The Latest from WPSU

scientists studying plants
SciTech Now

Episode 324

Posted on May 12, 2017

Discover how scientists are trying to avoid food shortages by applying high tech science to traditional farming. Learn about a company in New York Producing microgrids, a therapy tool for post-traumatic stress, and watch a clip from WPSU's Managing Risk in a Changing Climate. Continue »

 

People building structure out of canned food.
SciTech Now

Episode 323

Posted on May 9, 2017

Learn about the engineers, architects and construction professionals taking part in a unique competition in State College called Canstruction. Also, a way to track a football with electromagnetic waves. And the mysteries of squid ink. Continue »

 

Set of Conversations Live
Conversations Live

Revisiting Climate Change

Posted on May 5, 2017

President Trump has ordered an about-face on U.S. energy policy, walking back Obama-era policies aimed at curbing emissions and preparing the United States for the impacts of climate change. Will that stop the clean energy transition now underway—and what’s at stake? Continue »

 

SciTech Now
SciTech Now

Episode 322

Posted on May 5, 2017

In this episode of SciTech Now, we visit a Penn State lab that’s working on making batteries last longer, especially for electric vehicles. Also, discover the field of biomedical gerontology in a Google chat with Aubrey de Grey, who’s on a crusade against aging. Continue »

 

JeffTech classroom
SciTech Now

Episode 321

Posted on April 26, 2017

In this episode of SciTech Now, we visit JEFFTech Vocational-Technical School. Learn about what this school is doing to keep up with industry trends. Also, see an innovative wheelchair with extraordinary mobility. And discover art and science of brewing beer. Continue »