SciTech Now | January 25, 2017

Last Updated by Dale Fisher on

Researchers at Washington University are using a new imaging tool to better understand Alzheimer’s disease. A recently developed chemical agent used in PET scans shows the buildup of tau protein in the brain in living patients, which will aid in early diagnosis and drug trials.

Some winter sports areas worried about the effect of climate change on annual snowfall have turned to the new sport of winter cycling.

Science educator Ainissa Ramirez explains how lightning creates nature’s magnets.

A park in the New Jersey brings to life the dinosaurs that once roamed the earth.

____________________

View more episodes of SciTech Now. Follow the Nine Network on Facebook and Twitter for the latest programming updates.