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SciTech Now

Grade Levels: 6 - 12
Core Subject(s): Science
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Episodes:

  • SciTech Now: 2 Minutes (Closer) To Midnight

    We see how one community in Central Florida is working to better cohabitate with the area’s black bear population. Climate scientist Richard Somerville comments on the Doomsday Clock and how the state of climate science has moved it one more minute closer to midnight. Associate Director at the Gruss Magnetic Resonance Research Center at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Michael Lipton, joins us to discuss the use of advanced imaging techniques in concussion research. And how the unique instrument, the Theremin, uses bioelectric magnetic fields to create sound.

    Length: 00:26:41
  • SciTech Now: 3D Printing Expo (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now we visit the world of 3D printing at the Inside 3D Printing Conference and Design Expo in New York City.

    Length: 00:04:39
  • SciTech Now: 3D Printing (Segment)

    This clip from "SciTech Now" explains how engineering and art are not so different and how 3D printing is becoming available to the general public.

    Length: 00:04:14
  • SciTech Now: 3D Printing with Teachers (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" the Department of Defense is training teachers to use 3D printers to improve STEM education.

    Length: 00:02:34
  • SciTech Now: Adam Feinberg (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, Professor Adam Feinberg of Carnegie Mellon University is raising the bar by constructing soft tissue such as arteries with a consumer grade 3-D printer.

    Length: 00:04:35
  • SciTech Now: Adult Harness Cafe (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we visit a unique café on the University of Central Florida’s campus, The Adult Harness Café.

    Length: 00:02:01
  • SciTech Now: A Helping Hand

    We go behind the scenes of Trans Am racing to learn what makes race cars aerodynamic. Jon Schull, the co-founder of e-Nable, joins us to discuss how 3D printer technology is transforming the lives of children born with a hand or arm abnormality. We see what new technologies companies are developing to mitigate some of the risks associated with contact sports. And learn how social media is becoming an integral part of university curriculum.

    Length: 00:26:07
  • SciTech Now: A.I.

    We take a look at harmful algal blooms in Lake Eerie and how some farmers are taking new steps to reduce algae causing run-off. Richard Waters of the Financial Times shares his thoughts on the future of artificial intelligence. New York Times reporter Natasha Singer discusses data mining and how companies use that data to their advantage. And a professional drift racer uses food waste as a cleaner, more environmentally friendly fuel alternative to petroleum.

    Length: 00:26:35
  • SciTech Now: Ainissa Ramirez Taste (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we chat with scientist evangelist Ainissa Ramirez about how taste isn’t all just in your mouth, but in your nose as well.

    Length: 00:04:13
  • SciTech Now: Air Potato (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we see how wildlife managers are fighting back against a tenacious vine called air potato.

    Length: 00:04:18
  • SciTech Now: Aisle411 (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we talk with Nathan Pettyjohn, the founder and CEO of mapping company Aisle411.

    Length: 00:03:01
  • SciTech Now: Alan Alda & Einstein (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," Alan Alda and physicist Brian Greene discuss Einstein's Theory of Relativity at the 2014 World Science Festival.

    Length: 00:05:06
  • SciTech Now: Algae & Atlantis

    Ever wonder how sex evolved on a cellular level? Scientists in St. Louis are answering this using algae to trace the origins of sex. We check out the new home for the decommissioned space shuttle Atlantis in Orlando, Florida. CEO and co-founder of deCervo, Jason Sherwin, talks with us about the use of neuroimaging in sports and how it’s helping determine when to swing a baseball bat. And we dive into mobile security research and what is being developed to keep us safe from hackers.

    Length: 00:26:33
  • SciTech Now: Algae Bloom (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," farmers are taking new steps to reduce run-off that's causeing harmful algal blooms in Lake Eerie.

    Length: 00:04:25
  • SciTech Now: Algae (Segment)

    Ever wonder how sex evolved on a cellular level? In this clip from SciTech Now, scientists in St. Louis are answering that question by using algae to trace the origins of sex.

    Length: 00:04:35
  • SciTech Now: Alyssa Carson (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," young astronaut in training, Alyssa Carson, talks to us about how she will get to Mars one day soon.

    Length: 00:05:40
  • SciTech Now: Alzheimers Study (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, an experimental drug trial may provide insight for those with early onset Alzheimers.

    Length: 00:05:04
  • SciTech Now: American Library Association (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, the president of the American Library Association, Sari Feldman, discusses the state of libraries in the digital age.

    Length: 00:03:50
  • SciTech Now: Amy Webb Hangout (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" Amy Webb, digital futurist and founder & CEO of Webbmedia Group discusses the possible future of our digital devices.

    Length: 00:07:05
  • SciTech Now: Andros Coral Reef (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" we take an underwater adventure to one of the largest barrier reefs in the world.

    Length: 00:05:50
  • SciTech Now: Animal Misfits (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we get an exclusive look at PBS NATURE's recent documentary on animal misfits in the wild.

    Length: 00:06:12
  • SciTech Now: Antarctica Missile (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we get an inside look at the new and innovative technology developed by scientists out of Rutgers University. This new technology allows for new exploration of Antarctica and its inhabitants.

    Length: 00:03:23
  • SciTech Now: Antibullying App (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we meet a New Jersey parent who has created an app to anonymously report bullying, hoping to prevent cyber-attacks among young people.

    Length: 00:02:55
  • SciTech Now: Ants and Slime (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, discover how ants and slime mold might help us understand collective human behavior.

    Length: 00:05:47
  • SciTech Now: A Precious Resource

    Jeremy Quittner of Inc. Magazine talks to us about the future of online and mobile payments. We take a look at an excerpt from the Red Sky Productions documentary “Chattahoochee: From Water War to Water Vision” on the state of water as a resource, and what the future holds for its availability. Eric Colson, Chief Algorithms Officer at Stitch Fix, discusses how big data is transforming the way women shop. And we go inside the Cradle of Aviation Museum and Education Center and all it’s doing to get kids excited about STEM education and careers.

    Length: 00:26:36
  • SciTech Now: Aquaponics (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, an aquaponics farm in Florida is revolutionizing the way we grow food sustainably, using fish and soilless plant farming.

    Length: 00:06:39
  • SciTech Now: Ari Juels (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" we discuss cyber security with Professor Ari Juels.

    Length: 00:04:47
  • SciTech Now: Armored Skin

    Discover how shark skin could be the key to the spread of harmful bacteria inside hospitals. We check out how New York neighborhoods are going digital with informative websites. iCPooch is an innovative device that allows you to virtually connect with your dog while you?re away. And researchers find a connection between a child?s socioeconomic status and the surface area of the brain.

    Length: 00:26:40
  • SciTech Now: Artificial Intelligence (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," Richard Waters of the Financial Times discussed the future of AI.

    Length: 00:07:56
  • SciTech Now: ARTsySTEM

    A disease called White-Nose Syndrome has been killing bats all over the United States, and researchers in Michigan are looking into ways to save the bats and their ecosystem. Author Ainissa Ramirez discusses her book Newton’s Football and how she’s trying to make science “cool” again. Tech columnist Geoffery Fowler shares what new delivery apps are emerging. And we look at an exhibit at Utah State University that aims to combine art with science education.

    Length: 00:26:41
  • SciTech Now: Ask a Geologist (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," geologist Christine McCarthy shares what's inside the earth.

    Length: 00:01:34
  • SciTech Now: Ask a Scientist - Microbiome (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" scientist Jack Gilbert answers questions about the human microbiome.

    Length: 00:02:15
  • SciTech Now: Atlantic Coast Leopard (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" a new species of frog with a very dstinct sound has been discovered in New Jersey.

    Length: 00:02:46
  • SciTech Now: Atlantis (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we check out the new home for the decommissioned space shuttle Atlantis in Orlando, Florida.

    Length: 00:04:51
  • SciTech Now: Atlantis Shuttle (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we jump on the Atlantis space shuttle as we take a look back at it’s 33 missions and the 30-year history of the NASA Space Shuttle Program.

    Length: 00:07:13
  • SciTech Now: Atom Plasma

    We take an inside look at the American Museum of Natural History’s exhibit, Nature’s Fury, which is helping visitors better understand natural disasters. Techonomy President Josh Kampel discusses the business of technology. SLAC physicists explain how particle accelerators work. And we talk to the 2014 Carl Sagan Medal recipient Brother Guy Consolmagno about his work at the Vatican Observatory and the intersection between science and religion.

    Length: 00:26:35
  • SciTech Now: Autism Brain (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, a network of research institutions is working to give scientists access to human brain tissue in order to better understand autism.

    Length: 00:02:02
  • SciTech Now: Bald Eagles (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" reporter Lauren Wanko discovers the surprisingly large population of bald eagels in New Jersey, and how scientists are helping to save them from extinction.

    Length: 00:03:00
  • SciTech Now: Barbed Wire (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, join wildlife volunteers in Oregon as they set out into the desert to remove barbed wire and fencing from a future nature preserve.

    Length: 00:04:43
  • SciTech Now: Baseball Science (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, CEO and co-founder of deCervo, Jason Sherwin, talks with us about the use of neuroimaging in sports and how it’s helping determine when to swing a baseball bat.

    Length: 00:05:28
  • SciTech Now: Beamlines

    Tour the U.S. Department of Energy’s newest particle accelerator, NSLS-II, and take a peek at the advanced science and technology behind it. The World Science Festival shares a presentation on synesthesia, the blending of senses, and shows how it affects a small percentage of the population with a special performance. Digital futurist, founder, and CEO of Webbmedia Group, Amy Webb, informs us about digital exhaust and how soon, no one may be anonymous. And we discover the surprisingly large population of bald eagles in New Jersey, and how scientists are helping to save them from extinction.

    Length: 00:26:27
  • SciTech Now: Beluga Whales (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we take a dip to see how the Beluga whale population in the St. Lawrence River estuary and the Great Lakes watershed are a good reflection of the health of the ecosystem.

    Length: 00:03:55
  • SciTech Now: Biltmore Mansion (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we travel to the Biltmore Estate where we discover how it’s incorporating the technology of the day and how sustainable the famed Estate really is.

    Length: 00:04:20
  • SciTech Now: Biochar (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we take a look at how farming companies today are using a carbon rich material to enhance soils or purify polluted waste water.

    Length: 00:07:11
  • SciTech Now: Biodiversity (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," scientist Shahid Naeem discusses what biodiversity is.

    Length: 00:01:59
  • SciTech Now: BioDome (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, a New Jersey high school is revolutionizing the study of biology with the BioDome: a home for plants and animals.

    Length: 00:01:55
  • SciTech Now: Biology & Robotics (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we see how the worlds of biology and robotics are coming together in the healthcare field.

    Length: 00:05:49
  • SciTech Now: Bionic

    In this episode of SciTech Now, learn how oil companies are working to reduce waste. Kay Koplovitz, the CEO of Springboard Enterprises, tells us how women and their innovations are taking the world by storm. We see how the Center for Autism is targeting the core cause of Autism and providing therapy and support for those with the disorder. And we see how the worlds of biology and robotics are coming together in the healthcare field.

    Length: 00:26:39
  • SciTech Now: Birds & Dinosaurs (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," the “Dinosaur Whisperer,” Dustin Growick, explains the shared characteristics between birds and dinosaurs.

    Length: 00:02:51
  • SciTech Now: BitShift (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," startup BitShift is discussed.

    Length: 00:01:23
  • SciTech Now: Blackbeard (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, explore the depths of the ocean with an underwater drone named Blackbeard. Blackbeard looks at oceanic conditions and studies the soundscape of the sea with the help of some high tech gadgets.

    Length: 00:05:30
  • SciTech Now: Black Hole Energy (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we discuss black holes and the energy they produce with Stanford University’s Adam Brown.

    Length: 00:07:49
  • SciTech Now: Black Holes Collide (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, physicist and author of “Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space,” Janna Levin, sits down with us and shares what happens when two black holes collide.

