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SciTech Now: Episode 303

Come for the bugs, stay for the science.  SciTech Now takes you to the Penn State Great Insect Fair.  Find out why some scientists call insects the key to developing a sustainable food source for a growing population.

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Episode 335

Posted on August 29, 2017

In this episode, discover the world of sonification where Penn State Professor turns data into sound to gain new insights. Also, learn what scientists are doing to find new habitats for Vaux’s swifts, take a look at Darwin’s unseen manuscripts, and more!

 

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Episode 322

Posted on May 5, 2017

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.

 

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Episode 313

Posted on February 3, 2017

Long forgotten, a wood collection at Penn State is getting a second look. Now, one professor is dedicating his time to organizing it and unlocking its secrets to help advance science. Plus, as the climate changes, the outcome for winter sports is unclear. That’s where fat bikes come in.

 

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