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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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A preschool class connects with nature, wildlife trade, robots and saving the planet.

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Detecting life on Jupiter, sounds of the city; citizen science; and Aspirin of the future.

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Coding; the impact of design; and the immortal hydra.

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India’s Mars Orbiter Mission, seniors try VR and a Utah girls club builds weather balloons

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A preschool class connects with nature

One preschool class is reconnecting with the natural world in a nontraditional setting.

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A preschool class connects with nature

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An author's plan to help save the planet

Author E.O Wilson's recent book details his plan to help save the planet from extinction.

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An author's plan to help save the planet

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Robots walking in the shoes of humans

Engineers are using data to help robots walk like humans.

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Robots walking in the shoes of humans

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Using data to track the illegal wildlife trade

Using data to track illegal wildlife trade.

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Using data to track the illegal wildlife trade

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Aspirin of the future

A discovery that may change the way illnesses like asthma and cancer are treated.

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Aspirin of the future

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Life on Europa

Detecting life on one of Jupiter's moons.

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Life on Europa

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Mapping the sounds of New York City

The initiative “Sounds of New York City," aims to map out New York City sounds.

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Mapping the sounds of New York City

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Ordinary people changing the face of discovery

Researcher Caren Cooper speaks about ordinary people changing the face of discovery.

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Ordinary people changing the face of discovery

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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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