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SciTech Now: Episode 326

Discover the Penn State Herbarium where dead plants gain a new life. Also, learn about acoustic architecture. And see how researchers are tracking pelicans with solar power.

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Discover the science of distilled spirits where a whole host of complex chemical reactions take place in the barrel. See fireflies play follow the leader. A learn about a new one-woman show called “The Climate Monologues.”

 

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Posted on January 23, 2017

Discover the world of sunset forecasts being done by Penn State students. Also, see the science inside the biggest recycling plant in New York city, and the ultimate game of memory.

 

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