wood

Unlocking the scientific secrets of wood

A wood collection doesn’t sound very exciting. In fact, student and faculty at Pennsylvania State University ignored a rare collection of wood for more than forty years. But now one professor is dedicating his time to organizing it and unlocking its scientific secrets.

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 […]