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SciTech Now: Episode 301

Penn State scientists are studying turf to improve performance and keep athletes safe. Science Friday looks at a desert phenomenon in Death Valley; how technology and new voting apps are impacting our journey to the polls; how studying craters left by meteors and asteroids can help us understand what killed the dinosaurs; and more!

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SciTech Now

Episode 301

Posted on October 3, 2016

Penn State scientists are studying turf to improve performance and keep athletes safe. Science Friday looks at a desert phenomenon in Death Valley; how technology and new voting apps are impacting our journey to the polls; how studying craters left by meteors and asteroids can help us understand what killed the dinosaurs; and more!

 

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Episode 325

Posted on May 19, 2017

The science behind riding a bike. Making new material from mushrooms. Perfecting photosynthesis.

 

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Episode 324

Posted on May 12, 2017

Discover how scientists are trying to avoid food shortages by applying high tech science to traditional farming. Learn about a company in New York Producing microgrids, a therapy tool for post-traumatic stress, and watch a clip from WPSU’s Managing Risk in a Changing Climate.

 

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