SciTech Now: Episode 322

In this episode of SciTech Now, we visit a Penn State lab that’s working on making batteries last longer, especially for electric vehicles. Also, discover the field of biomedical gerontology in a Google chat with Aubrey de Grey, who’s on a crusade against aging. And discover how technology is being used to make a more accessible world for those who are disabled.

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Posted on August 29, 2017

Discover IVER, an autonomous underwater vehicle being developed by a diverse team of engineers, programmers, and a mathematician at Penn State. Also, take a look at researchers adding robotic arms to wheelchairs with the mobility enhancement robotic wheelchair or MEBot. And learn about how employers are working with colleges to bring more skilled workers into the tech industry.

 

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