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Coffee being filtered into a pot
SciTech Now

Episode 309

Posted on December 19, 2016

The science behind coffee, a guide to childhood imaginary friends, and how elephant genes hold clues for cancer research — see these stories and more on this episode of SciTech Now. Continue »

 

Field of Elk
SciTech Now

Episode 308

Posted on December 12, 2016

By 1867, settlers wiped out the native elk population in Pennsylvania.  Today, the animal is in the midst of an amazing comeback thanks to conservation officers and the science gathered during a limited hunting season.  Other stories include women in science, creating your own invisibility cloak, and virtual reality under water. Continue »

 

Man holding a snowboard standing in front of an airstream trailer covered in decals
SciTech Now

Episode 306

Posted on November 15, 2016

See how a pair of Pennsylvania inventors use geometry and physics to build what they call the most advanced snow boards on the planet. Continue »

 

person sitting in front of 3D printer
SciTech Now

Episode 305

Posted on November 9, 2016

The United States Military is taking a major interest in 3D printing and a lab at Penn State is playing a major role in the progress. Plus, how veterans and scientists are teaming up to put cutting edge prosthetics to the test. Continue »