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Sci-Tech Now

Website: http://scitechnow.org/
Next Airing: Mon, Sep 16th, 2019 at 8:00 PM on UEN-TV

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SciTech Now captures the latest breakthroughs in science, technology and innovation. With anchor Hari Sreenivasan, we check out the hottest gadgets, meet the innovators creating the startups of tomorrow and map out the mysteries of the scientific world.

Episodes:

  • Ev Techs

    We visit one of the first graduating classes of Tesla car technicians who are headed off to the workplace after an intense training course. We take a look at a new object management system that utilizes radio waves. In North Carolina, a regional acoustic bats survey is underway to identify bats, where they’re going, and how they’re doing in urban and rural environments. And we visit incubators spaces across New Jersey continuing to foster New Jersey’s spirit of invention, while also inspiring the next generation of inventors.

    Next Airing: Mon, Sep 16th, 2019 at 8:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:40
    Usage rights: Expires 9/18/2021
  • Toxic Living

    A Texas based startup is looking to leverage the same technology used in fighting cancer to help mitigate invasive Zebra Mussel infestations in bodies of water around the country. Scientist, author, and self-proclaimed science evangelist, Ainissa Ramirez, discusses how scientist Albert Einstein is connected to our G.P.S. Systems. We take a look at the fight against pollution in Detroit, Michigan. And we visit a cybersecurity conference where students learn about the growth of information technology.

    Next Airing: Mon, Sep 23rd, 2019 at 8:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:40
    Usage rights: Expires 9/18/2021
  • Life Saving Tech

    Science reporter, Dave Mosher, joins us to discuss China’s mission to the moon. There is more to a rose than just its beauty. An associate professor at the University of Texas is using the rose as inspiration for a new water filtration device. In the face of a growing mental health crisis among its youth, the state of Utah has created an app that gives students 24/7 help through chats and tip lines. And we find out what scientists are doing to learn more about mudslides and debris flow.

    Next Airing: Mon, Sep 30th, 2019 at 8:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:40
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  • Amazing Tardigrades

    For parents in the U.S. who don’t speak English, their kids often become translators or so-called language brokers. A researcher in Texas is working to understand the effects that language brokering can have on child development. Science reporter, Dave Mosher, discusses robotic lunar exploration. Tardigrades are the most resilient creatures on the Earth; now researchers have identified the genes and proteins that make this resilience possible and hope they can be used to make life saving medicines. And we get a behind the scenes look at a national tech competition.

    Length: 00:26:40
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  • Controls

    We take an in-depth look at Tuvan Throat singing with an ensemble demonstrating both their cultural heritage and vocal mastery. We discuss the promising scientific advancement in the use of artificial lungs with associate professor and biomedical engineer, Keith E. Cook, of Carnegie Mellon University. Meet Zena Carman, one of NASA’s newest astronauts, and discover what it takes to become a space explorer. And we see how conservation programs are faring in Oregon.

    Length: 00:26:40
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  • Like The Real Thing

    We go inside a lab that creates realistic synthetic humans and animals to help medical and veterinary students alike train. Biomedical engineer, Gilda Barabino, talks about diversity in STEM fields. We sit down with professor of science, Avi Loeb, and uncover some of the mysteries about the toughest animal on the planet: Tardigrades. And we visit a reptile club on a mission to educate people about the Timber Rattlesnakes.

    Length: 00:26:41
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  • Preserving & Prevention

    Discover how modern virtual reality technology is preserving the past. Students in New York are among the first in the country to study police body camera footage in the classroom. A research lab at the University of Texas has the potential to revolutionize the pharmaceutical industry. And a biometrics lab is looking into why ACL knee injuries are so high among teen girl athletes and how to help these athletes prevent injuries.

    Length: 00:26:40
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  • Prosthetic Fine Art

    We take a look at the air transportation workforce of tomorrow and the challenges it faces. We learn what it takes to master the job of a prosthetic specialist. And we look at how scientists are using robots to speed up the process of developing new pharmaceutical drugs.

    Length: 00:26:41
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  • Sky & Sea

    As the popularity of drones grows, safety precautions are becoming more important and one company is looking at how to monitor drone usage. We discuss NASA’s New Horizons probe and its unprecedented mission. We take a look at how citizen science is helping the study of Sand Tiger Sharks off the east coast of the U.S. And we visit Firefly Aerospace, a startup in Texas, that’s working to send small launch vehicles to space.

    Length: 00:26:40
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  • Tech & Refugees

    See how epidemiologists in North Carolina are tracking the spread of the Zika virus, from its beginnings in Africa in 1947 to today. Ben Fox Rubin, CNET senior writer, sits down with Hari and shares how technology and social media are influencing refugees. Discover how octopi taste with their suction cups and many other interesting facts about these curious creatures. And we visit a tech center in San Antonio, Texas created especially for teens.

    Length: 00:26:41
    Usage rights: Expires 10/1/2020

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