    Length: 00:06:11
  • SciTech Now: Black Market Sturgeon

    In this episode of SciTech Now, wildlife cops on the Columbia River work hard to stop poachers from catching and killing valuable sturgeon. We go inside the lab of a group of Central Florida engineers who are building a flight simulator to help pilots obtain their flying license. MIT professor Manolis Kellis discusses the importance of mapping the human epigenome. And an expert at the American Museum of Natural History explains dark energy.

    Length: 00:26:41
  • SciTech Now: Blast from the Plaque

    Being unfamiliar with medical terms can make a trip to the doctor a bit confusing for patients. Educators and doctors in Southern California are working on better patient/doctor communication by studying the importance of clear communication. We chat with Christina Warriner, an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Oklahoma, about what dental plaque can tell us about our ancestors. Environmental consultant Jeffrey Morris shares some of the best ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle. And we see how the SMART program is helping make health professions more diverse and equal.

    Length: 00:26:41
  • SciTech Now: Blended Learning (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, Education reporter Nichole Dobo stops by to explain blended learning and how it’s helping students.

    Length: 00:03:48
  • SciTech Now: Blexting

    To help turn the city around, Detroit is finding innovative technology solutions, such as “blexting,” to save its neighborhoods from urban blight. Serial entrepreneur Brian Hecht discusses fitness apps and the future of health. Young astronaut in training, Alyssa Carson, tells us how she is going to get to Mars one day and we go inside one museum that is bringing science to life for students.

    Length: 00:26:36
  • SciTech Now: Blue Ocean Film Festival (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we're invited to attend the Blue Ocean Film Festival and see how the films it features brings awareness to the public about our precious oceans.

    Length: 00:07:27
  • SciTech Now: Bombardier Beetle (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now Eric Arndt of MIT discussed the unique ability of the Bombardier Beetle.

    Length: 00:05:21
  • SciTech Now: Bots (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, serial entrepreneur, Brian Hecht, sits down and explains how bots contribute to our everyday lives.

    Length: 00:04:15
  • SciTech Now: Bouba Kiki (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, studies have shown that certain people associate words with shapes, we find out what makes a word seem round or spiky.

    Length: 00:04:07
  • SciTech Now: Brain Income (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, researchers find a connection between a child’s socioeconomic status and the surface area of the brain.

    Length: 00:02:28
  • SciTech Now: Brain Surgery (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, a medical team performs brain surgeries while patients are awake to help mitigate the symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease.

    Length: 00:03:13
  • SciTech Now: Breaking the Code

    In this episode of SciTech Now programmers and entrepreneurs discuss the current status of women in the tech industry and the existing gender gap. Brian Hecht comments on the growing industry of food tech. Yosef Abramawitz shares his research on global electricity and solar power. And the “Dinosaur Whisperer,” Dustin Growick of Museum Hack explores what makes a dinosaur a dinosaur.

    Length: 00:26:20
  • SciTech Now: Brian Hecht (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" we discuss start-up companies with entrepreneur Brian Hecht.

    Length: 00:06:37
  • SciTech Now: Brick Layer Machine (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we visit Construction Robotics, a company in New York that has developed a robot to increase the productivity of brick laying.

    Length: 00:06:04
  • SciTech Now: Bridget Carey (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" Senior Editor at CNET.com, Bridget Carey, discusses the current state of social media.

    Length: 00:05:50
  • SciTech Now: Brother Guy Consolmagno (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," 2014 Carl Sagan Medal recipient Brother Guy Consolmagno discusses his work at the Vatican Observatory, and the intersection between science and religion.

    Length: 00:04:16
  • SciTech Now: Cache Makers (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" we visit Cache Makers of Utah, a STEM-focused after school club for kids.

    Length: 00:04:03
  • SciTech Now: Cancer Communication (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, being unfamiliar with medical terms can make a trip to the doctor a bit confusing for patients. Educators and doctors in Southern California are working on better patient/doctor communication by studying the importance of clear communication.

    Length: 00:03:50
  • SciTech Now: Cancer Goggles (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" we see how researchers at a St. Louis hospital have been working to develop high-tech goggles that can easily detect cancer cells during surgery.

    Length: 00:05:10
  • SciTech Now: C-BASS (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we dive down deep with the C-Bass, an underwater camera that's helping pioneer a new method of tracking fish populations.

    Length: 00:07:11
  • SciTech Now: Center for Autism (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we see how the Center for Autism is targeting the core cause of Autism and providing therapy and support for those with the disorder.

    Length: 00:04:58
  • SciTech Now: Chattahoochee Unplugged (Segment)

    This clip from "SciTech Now" is an excerpt from the Red Sky documentary about the construction of the white water rapids run on the Chattahoochee river in Columbus, Georgia.

    Length: 00:05:33
  • SciTech Now: Chattahoochee: Water Vision (Segment)

    This clip from "SciTech Now" is an excerpt from the Red Sky Productions documentary "Chattahoochee: From Water War to Water Vision" on the state of water as a resource.

    Length: 00:05:30
  • SciTech Now: Chirp App (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, Adam Obeng of Columbia University shares his new app, Chirp.

    Length: 00:01:32
  • SciTech Now: Christine McCarthy (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," geologist Christine McCarthy discusses the STEM focused organization, Science Cheerleaders.

    Length: 00:06:28
  • SciTech Now: City Domains (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we check out how New York neighborhoods are going digital with informative websites.

    Length: 00:06:22
  • SciTech Now: Climate Gap (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, Director of Columbia University’s Center for Climate and Life, Peter de Menocal, sits down to explain the climate innovation gap.

    Length: 00:05:22
  • SciTech Now: Climate Questions

    Urban farms are cropping up in many U.S. cities as a different and innovative way to increase access to health food and biodiversity. We visit a St. Louis, Missouri farm that has taken urban farming to a new level. Director of Columbia University’s Center for Climate and Life, Peter de Menocal, sits down to explain the climate innovation gap. Florida’s Crystal River is being choked by unwanted algae that has invaded the waterway. We join researchers as they work to reverse the damage that has been done to this once crystal clear waterway. And we investigate a new robotic surgical system that makes precise surgery faster and easier.

    Length: 00:26:41
  • SciTech Now: Cloaking

    In this edition of SciTech Now, see how scientists determine the viability of plant life in space. Take a look at the growing popularity of eSports with journalist Rod Breslau. John Howell of the University of Rochester discusses the science behind invisibility and what it would take to create Omni directional cloaking devices. And a New Jersey water treatment plant is reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by turning waste into energy.

    Length: 00:26:38
  • SciTech Now: Code for America (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we talk with Code for America's Project Director, Cyd Harrell.

    Length: 00:07:57
  • SciTech Now: Cold Spring Harbor Labs (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now we explore the rich history of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory on Long Island.

    Length: 00:06:40
  • SciTech Now: Columbia Brain (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we see how professionals at Columbia University strive to uncover the vast mysteries of the human brain in an effort to find better treatments for neurological diseases.

    Length: 00:04:34
  • SciTech Now: Companions (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, Science Friday's video producer, Luke Groskin, expands on a study looking at children and their imaginary companions.

    Length: 00:04:28
  • SciTech Now: Constructing the Future

    An excerpt from the Red Sky documentary addresses the construction of the white water rapids run on the Chattahoochee River in Columbus, Georgia. We have a Google Hangout with Jon Habif and Zac Dutton of Raytheon BBN Technologies on quantum computing. Professor Alex McDowell from the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts discusses the possible future of film. And two companies in New York are trying to help children learn how to code and create their own games.

    Length: 00:26:36
  • SciTech Now: Controlled Burn

    Ecologists in Washington State are collaborating to combat wild fires from becoming even more common with unexpected methods. Dr. Wendy Chung, the Principal Investigator at the Simons Variation Project, shares her research and the role genetics plays in the autism spectrum disorder. We get a look at new, innovative technology developed by scientists out of Rutgers University that allows for new exploration of Antarctica and its inhabitants. And the curator of the Department of Astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History explains how you can hear the echoes of the Big Bang right here on Earth.

    Length: 00:25:28
  • SciTech Now: Coolest Dude Alive (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" American Museum of Natural History's "Coolest Dude Alive" Mark Norell discusses paleontology.

    Length: 00:05:49
  • SciTech Now: Coral Reef Restoration (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," coral reefs are at risk in some waters, but researchers in Florida are working to encourage faster growth, thus potentially saving the diverse ecosystems.

    Length: 00:05:29
  • SciTech Now: Corvus

    What will replace the Hubble Space Telescope when it is retired around the year 2020? We get an inside look at what scientists are working on when it comes to building a new telescope. Researchers at the University of Washington are looking into the unique behavior of live crows when they see the body of a dead crow. Geologist Christine McCarthy discusses the STEM focused organization, Science Cheerleaders. And experts at the American Museum of Natural History share the history of the dinosaur’s elusive cousin, the pterosaur.

    Length: 00:26:36
  • SciTech Now: Cosmic Microwaves (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," Mordecai-Mark Mac Low of the American Museum of National History explains how you can hear the echoes of the Big Bang right here on Earth.

    Length: 00:04:36
  • SciTech Now: Counterfeit Microchips (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we discuss the prevalence and dangers of counterfeit microchips with Carnegie Mellon professor Ken Mai.

    Length: 00:04:58
  • SciTech Now: Cradle of Aviation Museum (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" we take a look inside the Cradle of Aviation Museum and Education Center in Garden City, New York and how it's exciting kids about STEM education and careers.

    Length: 00:05:27
  • SciTech Now: Crayfish Crater

    In this edition of SciTech Now, we see how an invasive species of crayfish is putting other species at Crater Lake National Park in jeopardy. We sit down with James Ramsey, the creator of the world’s first unground park, and discover how the use of cutting edge technology will bring sunlight underground. We go inside the Suncoast Science Center where both children and tech savvy adults have access to unique tools used by engineers, designers, and scientists. And we see how LED streetlights are changing the way towns feel after dark.

    Length: 00:26:40
  • SciTech Now: Crayfish (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we see how an invasive species of crayfish is putting other species at Crater Lake National Park in jeopardy.

    Length: 00:06:47
  • SciTech Now: Creativity in Tech (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we sit in on the Creative Technology program at Columbia’s University’s Teacher’s College where future teachers are learning how to integrate tech into art classes.

    Length: 00:04:18
  • SciTech Now: Critter Crime Lab (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now we visit The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Forensics Laboratory in Oregon to see how they are working to solve crimes in the wild.

    Length: 00:05:25
  • SciTech Now: Crossroads (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we see how the use of a string quartet is helping people understand and connect to climate change.

    Length: 00:05:01
  • SciTech Now: Crows (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," researchers at the University of Washington are looking into the unique behavior of live crows when they see the body of a dead crow.

    Length: 00:06:51
  • SciTech Now: Cryptocurrency

    Researchers at Washington State University investigate how grizzly bears may be able to help find a cure for diabetes. Wall Street Journal Reporter Paul Vigna discusses cryptocurrency and how it is seriously being considered for the future. We see how a theater in New Jersey and Google are making cultural events more accessible to people with disabilities through virtual mapping technology. And American Museum of Natural History curator Ross McPhee explains different methods of de-extinction, or bringing extinct species back into our world.

    Length: 00:25:52
  • SciTech Now: CSI: Wildlife

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Forensics Laboratory in Oregon is working to solve crimes in the wild with unique investigative processes. The American Library Association President Sari Feldman discusses the state of libraries in the digital age. Steve Brown of Intel shares the complexities of Moore’s Law and how transistors are getting smaller by the minute. And Financial Times takes us inside the engineering hub of the Bloodhound supersonic car, which is gearing up to break the land speed record.

    Length: 00:26:42
  • SciTech Now: CSTARS Training (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we take a look at how advanced rescue mannequins are helping train military medical personnel.

    Length: 00:04:08
  • SciTech Now: CubeSats (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we take a look at fascinating tiny satellites called CubeSats that have democratized space access by giving researchers, academics and school kids the chance to do space science.

