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Critical Thinking Quest

8:00 PM on April 6th, 2020
11:30 PM on April 8th, 2020

In this episode of SciTech Now, researchers a Cornell Tech in New York are working to develop technology that can help victims of abuse. The Natural History Museum of Utah is using technology to help students improve their critical thinking skills. A young entrepreneur is disrupting the way we detect head injuries in sports. And we take a look at how smart technology can help us all conserve water.

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Toxic Living

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

High-Tech Careers

We take a look at how scientists found a giant reservoir of water beneath the ocean floor. In Utah, Weber State University and Davis Tech are helping students gain experience working with advanced composites. A research team is working to replace the current method of skin cancer detection with a less invasive option. And the Local Environmental Observer Network in Alaska helps citizens share their knowledge, observations, and concerns about the environment. 

Language Connections

In this episode of SciTech Now, Professor Erich Jarvis discusses spoken language and what we can learn from about it from songbirds. We take a look at 3D mapping technology of the human eye. We join citizen scientists coming together to clean up Hawaii’s beaches. And high schoolers prepare for a spoken word performance on climate change. 

Printing Homes

Freelance journalist and author, Todd Zwillich, discusses John Houbolt, one of the least known figures on the Apollo 11 team, and how his discoveries propelled NASA to the moon. We take an in-depth look at spider silk and the webs they weave. Scientists developed a wristband that measures cells. And a tech startup in Texas hopes to end homelessness by 3D printing homes.

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