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Training Animal Behavior

Training wild animals to behave can be a challenging job for Zoo Keepers. We discover how the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, New York, guides animals to keep them safe and comfortable.

SciTech Now Episode 505

In this episode of SciTech Now, we look at how dogs are being trained to sit inside an MRI Scan; see how low cost efficient solar cells can be massed produced; the varying perceptions of Laurel Versus Yanny; and discover the Rosamond Gifford Zoo

Habitat Replication

One challenge zoo’s often face is replicating the natural habitats of their animals from around the world. The Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, New York is using different innovative technologies to help their animals feel at home.

SciTech Now Episode 439

In this episode of SciTech Now, we see what is being done to save the sacred Navajo water; Dave Mosher discusses the world’s most powerful rocket; Bill Nye’s warning for the future of our planet; and the challenges that Zoo’s face in replicating the natural habitat of their animals from around the world.

SciTech Now Episode 410

In this episode of SciTech Now, a look at how one zoo is helping sea turtles from becoming extinct; studying the evolution of animal societies; a story of how scientists turned an accident into an opportunity for innovation; and a lab in Penn State University playing an important role in exploring opportunities in additive manufacturing.

Animals offer hope to cancer patients

The health benefits of having an animal around the house have been well documented. But what about a whole zoo’s worth? Utah’s Hogle Zoo is partnering with the San Diego Zoo to help young cancer patients better process their illness, in hopes that seeing animals heal may aid patients with their own recoveries.