    Length: 00:06:45
  • SciTech Now: Cyber Security (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we uncover the depth and implications of cyber security and major data breach crises around the United States.

    Length: 00:04:57
  • SciTech Now: Dam Removal (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we take a look at the complicated physics behind removing dams.

    Length: 00:02:30
  • SciTech Now: Dark Matter (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we travel down 4,850 feet below ground in an abandoned gold mine in South Dakota where a team of physicists are hunting for dark matter.

    Length: 00:03:11
  • SciTech Now: Data Mining (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," New York Times reporter Natasha Singer discusses data mining.

    Length: 00:06:06
  • SciTech Now: Deep Blue

    In this episode of SciTech Now we take a look at how The New York Fashion Tech Lab is helping-fashion minded companies modernize the industry. Columbia professor Ruth DeFries talks to us about how the history of human development has impacted our planet. We learn about the Blue Ocean Film Festival and how it is bringing awareness to the public about our precious oceans. And Secrets of the Dead explores the myth of the Trojan horse.

    Length: 00:26:39
  • SciTech Now: DeExtinction (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," American Museum of Natural History curator Ross MacPhee explains different methods of de-extinction, or bringing extinct species back into our world.

    Length: 00:05:40
  • SciTech Now: Dental Plaque (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we chat with Christina Warriner, an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Oklahoma, about what dental plaque can tell us about our ancestors.

    Length: 00:06:09
  • SciTech Now: Desalination (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we see how the largest desalination plant in North America is making Tampa Bay water safer and cleaner.

    Length: 00:06:37
  • SciTech Now: Digital Musicals

    Chemicals surround us, but which are harmful? We visit the EPA’s labs and watch as scientists perform chemical toxicology tests on things we are constantly being exposed to. We discuss the data used to improve our urban living environments and the future of our cities with Steven Koonin, director of the Center for Urban Science and Progress at New York University. The people at Not Impossible Labs 3D print prosthetics for victims of carpet bombings in Sudan. And we see how new technologies are utilized to change and advance the modern theater experience.

    Length: 00:26:41
  • SciTech Now: Digital Sculpting (Segment)

    This clip from "SciTech Now" shows how technology is transforming the art of sculpture.

    Length: 00:02:30
  • SciTech Now: Dinosaur Whisperer (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" Museum Hack's "Dinosaur Whisperer" Dustin Growick discusses how he gets people excited about science.

    Length: 00:05:10
  • SciTech Now: DInoShow - Fossils (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we go behind the scenes at the American Museum of Natural History to learn all about dinosaur fossils.

    Length: 00:04:48
  • SciTech Now: DinoShow (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" "Dinosaur Whisperer" Dustin Growikc of Museum Hack explores what makes a dinosaur a dinosaur.

    Length: 00:03:10
  • SciTech Now: Disruption (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" Brian Hecht discusses disruption of the tech industry.

    Length: 00:06:10
  • SciTech Now: Does Extinction Matter? (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," scientist Shahid Naeem answers the question "Does Extinction Matter?"

    Length: 00:01:29
  • SciTech Now: Doomsday Clock (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," climate scientist Richard Somerville comments on the Doomsday Clock and how the state of climate science has moved it two more minutes closer to midnight.

    Length: 00:07:36
  • SciTech Now: Doppelganger

    We explore the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and talk with those whose mission is to support and celebrate women in science. The St. Louis Zoo is working to come up with a solution to save and boost the numbers of the endangered Hellbender Salamander. An introduction to ?Big data? is discussed with a Netflix?s Eric Colson and we get a peek at some never before seen behavior in the animal kingdom thanks to the Penguin-cam.

    Length: 00:26:36
  • SciTech Now: Driverless Cars (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" the future of self driving cars is discussed.

    Length: 00:05:48
  • SciTech Now: Dr. Martin Blaser (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, Dr. Martin Blaser, author and professor of medicine and microbiology at New York University, discusses the pitfalls of antibiotic use.

    Length: 00:04:23
  • SciTech Now: Dr. Michael Lipton (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," Associate Director at the Gruss Magnetic Resonance Research Center at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Michael Lipton, joins us to discuss the use of advanced imaging techniques in concussion research.

    Length: 00:04:38
  • SciTech Now: Drones and Agriculture (Segment)

    This clip from "SciTech Now" illustrates how drones are helping farmers become more efficient.

    Length: 00:03:54
  • SciTech Now: Drop the Beat

    Explore a New York Historical Society exhibition that highlights the advancements in technology from early innovations at the 1964 World’s Fair to modern day tech. Christopher Emdin, a science educator at Columbia University’s Teacher’s College shares the many connections between STEM and hip hop. Exoplanets pioneer, Sara Seager, discusses the importance of not only charting exoplanets, but also naming them. And we take a look at the complicated physics behind removing dams.

    Length: 00:26:42
  • SciTech Now: Dr. Paul Hintze (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," Dr. Paul Hintze of NASA explains the Trash to Gas program and what it means for space travel.

    Length: 00:07:03
  • SciTech Now: Drug Resistant (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we discover how a new genre of drugs may be able to outsmart germs that have become resistant to current antibiotics.

    Length: 00:02:34
  • SciTech Now: Dr. Wendy Chung Interview (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," the Principle Investigator at Simons Variation Project, Dr. Wendy Chung, discusses her research and the role genetics plays in the autism spectrum disorder.

    Length: 00:06:19
  • SciTech Now: Eagles in Peril (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, the envioronmental reporting team EarthFix shed light on the demand for eagle parts on the black market.

    Length: 00:05:46
  • SciTech Now: Edible Electronics

    We go inside New York?s first music hackathon where engineers and musicians join forces to confront different themes and music genres. Researchers at Carnegie Melon University has developed a prototype for edible electronics - battery powered pills programmed to deliver medication when and where it?s needed within the body. The curator of orchids at the New York Botanical Garden shares how the plants manipulate insects into pollinating them. And we see how engineering students at the University of Central Florida are helping people with mobility loss with their new and innovative design for a wheelchair.

    Length: 00:26:41
  • SciTech Now: Edible Electronics (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, researchers at Carnegie Melon University has developed a prototype for edible electronics - battery powered pills programmed to deliver medication when and where it’s needed within the body.

    Length: 00:04:14
  • SciTech Now: EEP (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we see how LED streetlights are changing the way towns feel after dark.

    Length: 00:03:03
  • SciTech Now: Elephant Blood & Helping Cure Cancer

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we discover why elephants rarely get cancer and what that means in the search for a possible cure.

    Length: 00:04:43
  • SciTech Now: Eliminating Barriers

    Join wildlife volunteers in Oregon as they set out into the desert to remove barbed wire and fencing from a future nature preserve. Theoretical astrophysicist and Yale University professor, Priyamvada Natarajan, sits down with us and discusses scientific theories and how they gain acceptance. We discover that the Mitochondria, the powerhouse of the cell, may not be integral to all cells. And a team of researchers are utilizing the unique properties of the Jersey shore to study hurricane intensity.

    Length: 00:26:22
  • SciTech Now: Elwha River (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" we see the results of removing two dams along the Elwha River in Washington State.

    Length: 00:03:36
  • SciTech Now: Emergency Response Drones (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we take a look at how researchers at the New Jersey Institute of Technology are exploring ways to use drones in emergency response situations.

    Length: 00:02:27
  • SciTech Now: Emily Driscoll (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" we sit down with "Brilliant Darkness" director Emily Driscoll.

    Length: 00:04:03
  • SciTech Now: Emily Driscoll - Space Plants (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, Science Friday producer, Emily Driscoll, expands on her experience of filming University of Florida researchers studying weeds and how they fare in extreme conditions.

    Length: 00:02:44
  • SciTech Now: Empathy Software (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, scientists at the University of Washington use an advanced new software to analyze therapy sessions and provide detailed feedback to practitioners.

    Length: 00:03:42
  • SciTech Now: e-Nable (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, Jon Schull, the co-founder of e-Nable, joins us to discuss how 3D printer technology is transforming the lives of children born with hand or arm abnormality.

    Length: 00:06:52
  • SciTech Now: Enjoyable Discovery

    Discover if a massive magnet can help power the world by creating clean, renewable energy. We sit down with Jennifer Vento, managing director of Women Online, on how new technologies and hackathons are helping women stay safe both online and off. Neil deGrasse Tyson explains how he makes science both fun and relatable. And a network of research institutions is working to give scientists access to human brain tissue in order to better understand autism.

    Length: 00:26:19
  • SciTech Now: Entrepreneurs (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we visit a university in Potsdam, New York where they are taking steps to educate student entrepreneurs on how to use science and technology to develop inventions and grow a business.

    Length: 00:03:34
  • SciTech Now: Eric Colson (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" Eric Colson, Chief Algorithms Officer at Stitch Fix discusses "big data."

    Length: 00:04:13
  • SciTech Now: Ethanol (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, one of humanity’s oldest technologies, fermentation, might hold the key to solving the global climate issue and one young man from Aurora, Illinois may have found an even faster way of producing clean energy.

    Length: 00:05:09
  • SciTech Now: Etsy (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we go inside the offices of Etsy, a company that's changing the way hand-crafted goods are bought and sold.

    Length: 00:04:33
  • SciTech Now: Euphony (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we visit Euphony – a company that’s giving a new kind of voice to those with speech disorders.

    Length: 00:05:10
  • SciTech Now: eWaste (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we follow a team of investigators using GPS technology to track America’s e-waste trail.

    Length: 00:06:57
  • SciTech Now: Exoplanets (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, exoplanets pioneer, Sara Seager, discusses the importance of not only charting exoplanets, but also naming them.

    Length: 00:04:21
  • SciTech Now: Exotic Foods (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we discover how eating exotic species can help protect ecosystems.

    Length: 00:05:23
  • SciTech Now: Exotic Tastes

    Have you ever wondered how effective therapy is? According to scientists at the University of Washington they can use an advanced new software to analyze therapy sessions and provide detailed feedback to practitioners. We discover how eating exotic species can help protect ecosystems. And we see how one university?s program is bridging the gap between a good idea and getting a product to market.

    Length: 00:26:42
  • SciTech Now: Exploration & Upkeep

    CNET Reporter Tim Stevens provides an inside look at Google Lunar X Prize contestants Team Astrobotic and their work in the Mojave Desert. Senior Editor at CNET.com, Bridget Carey, discusses the current state of social media. Kalimah Priforce, Co-Founder of Qeyno Labs, explains how his company is helping high potential youth in low opportunity settings. And we look at an interview with Dr. Jane Goodall on her groundbreaking work as an anthropologist in Tanzania.

    Length: 00:26:36
  • SciTech Now: Explorers Club

    Get an inside look inside New York City’s exclusive Explorers Club with an expert from “Science Friday” film by Emily Driscoll, followed by a discussion with the Club’s former president Richard Wiese. An expert from the American Museum of Natural History explains what we know about dark matter, how it was discovered, and what it means to us on Earth. We talk with Lee Cadesky of C-fu Foods on how insects could help solve world hunger. And we tour Rowan University Art Gallery’s Simulte-Permeate exhibition, where artists are using technology to create art.

    Length: 00:26:21
  • SciTech Now: Explorers Club (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" we get an inside look at the exclusive Explorers Club with an expert from the"Science Friday" film by Emily Driscoll.

    Length: 00:04:46
  • SciTech Now: Falling Stars

    We take a look at how veterans are getting a chance to apply their military skills to the business world back home with entrepreneurial “bootcamps” across the country. Jere Harris, founder, chairman, and CEO of Production Resource Group joins us and discusses technology in entertainment. We take a close look at a deadly disease affecting species of starfish on the west coast. And the new grandPad is a tablet that is helping senior citizens navigate the world of technology.

    Length: 00:26:35
  • SciTech Now: Fashion Tech Lab (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we take a look at how The New York Fashion Tech Lab is helping fashion-minded companies modernize the industry.

