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What is the climate innovation gap?

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Are we investing enough resources in science and climate research? Over the last decade, federal spending on research and development as a percentage of our country’s GDP has been declining. Peter deMenocal, director of Columbia University’s Center for Climate and Life, argues that the shortfall is creating an innovation gap that could impact the security of our food, water, and shelter.

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SciTech Now Episode 326

The speed of light with peeps, climate change, and engineering a bomb-sniffing locust.

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SciTech Now Episode 326

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SciTech Now 325

Tech-savvy farming, community microgrid, a therapy for soldiers and a pre-k STEM program.

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SciTech Now 325

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Scitech Now 324

Electromagnetic football, "The War on Science,” robotics summer camp, squid ink.

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SciTech Now 323

Leather goods from fungus, metal 3D printing; altering photosynthesis; and women in STEM.

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Bomb sniffing locust

A St. Louis lab is engineering a bomb-sniffing locust.

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Bomb sniffing locust

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Finding the speed of light with peeps

NPR'S Science reporter, Adam Cole demonstrates how to find the speed of light with peeps.

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Finding the speed of light with peeps

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How is climate change impacting the water cycle?

How is the water cycle affected by change in climate over time?

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How is climate change impacting the water cycle?

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A community microgrid

A community microgrid that will change the way energy is bought and sold.

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A community microgrid

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A pre-k program engages students with STEM

A pre-k program engages students with STEM

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A pre-k program engages students with STEM

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Accelerated therapy

A therapy that can help improve anxiety and PTSD among soldiers returning home from war.

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Accelerated therapy

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Tech-savvy farming

Researchers apply tech to traditional farming in order to feed earths rising population.

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Tech-savvy farming

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Scientists use a new method for tracking fish populations.

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C-BASS

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SciTech Now captures the latest breakthroughs in science, technology and innovation.

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