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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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Posted on October 11, 2016

See how scientists at Penn State produce and plan an award winning show that educates an audience and develops future standouts in the world of meteorology; Epidemiologists in North Carolina track the evolution and geographic spread of Zika; Science Friday shares insights about the mysterious octopus; and much more!

 

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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.

 

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Posted on January 18, 2017

On the this episode of SciTech Now, learn more about how scientists are developing 2D materials, and a tool that lets you talk to fireflies, Also, the driverless car dilemma.

 

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