    Length: 00:03:01
  • SciTech Now: Fiber Cities (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we take a look at how fiber technologies will change our communication capabilities.

    Length: 00:04:20
  • SciTech Now: Fiber Fast

    We travel to the Biltmore Estate where we discover how it?s incorporating the technology of the day and how sustainable the famed Estate really is. Neurologist Rudolph Tanzi takes us on a journey and uproots the long-believed notion that genes determine our biological fate. We take a look at how fiber technologies will change our communication capabilities. And we join a team from the University of Washington on their journey to map the ocean floor.

    Length: 00:26:11
  • SciTech Now: Fireflies (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we see a clip of the Science Friday film “Brilliant Darkness: Hoaru in the Night” which highlights the importance of fireflies.

    Length: 00:02:41
  • SciTech Now: Fish Biofluorescence (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," scientists from the American Museum of Naatural History research biofluorescence in various species of fish and how the phenomenon could help with biomedical research.

    Length: 00:04:30
  • SciTech Now: Fitness Apps (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," serial entrepreneur Brian Hecht discusses fitness apps and the future of health.

    Length: 00:04:18
  • SciTech Now: Flip Classroom (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" we take a look at one school in Washington pioneering the "flip classroom" where lecturing is done at home, and problem solving is done in the classroom.

    Length: 00:06:02
  • SciTech Now: Flipped

    We take a look at one school in Washington pioneering the “flip classroom” where lecturing is done at home, and problem solving is done in the classroom. A plant called the Air Potato is posing challenges for wildlife managers, but they’re fighting back by letting small critters do what they do best. Peter Platzer, CEO of Spire, shares what he hopes to be the future of weather forecasting. And Mark Siddall of the American Museum of Natural History explains different varieties of venomous animals.

    Length: 00:25:55
  • SciTech Now: Food Tech (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," Brian Hecht comments on the growing industy of food tech.

    Length: 00:04:20
  • SciTech Now: Fracking (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," Columbia University's Heather Savage discusses fracking and it's affects on fault lines.

    Length: 00:01:48
  • SciTech Now: From the Ocean

    See how studying Zebrafish is helping researchers make new and exciting discoveries about developmental biology. Founder of SciStarter, Darlene Cavalier, shares with us how ordinary citizens are helping find extraordinary data through a crowdsourcing site for science research. And we take a look at a public heath problem along the southern beaches of the U.S. as a dangerous flesh-eating bacterium surfaces and what steps can be taken to prevent infection.

    Length: 00:26:41
  • SciTech Now: Fusion Energy (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, discover if a massive magnet can help power the world by creating clean, renewable energy.

    Length: 00:04:37
  • SciTech Now: Garbage Patches (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, Amy Uhrin, Chief Scientist for the Marine Debris Program at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, discusses the three marine garbage patches floating in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.

    Length: 00:08:17
  • SciTech Now: Gateways to Science

    Get inspired as students design, build and battle their very own robots, jumpstarting a lasting interest in science, technology, engineering, and math. Mark Norell, named “Coolest Dude Alive” by the Wall Street Journal, gives us an inside look at paleontology at the American Museum of Natural History. Dr. Joseph Choi of Chapman University examines how people fall in an effort to develop program that can prevent and minimize serious falls for senior citizens. And a new species of frog with a very distinct sound has been discovered in New Jersey.

    Length: 00:25:33
  • SciTech Now: Geekdom (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we visit Geekdom, a collaborative workspace that serves as a catalyst for new startups and apps.

    Length: 00:03:58
  • SciTech Now: Generation Gamer (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, more and more universities are offering degrees in gaming sciences and students competing at the College Computer Game Showcase see a future and career in video game design.

    Length: 00:02:28
  • SciTech Now: Girls Who Code (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" we take a look inside an organization committed to engaging more young women in computer science.

    Length: 00:02:12
  • SciTech Now: Global Warming (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, climate scientist Ken Caldeira discusses some of the implications of alternate remedies for global warming.

    Length: 00:04:57
  • SciTech Now: Going Green

    Kohilo Wind produces a new, more efficient wind turbine, but it has an unlikely beginning. Hari sees how Statcast is changing the experience of watching a baseball game. Graded motor imagery, or mirror therapy, uses the illusion of reflection to trick the brain into faster recovery. And we check out the zero emission motorcycles helping police departments excel.

    Length: 00:26:39
  • SciTech Now: Google Lunar X Competition (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" we get an inside look at the race to space with the Google Lunar Xprize from CNET.

    Length: 00:02:12
  • SciTech Now: grandPad (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," a new tablet called grandPad is helping senior citizens navigate the world of technology.

    Length: 00:03:55
  • SciTech Now: Graphene (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we look at the predictions on how Graphene could change the world.

    Length: 00:05:08
  • SciTech Now: Gravitational Pull

    Our world is filled with display screens and two researchers at the University of Central Florida are working to develop extremely thin and flexible screens of the future. Physicist and Educator Dr. Umberto Cannella discusses the importance of the direct proof of the existence of gravitational waves. We visit Euphony ? a company that?s giving a new kind of voice to those with speech disorders. And we see how pesticides used a century ago are affecting residents of a Washington town.

    Length: 00:26:41
  • SciTech Now: Gravitational Waves (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, physicist and educator Dr. Umberto Cannella discusses the importance of the direct proof of the existence of gravitational waves.

    Length: 00:06:24
  • SciTech Now: Greenhouse (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," the Greenhouse app is explored with its creator, Nick Rubin.

    Length: 00:04:53
  • SciTech Now: Grizzly Bears (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," researchers investigate how grizzly bears may be able to help find a cure for diabetes.

    Length: 00:06:39
  • SciTech Now: Grocery Store Waste (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" we look at a company in Washington State that has developed technology to reuse food waste from grocery stores as fertilizer

    Length: 00:05:11
  • SciTech Now: Hack the Universe (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" we take a look at a Hackathon at the American Museum of Natural History.

    Length: 00:06:06
  • SciTech Now: Happify App (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, Ofer Leidner discusses the benefits of his wellness app.

    Length: 00:06:05
  • SciTech Now: Happy App

    EarthFix gives us an inside look at the illegal trafficking of bald eagle parts and what is being done to prevent the decline of the majestic bird. Tech entrepreneur and co-founder of the so-called emotional fitness platform Happify, Ofer Leidner discusses how his app could boot your emotional wellbeing. Meet the team behind Wubees, a game that strengthens the social interaction skills of children with Autism. And an international team of researchers is using the web application Morpho Bank to build evolutionary maps for different species.

    Length: 00:26:16
  • SciTech Now: Hawking Radiation

    Meet three friends from Cleveland, Ohio who are working together to maintain and expand their urban farm, and transforming their community in the process. We take a look at how researchers at the New Jersey Institute of Technology are exploring ways to use drones in emergency response situations. We discuss black holes and the energy they produce with Stanford University’s Adam Brown. And the “Dinosaur Whisperer” Dustin Growick explains the shared characteristics between birds and dinosaurs.

    Length: 00:26:27
  • SciTech Now: Health Hazards Tech (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we see what new technologies companies are developing to mitigate some of the risks associated with contact sports.

    Length: 00:04:42
  • SciTech Now: Hellbender Salamander (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" the Hellbender Salamander's decline is a mystery to scientists, but the St. Louis Zoo is trying to find answers and save the Hellbender.

    Length: 00:05:25
  • SciTech Now: Herbarium (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we tour the New York Botanical Garden's Steere Herbarium with Director Barbara Thiers.

    Length: 00:04:28
  • SciTech Now: Hip Hop Hackathon (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we go inside New York’s first Monthly Music Hackathon where engineers and musicians join forces to confront different themes and music genres.

    Length: 00:05:08
  • SciTech Now: Hointer (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" Hari Sreenivasan sits down with the founder of Hointer, an app and retail store that could change the way you shop.

    Length: 00:05:51
  • SciTech Now: Honeybees & Mushrooms (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, two scientists have teamed up to save collapsing bee colonies and we take a look at their unconventional remedy – the mushroom.

    Length: 00:05:27
  • SciTech Now: Hoverfly (Segment)

    This clip from "SciTech Now" explains how Hoverfly Technologies is pioneering aerial systems in videography.

    Length: 00:02:04
  • SciTech Now: Howe Caverns (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we explore the vast, underground Howe Caverns, which may provide insight into how the world began.

    Length: 00:07:38
  • SciTech Now: Hubble Replacement (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we get an inside look at what scientists are working on when it comes to building a new telescope.

    Length: 00:04:43
  • SciTech Now: Human Epigenome (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" MIT professor Manolis Kellis discusses the importance of mapping the human epigenome.

    Length: 00:04:45
  • SciTech Now: iCPooch(Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we talk with the creater of iCPooch, an innovative device that allows you to virtually connect with your dog while you’re away.

    Length: 00:06:05
  • SciTech Now: IDEA Labs (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we see how one university’s program is bridging the gap between a good idea and getting a product to market.

    Length: 00:05:28
  • SciTech Now: Imaginary Friends

    In this episode of SciTech Now, we follow a team of investigators using GPS technology to track America’s e-waste trail. We discover the diverse and nuanced profiles of children who create imaginary friends and see what it takes for scientists to study this playful phenomenon. And we visit a unique café on the University of Central Florida’s campus, The Adult Harness Café.

    Length: 00:26:42
  • SciTech Now: Imaginary Friends (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, discover the diverse and nuanced profiles of children who create imaginary friends and see what it takes for scientists to study this playful phenomenon.

    Length: 00:07:41
  • SciTech Now: Imagination Link (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we take a look at the second installment of Science Friday’s “The Real Guide to Imaginary Companions,” and discover if imaginary companions link imagination to creative problem solving.

    Length: 00:07:42
  • SciTech Now: Infrastructure

    Reporter Andrea Vasquez takes us inside the offices of Etsy, a company that is changing the way handcrafted goods are bought and sold. We sit down with Professor Ari Juels, of Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute, and discuss the state of cyber security. We go down to the intricate St. Louis sewer system and see how the city plans to update the underground tunnels. And professionals at Columbia University are working to uncover the vast mysteries of the human brain and treatments for neurological diseases.

    Length: 00:26:35
  • SciTech Now: Innovation through Play

    Do you love to play video games? We head to New York University Polytechnic School?s Game Innovation Lab and take a look at the ever-changing gaming industry. We sit down with Joanna Stern of the Wall Street Journal and discuss today?s wearable devices. We chat with David Hose; co-founder of Soundwall. And curator Ross MacPhee of the American Museum of Natural History takes us on an adventure-exploring moose in the wild.

    Length: 00:26:46
  • SciTech Now: IntelliWheel (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, the use of simple and innovative technologies alike, are helping disabled scientists work to improve the wheelchair

    Length: 00:03:00
  • SciTech Now: Invasive Plants (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" Reporter Matt Ryan of WMHT investigates invasive species creeping into America's lakes, particularly Lake George of New York.

    Length: 00:05:09
  • SciTech Now: Invasive Species (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we look at a few of the invasive species affecting and harming Florida’s ecosystem.

    Length: 00:04:01
  • SciTech Now: Jamestown Secrets (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we learn about the haunting repercussions of food scarcity in the colony of Jamestown.

    Length: 00:07:48
  • SciTech Now: Jane Goodall (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" Dr. Jane Goodall chats about her groundbreaking work as an anthropologist in Tanzania.

    Length: 00:04:24
  • SciTech Now: Jennifer French (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we see how electrodes implanted on athlete Jennifer French’s muscles are helping her compete once again and take home a silver medal from the U.S. Paralympics.

    Length: 00:07:12
  • SciTech Now: Jerboas (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we see what Jerboas, mouse like creatures with massive hind legs, can teach us about the growth of human bones.

    Length: 00:05:23
  • SciTech Now: Jere Harris (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," PRG CEO Jere Harris discusses technology in entertainment.

