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SciTech Now: Episode 334

Discover IVER, an autonomous underwater vehicle being developed by a diverse team of engineers, programmers, and a mathematician at Penn State. Also, take a look at researchers adding robotic arms to wheelchairs with the mobility enhancement robotic wheelchair or MEBot. And learn about how employers are working with colleges to bring more skilled workers into the tech industry.

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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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