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 | October 26, 2016

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Animals have complex thoughts and emotions / Imagining life as an octopus / Genetic history of the Zika virus / Are we alone in the universe? / Why are there solar panels at the Daytona International Speedway?

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SciTech Now | October 19, 2016

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90-year Ford Tri-motor airplane / Removing barbed wire to return land to wilderness / Campaign workers & technology / Carolina chickadees & climate change.

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SciTech Now | October 12, 2016

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Marketable energy from large-scale pig farms, armpit microbiome, imaginary friends & real-world creativity, tricking the brain with mirror therapy.

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SciTech Now | September 14, 2016

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How modern technology is being used at Cahokia Mounds, where our electronic waste is ending up, an underwater observatory looks into underwater volcanoes, Thomas Edison's laboratory at Menlo Park, New Jersey.

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SciTech Now | September 7, 2016

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St. Louis Zoo’s Dr. Cheryl Asa research of animal reproduction, children's imaginary companions, University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign is transforming the wheelchair, predicting hurricane intensity.

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SciTech Now | July 13, 2016

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The science of brewing a good beer, undamming a river presents challenges, the role women played in technological advancements of the computer age, Science Evangelist Ainissa Ramirez, the St. Louis Science Center's new GROW exhibit.

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SciTech Now | June 29, 2016

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Washington University's IDEA Labs, shellfish poachers, counterfeit microchips, Tums factory in St. Louis.

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SciTech Now | June 22, 2016

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A local doctor comes up with a way to get babies to take their medicine, microbial cloud, Crater Lake crayfish, robots in classroom, Minecraft in schools.

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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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