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SciTech Now: Episode 324

Discover how scientists are trying to avoid food shortages by applying high tech science to traditional farming. Also, one company in Brooklyn, New York is working to create energy microgrids that would radically change the way energy is bought and sold. Learn about a therapy tool for post-traumatic stress. And watch a clip from WPSU’s Managing Risk in a Changing Climate, a documentary that examines the impact of human intervention in a region already feeling the effects of a warming planet.

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