    Length: 00:04:23
  • SciTech Now: Jeremy Quittner (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" Jeremy Quittner of Inc. Magazine discusses online and mobile payments.

    Length: 00:06:10
  • SciTech Now: Jessica Banks (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" we sit down with entrepreneur, roboticist and designer Jessica Banks.

    Length: 00:05:33
  • SciTech Now: Jessica Lawrence (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" Hari Sreenivasan sits down with New York Tech Meetup's Executive Director, Jessica Lawrence.

    Length: 00:04:05
  • SciTech Now: Job Hunting

    We look at a few of the invasive species affecting and harming Florida’s ecosystem. We discover how job search engines are taking a hint from dating, gaming and social media websites to find what might be missing from paper applications in our technological age. Planetary Physicist Phil Metzger discusses the future of Mars exploration and how the Mars Generation may helps us get there. And we go behind the scenes at the American Museum of Natural History to learn all about dinosaur fossils.

    Length: 00:26:39
  • SciTech Now: Job Hunting Tech (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we discover how job search engines are taking a hint from dating, gaming and social media websites to find what might be missing from paper applications in our technological age.

    Length: 00:05:18
  • SciTech Now: John Coates (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, senior Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge, John Coates, chats with us about formerly being a Wall Street trader and how he made the crossover to studying them.

    Length: 00:07:28
  • SciTech Now: John Collins (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we talk to John Collins, the self-proclaimed Paper Airplane Guy, about his perfection of the paper airplane and how he managed to break the world record for longest flight.

    Length: 00:04:26
  • SciTech Now: Josh Kampel (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," Techonomy President Josh Kampel discusses the business of technology.

    Length: 00:06:05
  • SciTech Now: Jurassic World (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, Dinosaur Whisperer Dustin Growick discusses the accuracies and inaccuracies of the dinosaurs portrayed in the recent film Jurassic World.

    Length: 00:04:12
  • SciTech Now: Kay Koplovitz (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, Kay Koplovitz, the CEO of Springboard Enterprises, tells us how women and their innovations are taking the world by storm.

    Length: 00:05:43
  • SciTech Now: Kids Who Code (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," two companies in New York are helping children learn how to code and create their own games.

    Length: 00:03:38
  • SciTech Now: Kinect Therapy (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we see how a California couple would like to increase productivity in physical therapy with the help of Microsoft Kinect.

    Length: 00:02:51
  • SciTech Now: Kinetic Energy

    Mention fractals and most people will stare at you blankly, but today we dive into the world of fractals at the Kentucky Planetarium. We see how Uncharted Play, a renewable energy company, is creating soccer balls and jump ropes that power lights for hours on end. Sassy Girlz Hackathon aims to encourage middle and high school girls to peruse careers in the tech sector. And we see how Telehealth is helping patients take better care of themselves.

    Length: 00:26:36
  • SciTech Now: Kinvolved (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" the founders of Kinvolved explain how this education technology company is used to more efficiently track student attendance.

    Length: 00:01:34
  • SciTech Now: LED Lights (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," Florida artist Eric Higgs discusses how his company, LumaStream, is reinventing lighting technology with LED lights.

    Length: 00:06:54
  • SciTech Now: Lee Cadesky (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" Lee Cadesky of C-fu discusses how insects could solve world hunger.

    Length: 00:05:51
  • SciTech Now: Lego Architect (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, architect Jeffery Pelletier takes us inside his Lego room and offers some real world applications for Lego.

    Length: 00:05:32
  • SciTech Now: Lego Robots (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," Lego robots enthusiast Will Gorman demonstrates how Legos are not just building blocks anymore.

    Length: 00:01:57
  • SciTech Now: Liberty Science Museum (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we go inside the Liberty Science Museum, which is bringing science to life for students.

    Length: 00:03:07
  • SciTech Now: Lifelong Learners

    The elderly brush up on their technology skills at Senior Planet Exploration Center. We sit down with serial entrepreneur, Brian Hecht to discuss some new and innovating products. A biology professor works to combine the sciences with art and we visit the new Rubik’s Cube exhibit in New Jersey where the math and pattern based toy is celebrated.

    Length: 00:26:46
  • SciTech Now: Limbitless Solutions (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we see how engineering students at the University of Central Florida are helping people with mobility loss with their new and innovative design for a wheelchair.

    Length: 00:04:08
  • SciTech Now: Local Projects (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" the founder of Local Projects explains how museums integrate technology to enhance visitors' experiences.

    Length: 00:05:07
  • SciTech Now: Lollipops (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, scientists attempt to answer the question, “How many licks does it take to get to the center of a lollipop?” and find relevant applications for their findings.

    Length: 00:04:35
  • SciTech Now: Luke Groskin (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, Science Friday video producer Luke Groskin sits down to tell us what is was like to visit the LUX experiement and what he learned about dark matter.

    Length: 00:05:59
  • SciTech Now: Lyngbia (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, Florida’s Crystal River is being choked by unwanted algae that has invaded the waterway. We join researchers as they work to reverse the damage that has been done to this once crystal clear waterway.

    Length: 00:07:08
  • SciTech Now: Madhu Thengavelu (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, Madhu Thengavelu, professor at University of Southern California and an expert in space architecture and engineering shares what architecture could be possible in space.

    Length: 00:04:24
  • SciTech Now: Maidbot (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we see how the Maidbot could potentially change the hotel industry.

    Length: 00:02:50
  • SciTech Now: Mapping the Future

    We visit the MOMATH where we sit down with the Harvard grad who helped make math anything but boring. We take a look at how drones are helping researchers and farmers figure out the future of agriculture. We meet “The Unforgettables,” a choir group that is giving hope to people with dementia and their caregivers and we see how indoor mapping my soon help you with your shopping experience.

    Length: 00:26:46
  • SciTech Now: Mapping Through Sound (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we join a team from the University of Washington on their journey to map the ocean floor.

    Length: 00:04:58
  • SciTech Now: Mars Generation (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, Planetary Physicist, Phil Metzger, discusses the future of Mars exploration and how the Mars Generation may help us get there.

    Length: 00:04:18
  • SciTech Now: Mass Extinction

    We take a look at Hackathons, not the kind that try to crack firewalls or security systems, but those that draw coders, developers and innovators to create solutions or the next big app. The Department of Defense is training teachers to use 3D printers to improve STEM education. Columbia University Earth Institute’s director Shahid Naeem explains the planet’s sixth mass extinction. And we see how some engineers are modeling robots after the animal kingdom to overcome obstacles.

    Length: 00:26:35
  • SciTech Now: Medical Virtual Reality (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" Albert Rizzo of University of Southern California discusses medical virtual reality.

    Length: 00:07:30
  • SciTech Now: Mercy Virtual (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we visit Mercy hospital in St. Louis and get a sneak peek at one of the world’s first virtual medical centers

    Length: 00:04:49
  • SciTech Now: Microbial Cloud (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, explore the wonderful world of your own personal microbial cloud wafting around you everyday. Researchers at the University of Oregon reveal that not only can they detect and catalogue the microbial clouds, but every single one is unique.

    Length: 00:05:15
  • SciTech Now: Microgrids (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we check out the microgrids the U.S. military is turning to to keep power reliable and secure, with Fort Carson is leading the way.

    Length: 00:05:19
  • SciTech Now: Minecraft (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, discover how the popular videogame, “Minecraft,” is helping students engage with a variety of topics.

    Length: 00:03:28
  • SciTech Now: Mission Blue

    Ever wonder about that digital step counter around your wrist? Today we explore the usage and benefits of wearable technology. Architect Jeffery Pelletier takes us inside his Lego room and offers some real world applications for Lego. We take a look at a global initiative to create marine sanctuaries hoping to help maintain the health of our oceans. And a new genre of drugs may be able to outsmart germs that have become resistant to current antibiotics.

    Length: 00:26:40
  • SciTech Now: Mission Blue (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we take a look at a global initiative to create marine sanctuaries hoping to help maintain the health of our oceans.

    Length: 00:07:28
  • SciTech Now: Mitochondria (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we discover that the Mitochondria, the powerhouse of the cell, may not be integral to all cells.

    Length: 00:05:47
  • SciTech Now: Mobile Security (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we dive into mobile security research and what is being developed to keep us safe from hackers.

    Length: 00:04:58
  • SciTech Now: Modernization

    We take a look at the cameras being designed by Google Lunar X Prize Team Part Time Scientists at a lunar surface simulator in Bremen, Germany. Serial Entrepreneur Brian Hecht discusses how your city could be the next “Silicon Valley.” Project Director, Cyd Harrell, of Code of America discusses how they are helping city hall update to the digital age. And we take a look at the state of Utah’s efforts to preserve and conserve one of their most valuable resources, water.

    Length: 00:26:36
  • SciTech Now: Moore's Law (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, Steve Brown of Intel discusses the complexities of Moore's Law.

    Length: 00:05:56
  • SciTech Now: Movie Magic (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," professor Alex McDowell from the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts tells us about the future of film.

    Length: 00:02:21
  • SciTech Now: Movie Portrayal

    There’s an antler obsession in the backcountry wilderness of Oregon. Illegal hunting of deer and elk is putting the animals in danger. Serial Entrepreneur Brian Hecht talks tech on nutrition startup companies. An aquaponics farm in Florida is revolutionizing the way we grow food sustainably, using fish and soilless plant farming. And the Dinosaur Whisperer, Dustin Growick, discusses the accuracies and inaccuracies of the dinosaurs portrayed in the recent film Jurassic World.

    Length: 00:26:42
  • SciTech Now: MultiGP (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we go inside the extreme sport of drone racing.

    Length: 00:04:41
  • SciTech Now: My Mini Factory (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we get an inside look at 3D printing startup company, My Mini Factory

    Length: 00:01:16
  • SciTech Now: Nanaya App (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, NASA engineer, Rashied Amini, discusses his new app Nanaya and how it can predict a person’s romantic outlook 7 years into the future.

    Length: 00:05:08
  • SciTech Now: NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" we take a look inside NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

    Length: 00:04:15
  • SciTech Now: Nature's Fury (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we get an inside look at the American Museum of Natural History exhibit, Nature's Fury, which is helping visitors better understand natural disasters.

    Length: 00:03:47
  • SciTech Now: Neil deGrasse Tyson (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, Neil deGrasse Tyson explains how he makes science both fun and relatable.

    Length: 00:07:14
  • SciTech Now: New Tech City (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we explore a community in Austin, Texas using technology to conserve energy and New Tech City's host, Manoush Zomorodi, gives us her take on smart homes.

    Length: 00:07:58
  • SciTech Now: Not Impossible Labs (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, founder of Not Impossible Labs, Mike Ebeling, discusses how his lab is making “technology for the sake of humanity.”

    Length: 00:05:59
  • SciTech Now: Nutrition Tech (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, serial entrepreneur Brian Hecht discusses the latest innovations with nutrition startups.

    Length: 00:04:54
  • SciTech Now: Oil Innovation (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, learn how oil companies are working to reduce waste.

    Length: 00:04:04
  • SciTech Now: One Drop App (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" CEO of One Drop diabetes monitor discusses why this app is so important.

    Length: 00:01:30
  • SciTech Now: One Fish, Two Fish...

    We dive down deep with the C-Bass, an underwater camera that’s helping pioneer a new method of tracking fish populations. Dr. Martin Blaser, author and professor of medicine and microbiology at New York University, discusses the pitfalls of antibiotic use. We talk to John Collins, the self-proclaimed Paper Airplane Guy, about his perfection of the paper airplane and how he managed to break the world record for longest flight. And we take a look at how robotic devices are becoming more prevalent.

    Length: 00:26:09
  • SciTech Now: One Step at at Time

    We get an inside look at The American Modeling Teachers Association and discover how the hands-on teaching approach is a huge help in math and science classes. Wall Street Journal tech columnist Joanna Stern shows us new household devices. We find out just what the startup BitShift is. We ?Hangout? with Dr. Paul Hintze of NASA and find out what technology could get mankind to Mars sooner then you think and a Lego robot enthusiast demonstrates how Legos are not just building blocks anymore.

