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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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Turf grass science; an app for tenants, a unique look at aging and assistive technology.

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A dancing wheelchair; tech that promotes civic engagement; spider silk; and beer science.

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Snowboarding; the Maker Movement; women and the Space Race; and tracking grizzly bears.

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Goosebumps; measuring vision; genome sequencing; and engineering the perfect pop-up book.

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A app that helps tenants stay warm all winter

An app and sensor that collects and graphs temperature data for tenants.

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A app that helps tenants stay warm all winter

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A British researcher challenges how we look at aging.

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A British researcher challenges how we look at aging

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How is turf grass impacting sports?

How is turf grass impacting sports?

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How is turf grass impacting sports?

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Innovative technology for people with disabilities

Innovative technology for people with disabilities.

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Innovative technology for people with disabilities

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A chair fit for dancing

A wheelchair that allows dancers with disabilities to move in new directions.

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A chair fit for dancing

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Beer science

The science behind making beer.

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Beer science

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Spider silk

A biotech company creates spider silk.

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Spider silk

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Tech that promotes civic engagement

The online platform, "IssueVoter" uses tech to promote civic engagement.

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Tech that promotes civic engagement

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Scientists use a new method for tracking fish populations.

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

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