional selves.

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.

SciTech Now Episode 223

We go inside the rapidly expanding aerospace industry; explore virtual reality as possible treatment for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder; meet David Abraham, author of the book “The Elements of Power,” who joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss rare metals and why we’ve come to rely on them; and look at Pando, one of the oldest […]