    Length: 00:26:36
  • SciTech Now: Open World

    Today we join archeology students in North Carolina who are using ground-penetrating radar to try and solve a Revolutionary War mystery. We discuss the prevalence and dangers of counterfeit microchips with Carnegie Mellon professor Ken Mai. More and more universities are offering degrees in gaming sciences and students competing at the College Computer Game Showcase see a future and career in video game design. We visit a university in Potsdam, New York where they are taking steps to educate student entrepreneurs on how to use science and technology to develop inventions and grow a business. And we go inside the extreme sport of drone racing.

    Length: 00:26:41
  • SciTech Now: Orchards (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we see how pesticides used a century ago are affecting residents of a Washington town.

    Length: 00:04:53
  • SciTech Now: Orchids (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, the curator of orchids at the New York Botanical Garden shares how orchids manipulate insects into pollinating them.

    Length: 00:05:09
  • SciTech Now: Origami Science (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, Ainissa Ramirez, scientist, author, and self-proclaimed science evangelist, sits down with us and shares how Origami can save lives.

    Length: 00:03:22
  • SciTech Now: Osmosis

    Join us as we see how the largest desalination plant in North America is making Tampa Bay water safer and cleaner. Is there a possibility of architecture in space? Madhu Thengavelu, professor at University of Southern California and an expert in space architecture and engineering shares what could be possible. A medical team performs brain surgeries while patients are awake to help mitigate the symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease. And predictions on how one element could change the world.

    Length: 00:26:39
  • SciTech Now: Out of the Past

    We see archaeology move underwater as researchers in Michigan discover clues from the past submerged in a hundred feet of water. We chat with Dr. Phil Metzger, a planetary physicist about NASA’s New Horizons flyby. We see how a California couple would like to increase productivity in physical therapy with the help of Microsoft Kinect. And we learn about the haunting repercussions of food scarcity in the colony of Jamestown.

    Length: 00:26:39
  • SciTech Now: Oyster Science (Segment)

    This clip from "SciTech Now" explains how oysters could be the key to restoring and preserving New York's shorelines.

    Length: 00:03:45
  • SciTech Now: Pando - World's Largest Living Organism

    In this clip from SciTech Now, Pando Populus is the oldest and largest living organism on the planet. Connected by a single root system, the Quaking Aspen spreads over 100 acres in southern Utah. High school students take road trips to Pando to monitor its growth and better understand the eco-system that provides Pando with its long life. These trips inspire students to enter into scientific fields of study as well as become citizen scientists and activists.

    Length: 00:04:19
  • SciTech Now: Paper or Plastic?

    In our data driven worlds, developers are integrating tech into our infrastructure and a company in Missouri is working to bring technology to the roadways. Sustainability strategist Leyla Acjaralou helps us bust environmental myths such as the often debated question: paper or plastic? We sit in on the Creative Technology program at Columbia’s University’s Teacher’s College where future teachers are learning how to integrate tech into art classes. And we take a look at a unique collection of scientific and medical devices from decades past.

    Length: 00:26:40
  • SciTech Now: Parachute Trial (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, a hospital in Florida is developing a new parachute implant for patients suffering from heart disease.

    Length: 00:07:22
  • SciTech Now: Particle Accelerator (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we get an inside look at the U.S. Department of Energy's newest particle accelerator, NSLS-II, and the advanced science and technology behind it.

    Length: 00:07:26
  • SciTech Now: Part Time Scientists (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we take a look at the cameras being designed by Google Lunar X Team Part Time Scientists at a lunar surface simulator in Bremen, Germany.

    Length: 00:03:18
  • SciTech Now: Paul Vigna (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," Wall Street Journal reporter and author of The Age of Cryptocurrency, Paul Vigna, discusses the new digital way of transmitting money.

    Length: 00:07:00
  • SciTech Now: Penguin Spy Camera (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" we get an exclusive look at the PBS series NATURE's recent work with cameras in the wild.

    Length: 00:05:54
  • SciTech Now: Phil Metzger (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we chat with Dr. Phil Metzger, a planetary physicist about NASA’s New Horizons flyby.

    Length: 00:03:58
  • SciTech Now: Plants in Space (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we join researchers at the University of Florida who are studying weeds and how they fare in extreme conditions and climates such as on the international space station.

    Length: 00:04:33
  • SciTech Now: Poaching of the Puget Sound (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, detectives in Washington state are trying to take down poachers who are illegally selling shellfish on the black market.

    Length: 00:07:25
  • SciTech Now: Power of the Future

    We dive deep with a new high tech submarine that allows for better underwater exploration for researchers. We chat with scientist evangelist Ainissa Ramirez about how taste isn’t all just in your mouth, but in your nose as well. Mysterious stains have appeared on St. Louis’ Gateway Arch and now a tricky testing procedure is in the works to see how and if it can be cleaned. And we check out the microgrids the U.S. military is turning to to keep power reliable and secure, with Fort Carson is leading the way.

    Length: 00:26:39
  • SciTech Now: Prasanna Tambe (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" we hear from NYU Associate Professor, Prasanna Tambe, about quality assurance testing.

    Length: 00:05:47
  • SciTech Now: Printing the Future

    We travel to the world of 3D printing at the Inside 3D Printing Conference and Design Expo in New York City. Imagine multiple explosions happening inside your body, Eric Arndt of MIT discusses just that when it comes to the unique Bombardier Beetle. A hospital in Florida is developing a new parachute implant for patients suffering from heart disease. And a New Jersey high school is revolutionizing the study of biology with the BioDome, a home for plants and animals.

    Length: 00:26:41
  • SciTech Now: Project Reservoir (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" we take a look at Project Reservoir, a STEM-oriented program at a New Jersey school.

    Length: 00:05:33
  • SciTech Now: Propel (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, founder and CEO of Propel shares how his teams’ mobile app is improving the lives of low-income Americans.

    Length: 00:05:07
  • SciTech Now: P-Tech High (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we check out P-Tech, a high school in New York that provides both an associate degree and crucial real-world tech experience upon graduation.

    Length: 00:05:42
  • SciTech Now: QA

    We learn more about urban onshoring from StartUp Box, a company that is creating jobs in the tech and gaming industries and then hear from NYU Associate Professor Prasanna Tambe about quality assurance testing. Geologist Christine McCarthy tells us what’s inside the earth. We see how research on biofluorescence in various species of fish could help with biomedical research. And The Story Collider in Brooklyn, New York is combining science with storytelling to change the way we learn.

    Length: 00:26:42
  • SciTech Now: Qeyno Labs (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" Kalimah Priforce, Co-Founder of Qeyno Labs, explains how his company is helping high potential youth in low opportunity settings.

    Length: 00:07:54
  • SciTech Now: Quantum Computing (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we talk with Jon Habif and Zac Dutton of Raytheon BBN Technologies about quantum computing.

    Length: 00:09:22
  • SciTech Now: Quasar Energy (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," Quasar Energy shows off their sustainable solution to toxic algae blooms.

    Length: 00:04:07
  • SciTech Now: Race Cars (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we go behind the scenes of Trans Am racing to learn what makes race cars aerodynamic.

    Length: 00:05:06
  • SciTech Now: Rainforest of the Sea

    Coral reefs are at risk in some waters, but researchers in Florida are working to encourage faster growth, thus potentially saving the diverse ecosystems. Researchers at a St. Louis hospital have been working to detect cancer cells in a new and innovative way, with high-tech goggles. We hear about some new and creative ways to eat and drink from Harvard University’s David Edwards. And a new app is used to anonymously report bullying, with hopes to prevent cyber-attacks among young people.

    Length: 00:26:41
  • SciTech Now: Red Planet

    Take a look at a company in Washington State that has developed technology to reuse food waste from grocery stores as fertilizer. We see a clip of the Science Friday film “Brilliant Darkness: Hoaru in the Night” which highlights the importance of fireflies, followed by an interview with the film’s director Emily Driscoll. Dr. Robert Zubrin, President of The Mars Society and the author of The Case for Mars, shares the importance of sending humans to Mars. And experts at the American Museum of Natural History discuss the importance of a collection of fossils donated by two professors at Ohio University.

    Length: 00:26:11
  • SciTech Now: Remote Broadband Access (Segment)

    This clip from "SciTech Now" examines how small, remote towns struggles without wireless internet and the technologies being developed to help get them more connected.

    Length: 00:04:18
  • SciTech Now: Richard Wiese (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" we sit down with the Explorers Club's former president Richard Wiese.

    Length: 00:05:35
  • SciTech Now: Rid-All Urban Farming (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we meet three friends from Cleveland, Ohio who are working together to maintain and expand their urban farm, and transforming their community in the process.

    Length: 00:05:37
  • SciTech Now: Ringly (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" Founder and CEO of Ringly, Christina Mercando, discusses smart jewelry.

    Length: 00:00:55
  • SciTech Now: Robert Zubrin GoogleHO (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," Dr. Robert Zubrin, President of The Mars Society and the author of The Case for Mars, shares the importance of sending humans to Mars.

    Length: 00:05:16
  • SciTech Now: Robofest

    In this edition of SciTech Now, we explore the rich history of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. Yale University’s Dr. David Spiegel discusses the fascinating world of synthetic chemistry. Robofest encourages kids to learn how to program robots while peaking their interests in STEM education. And Chapman University researcher Jennifer Funk, shares the future of plant life in drought conditions.

    Length: 00:26:39
  • SciTech Now: Robofest Tampa Bay (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, Robofest Tampa Bay encourages kids to learn how to program robots and explain their work.

    Length: 00:07:01
  • SciTech Now: Robotics (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" engineers are modeling robots that mimic animal and human movements.

    Length: 00:06:00
  • SciTech Now: Robotic Surgery (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we investigate a new robotic surgical system that makes precise surgery faster and easier.

    Length: 00:02:44
  • SciTech Now: Robots at Home (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we take a look at how robotic devices are becoming more prevalent in the home.

    Length: 00:05:09
  • SciTech Now: Robot Teachers (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, education reporter Nichole Dobo tells us about one school were robots in the classroom are a reality.

    Length: 00:03:54
  • SciTech Now: Roof Farm (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we visit a St. Louis, Missouri farm that has taken urban farming to a new level.

    Length: 00:04:27
  • SciTech Now: Rudy Tanzi (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, Neurologist Rudolph Tanzi takes us on a journey and uproots the long-believed notion that genes determine our biological fate.

    Length: 00:06:20
  • SciTech Now: Ruth DeFries (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, Columbia professor Ruth DeFries talks to us about how the history of human development has impacted our planet.

    Length: 00:05:15
  • SciTech Now: Satellites Cubed

    We take a look at fascinating tiny satellites called CubeSats that have democratized space access by giving researchers, academics and school kids the chance to do space science. Education reporter Nichole Dobo stops by to explain blended learning and how it’s helping students. One of humanity’s oldest technologies, fermentation, might hold the key to solving the global climate issue and one young man from Aurora, Illinois may have found an even faster way of producing clean energy. And we see what Jerboas, mouse like creatures with massive hind legs, can teach us about the growth of human bones.

    Length: 00:26:40
  • SciTech Now: Save the Bees

    Two scientists have teamed up to save collapsing bee colonies and we take a look at their unconventional remedy ? the mushroom. Physicist Brian Greene stresses the importance of breaking down abstract science ideas into thrilling narratives. We take a look at how one hospital television channel is helping young cancer patients and their families cope. And we take a look at how advanced rescue mannequins are helping train military medical personnel.

    Length: 00:26:28
  • SciTech Now: Science Devices (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we take a look at a unique collection of scientific and medical devices from decades past.

    Length: 00:04:38
  • SciTech Now: Science Filmmaker (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, science filmmaker Emily Driscoll shares what she discovered while answering the age old question of "How many likes does it take to get to the center of a lollipop?"

