SciTech Now

SciTech Now

Explore the latest scientific developments, research, innovations and inventions in St. Louis and around the world in SciTech Now, a series produced by the Nine Network of Public Media. SciTech Now airs Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. on Nine PBS. 

The magazine-style series, produced and hosted by Nine’s Jim Kirchherr, features a St. Louis-based science story every week as well as pieces produced by other major market PBS stations. Hari Sreenivasan of PBS NewsHour is a regular contributor.

Nine’s SciTech Now segments are also available for airing on PBS stations nationwide.

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SciTech Now | February 8, 2017

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A visit to Missouri’s Alley Mill / A look at the latest smart devices / Loggerhead sea turtles nesting on Florida beaches.

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SciTech Now | February 1, 2017

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Arch Reactor hackerspace in South St. Louis / “HotWheelz” hybrid racecar / A physical therapist & engineer help stroke victims regain their ability to walk / Genetic engineering & hornless cattle / Green House Venture aims to be a hands-on science center for students.

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SciTech Now | January 25, 2017

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Washington University Alzheimer’s disease research / Climate change & the new sport of winter cycling / Science educator Ainissa Ramirez / A park in New Jersey brings dinosaurs to life.

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SciTech Now | January 11, 2017

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Washington University scientists are training locusts to sniff out bombs / Scientists have taken steps toward creating the illusion that something has disappeared / Replacing gasoline with woodchips and sawdust / Tackling the final challenges of driverless cars.

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SciTech Now | January 4, 2017

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A total eclipse will pass right through Missouri and southern Illinois on August 21, 2017 / DNA of algae / Missouri Botanical Garden's dead plant collection / Controlled burns in North Carolina / Where recycling goes.

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SciTech Now | December 21, 2016

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A local program brings together kids & bees / Cracking the code of firefly flashes / Psychologists study imaginary friends / Washington University’s researchers test treatments for Alzheimer’s disease

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SciTech Now | November 23, 2016

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Jefferson Barracks Telephone Museum / Advances in bioengineering are helping veterans / Designing lighting installations focusing on human behavior / Seeds waiting to spring to life in a phenomenon called the super bloom

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SciTech Now | November 16, 2016

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Science Friday’s Ira Flatow / How powerful is an eel’s electric shock / Surgeons and soldiers use virtual reality for training / Daily weather records from a hundred years ago

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Native Plants to Attract Bees

Native Plants to Attract Bees

View a list of native plants to attract bees and native pollinators from the Missouri Botanical Garden. As featured on the December 21, 2016 episode of SciTech Now.

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