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SciTech Now: Episode 317

Local ski slopes need to make snow to survive but you need more than cold air and water to keep the mountains white.  SciTech Now takes a look at the atmospheric conditions needed to produce the best powder. Plus the science behind spicy foods.

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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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Posted on March 24, 2017

Meet a woman with a hacker mentality who wants more people to learn the international language of math. Also, a Penn State professor and entrepreneur with a vision of a wireless world using both science and art, and more.

 

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Posted on May 19, 2017

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