    Length: 00:02:30
  • SciTech Now: Science Narratives (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, physicist Brian Greene stresses the importance of breaking down abstract science ideas into thrilling narratives.

    Length: 00:04:58
  • SciTech Now: Science of Falling (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" a researcher examines how people fall in an effort to develop programs that can prevent or minimize serious falls for senior citizens.

    Length: 00:02:31
  • SciTech Now: Science through Dance (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" we tackle the complex topic of molecular biology through art and dance.

    Length: 00:07:21
  • SciTech Now: Scientific Theories (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, theoretical astrophysicist and Yale University professor, Priyamvada Natarajan, sits down with us and discusses scientific theories and how they gain acceptance.

    Length: 00:07:22
  • SciTech Now: Sea Canaries

    In this edition of SciTech Now, we take a dip to see how the Beluga whale population in the St. Lawrence River estuary and the Great Lakes watershed are a good reflection of the health of the ecosystem. We sit down with scientist evangelist Ainissa Ramirez and discuss why foam and bubbles are so important to our study of comets. And we visit Geekdom, a collaborative workspace that serves as a catalyst for new startups and apps.

    Length: 00:26:40
  • SciTech Now: Senior Planet (Segment)

    This clip from "SciTech Now" explores a one of a kind program in New York that is making technology more accessible to seniors.

    Length: 00:04:20
  • SciTech Now: SETI (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," Dr. Seth Shostak from the Cener of SETI Research discusses the possibility of other life in our galaxy and how we could discover it.

    Length: 00:06:10
  • SciTech Now: Shahid Naeem (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" Columbia University Earth Institute's director Shahid Naeem explains the planet's sixth mass extinction.

    Length: 00:06:07
  • SciTech Now: Shaping the World

    Dive deep with us as we investigate the oceans, the world’s largest ecosystem. The Ocean Observatories Initiative is working to bring new research collaboration among universities and institutions with the help of an innovative underwater observatory. Physicist and author of “Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space,” Janna Levin, sits down with us and shares what happens when two black holes collide. And we explore the vast, underground Howe Caverns, which may provide insight into how the world began.

    Length: 00:26:41
  • SciTech Now: Shark Fossils (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," experts at the American Museum of Natural History discuss the importance of a collection of fossils donated by two professors at Ohio University.

    Length: 00:03:09
  • SciTech Now: Sharklet (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, discover how shark skin could be the key to combatting the spread of harmful bacteria inside hospitals.

    Length: 00:06:11
  • SciTech Now: Shed Hunting (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, illegal hunting of deer and elk antlers is sparking controversy in the backcountry wilderness of Oregon, and putting the animals in danger.

    Length: 00:04:10
  • SciTech Now: Shyp (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we talk with Kevin Gibbon, CEO and Co-Founder of Shyp.

    Length: 00:04:19
  • SciTech Now: Silicon City (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, explore a New York Historical Society exhibition that highlights the advancements in technology from early innovations at the 1964 World’s Fair to modern day tech.

    Length: 00:05:35
  • SciTech Now: Sitka Sea Stars (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we get an up-close look at a deadly disease affecting species of starfish on the west coast.

    Length: 00:07:16
  • SciTech Now: SLAC Accelerator (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," physicists explain how particle accelerators work.

    Length: 00:07:23
  • SciTech Now: Smart House

    WNYC’s New Tech City explores a community in Austin, Texas using technology to conserve energy in the home. At the 2014 World Science Festival Alan Alda and physicist Brian Greene discuss Einstein’s Theory of Relativity. Professor Hao Li chats about the future of virtual reality and we get an exclusive look at PBS Nature’s recent documentary on animal misfits in the wild.

    Length: 00:26:36
  • SciTech Now: SMART Program (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we see how the SMART program is helping make health professions more diverse and equal.

    Length: 00:02:39
  • SciTech Now: Smart Roads (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, developers are integrating tech into our infrastructure and a company in Missouri is working to bring technology to the roadways.

    Length: 00:05:01
  • SciTech Now: Snowflake Science

    In this episode, we follow researchers in Northern Alaska who are racing to understand how climate change is impacting the breeding and migration of Arctic birds. Scientist, author, and self-proclaimed science evangelist Ainissa Remirez explains how snowflakes form and why they have six sides. We stop by The Center for the Intrepid and uncover how they are helping patients return to their highest physical, psychological and emotional selves. And we see how drones are modernizing the farming industry by helping farmers keep an eye on their crops.

    Length: 00:26:40
  • SciTech Now: Social Media Degree (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, learn how social media is becoming an integral part of university curriculum.

    Length: 00:02:34
  • SciTech Now: Soft Tissue Printer

    We check out P-Tech, a high school in New York that provides both an associate degree and crucial real-world tech experience upon graduation. With 3-D printing on the rise, many applications are emerging. Professor Adam Feinberg of Carnegie Mellon University is raising the bar by constructing soft tissue such as arteries with a consumer grade 3-D printer. Jump on the Atlantis space shuttle as we take a look back at it’s 33 missions and the 30-year history of the NASA Space Shuttle Program. And we examine the attributes of what makes some animals cute and others not.

    Length: 00:26:40
  • SciTech Now: Solar Power (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," Yosef Abramowitz shares his research on global electricity and solar power.

    Length: 00:06:45
  • SciTech Now: Soundwall (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" we sit down with Soundwall co-founder, David Hose, and see how his company is combining art and sound.

    Length: 00:03:56
  • SciTech Now: Space Race

    We get an inside look at the race to space with the Google Lunar Xprize followed by an interview with CNET Editor-At-Large, Tim Stevens, on the competition. We take a tour of the New York Botanical Garden’s Steere Herbarium with Director Barbara Thiers. We sit down with Kevin Gibbon, CEO and Co-Founder of Shyp and find out how he’s changing the shipping industry and we take a look at Project Reservoir, a STEM-oriented program at a New Jersey school.

    Length: 00:26:36
  • SciTech Now: Spire (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" the CEO of Spire, Peter Platzer, discusses the future of weather satellites and forecasting.

    Length: 00:05:54
  • SciTech Now: Spritz (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," Frank Waldman, the CEO and Co-Founder of startup company Spritz, unlocks the secret to exceptionally fast speed reading.

    Length: 00:06:09
  • SciTech Now: StartUp Box (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" we learn about urban onshoring from StartUp Box, a company that is creating jobs in the tech and gaming industries.

    Length: 00:05:35
  • SciTech Now: STEAM (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, Ryan Buyssens, assistant professor of Sculpture and Applied Design at the University of Cental Florida, discusses the STEM initiative and the push to get it changed to STEAM so art does not get left behind.

    Length: 00:01:50
  • SciTech Now: STEM & Hip-Hop (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, Christopher Emdin, a science educator at Columbia University’s Teacher’s College shares the many connections between STEM and hip hop.

    Length: 00:06:55
  • SciTech Now: Stitch Fix (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" Eric Colson, Chief Algorithms Officer at Stitch Fix, discusses how big data is transforming the way women shop.

    Length: 00:02:32
  • SciTech Now: St. Louis Gateway Arch Stains (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, mysterious stains have appeared on St. Louis’ Gateway Arch and now a tricky testing procedure is in the works to see how and if it can be cleaned.

    Length: 00:04:32
  • SciTech Now: St. Louis Sewers (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we take a look inside the intricate St. Louis sewer system, and how the city plans to update the underground tunnels.

    Length: 00:05:50
  • SciTech Now: Story Collider (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" The Story Collider in Brooklyn, New York is combining science with storytelling to change the way we learn.

    Length: 00:05:38
  • SciTech Now: Sturgeon Poaching (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," wildlife cops on the Columbia River work hard to stop poachers from catching and killing valuable sturgeon.

    Length: 00:05:57
  • SciTech Now: Sue Gardner (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" Sue Gardner, Special Advisor to and former Executive Director of the Wiki-media foundation speaks to with Alexander Heffner, host of "The Open Mind."

    Length: 00:03:12
  • SciTech Now: Summer Hurricanes (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, a team of researchers are utilizing the unique properties of the Jersey shore to study hurricane intensity.

    Length: 00:02:59
  • SciTech Now: Suncoast Science (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we go inside the Suncoast Science Center where both children and tech savvy adults have access to unique tools used by engineers, designers, and scientists.

    Length: 00:07:01
  • SciTech Now: Supersonic Car (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we get an inside look at the engineering hub of the Bloodhound supersonic car, which is gearing up to break the land speed record.

    Length: 00:04:31
  • SciTech Now: Sweet Findings

    Scientists attempt to answer the question, “How many licks does it take to get to the center of a lollipop?” and find relevant applications for their findings. Climate scientist Ken Caldeira discusses some of the implications of alternate remedies for global warming. And one school in Tampa, Florida is using technology to facilitate classroom learning.

    Length: 00:26:39
  • SciTech Now: Synethesia (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," the World Science Festival gives us a presentation on synesthesia, the blending of senses, and shows how it affects a small percentage of the population with a special performance.

    Length: 00:04:06
  • SciTech Now: Synthetic Chemistry (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now Yale University's Dr. David Spiegel discusses synthetic chemistry.

    Length: 00:04:39
  • SciTech Now: Talon Simulations (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" we go inside the lab of some Central Florida engineers who are builiding a flight simulator to help pilots obtain their pilot license.

    Length: 00:05:29
  • SciTech Now: Tampa Prep Tech (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, one school in Tampa, Florida is using technology to facilitate classroom learning.

    Length: 00:07:13
  • SciTech Now: Teacher Modeling Instruction (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we exlplore The American Modeling Teachers Association and how the workshops they develop are helping students in science and math classes.

    Length: 00:05:28
  • SciTech Now: Team Astrobotic (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" we get an inside look at Google Lunar X Prize contestants Team Astrobotic.

    Length: 00:03:52
  • SciTech Now: Tech Art (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," reporter Maddie Orton guides us through Rowan University Art Gallery's Simulate-Permeate exhibition, where artists are using technology to create art.

    Length: 00:02:45
  • SciTech Now: Tech Boom

    Florida artist Eric Higgs discusses how his company, LumaStream, is reinventing lighting technology with LED lights. Entrepreneur Brian Hecht discusses disruption of the tech industry. We see the outcome of removing two dams in Washington State has affected the Elwha River. And we take a look inside Cache Makers of Utah, a STEM-focused after school club for kids.

    Length: 00:26:35
  • SciTech Now: Tech Communities (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," Serial Entrepreneur, Brian Hecht, discusses up and coming tech communities.

    Length: 00:04:02
  • SciTech Now: Tech for Humanity

    Discover how ants and slime mold might help us understand collective human behavior. Founder of Not Impossible Labs, Mike Ebeling, discusses how his lab is making “technology for the sake of humanity.” We visit Mercy hospital in St. Louis and get a sneak peek at one of the world’s first virtual medical centers. And we see how the Maidbot could potentially change the hotel industry.

    Length: 00:26:41
  • SciTech Now: Tech Gender Gap (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" programmers and entrepreneurs discuss the current status of women in the tech industry and the existing gender gap.

    Length: 00:06:39
  • SciTech Now: The Final Frontier

    We take a look at Quasar Energy, a company that developed a sustainable solution to toxic algae blooms. Dr. Seth Shostak from the Center for SETI Research discusses the possibility of other life in our galaxy and how we could discover it. Museum Hack’s “Dinosaur Whisperer” Dustin Growick illustrates how getting excited about dinosaurs could contribute to a landslide of learning. And the founder of Local Projects explains how museums integrate technology to enhance visitors’ experiences.

    Length: 00:26:34
  • SciTech Now: The Future of the Universe (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," a scientist explains what the future of the universe may look like.

    Length: 00:01:36
  • SciTech Now: The Gaming Industry (Segment)

    This clip from "SciTech Now" gives us a glimpse into the future of the gaming industry and those who are behind it.

    Length: 00:04:21
  • SciTech Now: The Garbage Patch

    Explore the wonderful world of your own personal microbial cloud wafting around you everyday. Researchers at the University of Oregon reveal that not only can they detect and catalogue the microbial clouds, but every single one is unique. Amy Uhrin, Chief Scientist for the Marine Debris Program at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration discusses the three marine garbage patches floating in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. We see how the popular videogame, “Minecraft,” is helping students engage with a variety of topics. And we see a novel way to submerge students in STEM.

    Length: 00:26:41
  • SciTech Now: The Hive

    Explore the depths of the ocean with an underwater drone named Blackbeard. Blackbeard looks at oceanic conditions and studies the soundscape of the sea with the help of some high tech gadgets. Bots contribute to everything from chatrooms to Siri. Serial entrepreneur, Brian Hecht sits down and explains how bots contribute to our everyday lives. We learn about Menio Park’s legendary inventor, Thomas Edison. And we discover a library that is more than just books.

    Length: 00:26:41
  • SciTech Now: The Hive (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we discover a library that is more than just books.

    Length: 00:07:17
  • SciTech Now: The Lowline (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we sit down with James Ramsey, the creator of the world’s first unground park, and discover how the use of cutting edge technology will bring sunlight underground.

    Length: 00:03:49
  • SciTech Now: The Mighty Termite (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" we discover the hierarchy among termites with the help of experts from the American Museum of Natural History.

    Length: 00:05:24
  • SciTech Now: The National Museum of Math (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we visit The National Museum of Math and see how math can be anything, but boring.

    Length: 00:03:57
  • SciTech Now: The Need for Speed

    We visit the small remote town of Thurman, New York that is completely off the grid and without wireless Internet access, but the town is developing technologies to get more connected. We talk with the founder of RockPaperRobot, Jessica Banks. The CEO and Co-Founder of the startup, Spritz illustrates just how fast we could read and Professor John Armstrong discusses the physics behind cheese making.

    Length: 00:26:36
  • SciTech Now: The Science Guy

    See how the Renaissance robots in Florida are helping surgeons and making tricky surgical procedures more feasible. Bill Nye the Science Guy stops by to share his thoughts on evolution, the importance of science in today’s world, and his new book. We learn the science behind badminton and the shuttlecock. And we see how scientists in Seattle are working to save the declining population of abalone.

    Length: 00:26:39
  • SciTech Now: The Science of Cheese (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" the physics of cheese is explored with professor John Armstrong.

    Length: 00:03:36
  • SciTech Now: The Science of Cute (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we examine the attributes of what makes some animals cute and others not.

    Length: 00:02:48
  • SciTech Now: The Search for Dark Matter

    We travel down 4,850 feet below ground in an abandoned gold mine in South Dakota where a team of physicists are hunting for dark matter. We uncover the depth and implications of cyber security and major data breach crises around the United States. And we see how electrodes implanted on athlete Jennifer French’s muscles are helping her compete once again and take home a silver medal from the U.S. Paralympics.

    Length: 00:26:40
  • SciTech Now: The Sharing Economy (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," expert on economics of digital goods and services, Arun Sundararajan, discusses how the sharing economy is changing the way we live.

    Length: 00:04:55
  • SciTech Now: The Theremin (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we see how a unique instrument, the Theremin, uses bioelectric magnetic fields to create sound.

    Length: 00:03:24
  • SciTech Now: The Three R's (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, environmental consultant Jeffrey Morris shares some of the best ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle.

    Length: 00:05:27
  • SciTech Now: The Unforgettables (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we meet "The Unforgettables," a coral group that is giving hope to those with dementia and inspiration to their caregivers.

    Length: 00:05:14
  • SciTech Now: Thin Screens (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, two researchers at the University of Central Florida are working to develop extremely thin and flexible screens of the future.

    Length: 00:04:10
  • SciTech Now: Thomas Edison (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we learn about Menlo Park’s legendary inventor, Thomas Edison.

    Length: 00:02:32
  • SciTech Now: Tim Stevens (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," an interview with CNET Editor-At-Large Tim Stevens on the Google Lunar Xprize competition.

    Length: 00:04:37
  • SciTech Now: TMS Treatment (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we get an indepth look at a holistic treatment for depression.

    Length: 00:01:01
  • SciTech Now: Tokyo Robotics

    We take a look at how farming companies today are using a carbon rich material to enhance soils or purify polluted waste water. Ainissa Ramirez, scientist, author, and self-proclaimed science evangelist, sits down with us and shares how Origami can save lives. Founder and CEO of Propel shares how his teams’ mobile app is improving the lives of low-income Americans. And we take a look at innovative robotic technology that is being developed in Tokyo.

    Length: 00:26:09
  • SciTech Now: Tokyo Robots (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we take a look at innovative robotic technology that is being developed in Tokyo.

    Length: 00:04:22
  • SciTech Now: Traffic Lights (Segment)

    This clip from "SciTech Now" shows how traffic signals in your community work and how they keep traffic flowing smoothly.

    Length: 00:03:08
  • SciTech Now: Trial and Error

    Take a look at the second installment of Science Friday’s “The Real Guide to Imaginary Companions,” and discover if imaginary companions link imagination to creative problem solving. The process of trial and error is built into the scientific method, but students don’t often learn about the failures of great scientists. Associate professor of Cognitive Studies at Columbia University, Xiaodong Lin-Siegler, explains how struggles and failures can improve the ability to learn science. The use of simple and innovative technologies alike, are helping disabled scientists work to improve the wheelchair. And we see how the use of a string quartet is helping people understand and connect to climate change.

    Length: 00:26:42
  • SciTech Now: Trial & Error (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, associate professor of Cognitive Studies at Columbia University, Xiaodong Lin-Siegler, explains how struggles and failures can improve the ability to learn science.

    Length: 00:05:26
  • SciTech Now: Triton Submarine (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we dive deep with a new high tech submarine that allows for better underwater exploration for researchers.

    Length: 00:05:46
  • SciTech Now: Trojan Horse (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, a clip from PBS' Secrets of the Dead examines and explores the myth of the Trojan horse.

    Length: 00:04:58
  • SciTech Now: Uncovering Answers

    Early onset Alzheimer’s could be the result of a specific genetic mutation in family history; an experimental drug trial may provide insight for those with the disease. Ever wonder if robots in the classroom would be a reality? Education reporter Nichole Dobo tells us about one school were robots in the classroom are a reality. Studies have shown that certain people associate words with shapes, we find out what makes a word seem round or spiky. And detectives in Washington state are trying to take down poachers who are illegally selling shellfish on the black market.

    Length: 00:26:41
  • SciTech Now: Underwater Archaeology (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we see archaeology move underwater as researchers in Michigan discover clues from the past submerged in a hundred feet of water.

    Length: 00:05:53
  • SciTech Now: Underwater Volcanos (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we dive deep as we investigate the oceans, the world’s largest ecosystem. The Ocean Observatories Initiative is working to bring new research collaboration among universities and institutions with the help of an innovative underwater observatory.

    Length: 00:06:16
  • SciTech Now: Universal Robots (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, we see how the company Universal Robots is making it safe to work with robots.

    Length: 00:01:22
  • SciTech Now: Vapor Food (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," Harvard University's David Edwards shares new ways to eat and drink.

    Length: 00:06:17
  • SciTech Now: Veteran Entrepreneurship (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," veterans get a chance to apply their military skills to the business world back home with entrepreneurial "bootcamps" across the country.

    Length: 00:05:37
  • SciTech Now: Virtual Mapping (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we see how Google is helping make cultural events more accessible to people with disabilities through virtual mapping technology.

    Length: 00:02:25
  • SciTech Now: Virtual Reality

    We talk with Albert Rizzo, Director of Medical Virtual Reality at the University of Southern California’s Institute for Creative Technology. Reporter Matt Ryan investigates invasive species creeping into America’s lakes. Alexander Heffner of The Open Mind interviews Special Advisor to and former Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation about the state of the Internet today. And we visit NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology.

    Length: 00:27:02
  • SciTech Now: Virtual Reality (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," professor Hao Li discusses the future of virtual reality.

    Length: 00:01:43
  • SciTech Now: Virtual Treatment

    We know there are plenty of CEO’s in the Space Race, but we take a look beyond the space superstars and look at the whole industry of technology that is growing at a rapid rate. Researchers at the University of Central Florida are working with virtual reality technology to develop innovative treatment for veterans with PTSD. We discuss metals so rare that few people have ever heard of them, but they are becoming the building blocks of modern society. And we learn about Pando, one of the oldest and largest single organisms on Earth.

    Length: 00:26:40
  • SciTech Now: War Mysteries (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we join archeology students in North Carolina who are using ground-penetrating radar to try and solve a Revolutionary War mystery.

    Length: 00:05:10
  • SciTech Now: Waste Racers (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," professional drift racers use food waste as a source for a cleaner, more environmentally friendly fuel alternative to petroleum.

    Length: 00:02:58
  • SciTech Now: Water Botics (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we see a novel way to submerge students in STEM.

    Length: 00:03:11
  • SciTech Now: Wearable Devices (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" wearable devices are discussed.

    Length: 00:05:16
  • SciTech Now: Wekiva Bears (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," we see how one community in Central Florida is working to better cohabitate with the area’s black bear population.

    Length: 00:04:10
  • SciTech Now: What's Better? (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, sustainability strategist Leyla Acjaralou helps us bust environmental myths such as the often debated question: paper or plastic?

    Length: 00:06:19
  • SciTech Now: Who's Driving Who?

    Are driverless cars upon us? We sit down with Tim Stevens of CNET and find out. We head to the Bronx River in New York City to explore how restoring the oyster population could help restore the shoreline. We join a Google Hangout with Nick Rubin, the curator of Greenhouse and we explore the world of termites.

    Length: 00:26:46
  • SciTech Now: Wi-Fi City

    Jump into the world of science, technology and innovation with SciTechNow. Today daily life requires the Internet, but what if you don’t have access? New York City is trying to change that by providing free Wi-Fi hot spots throughout the city. The Hointer app redesigns a consumer’s shopping experience. 3D printing combines art and engineering in exciting, affordable ways and we talk to New York Tech Meetup’s Executive Director, Jessica Lawrence.

    Length: 00:26:46
  • SciTech Now: Wi-Fi City (Segment)

    This clip from "SciTech Now" explains how an internet connection is crucial when searching for a job. Learn how one city brought the internet to it's citizens.

    Length: 00:03:07
  • SciTech Now: Wildfires (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now," ecologists in Washington State are collaborating to combat wild fires from becoming even more common with unexpected methods.

    Length: 00:05:36
  • SciTech Now: Women and Technology

    We talk with the founder of Girls Who Code, how women in technology are at and all time low and what we can do to change that. We take a look at the process of digital sculpting. We explore the new idea of the Sharing Economy and how it is shaping the future of certain businesses and we dive into the Andros Barrier Reef exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History.

    Length: 00:26:46
  • SciTech Now: Women in Science (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now" we take a look at women working in the science field, particularly at the renowned Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.

    Length: 00:03:47
  • SciTech Now: Women Online (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we sit down with Jennifer Vento, managing director of Women Online, on how new technologies and hackathons are helping women stay safe both online and off.

    Length: 00:04:55
  • SciTech Now: Wristband Warriors (Segment)

    In this clip from SciTech Now, we explore the usage and benefits of wearable technology.

    Length: 00:04:56
  • SciTech Now: Wubees (Segment)

    In this clip from "SciTech Now, meet the team behind Wubees, a game that strengthens the social interaction skills of children with autism.

    Length: 00:05:11
  • SciTech Now: Zero G Greens

    Science Friday producer, Emily Driscoll, joins researchers at the University of Florida who are studying weeds and how they fare in extreme conditions and climates such as on the international space station. NASA engineer, Rashied Amini, discusses his new app Nanaya and how it can predict a person’s romantic outlook 7 years into the future. And we visit Construction Robotics, a company in New York that has developed a robot to increase the productivity of brick laying.

    Length: 00:26:40

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