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Innovation Now is a daily radio show and podcast that features compelling stories of technology, invention and the people behind great ideas that benefit your life.

Innovation Now is a daily radio show and podcast that features compelling stories of technology, invention and the people behind great ideas that benefit your life.
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Hampton, VA

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Innovation Now is a daily radio show and podcast that features compelling stories of technology, invention and the people behind great ideas that benefit your life.

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English

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100 Exploration Drive Hampton, Virginia 23666


Episodes

Printing with Metals

1/22/2018
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In a new printing process, metal powders are melted with a laser and deposited on a rotating rod from the inside out, changing the way 3D printing can be done.

Duration: 00:01:31


Sending High Speed Data to Earth

1/19/2018
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OPALS, a pathfinder for more advanced versions of laser communications systems, is leading the race for sending high speed data to Earth.

Duration: 00:01:31


Advance Warning for Alzheimer’s

1/18/2018
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A blood test to look for proteins that are a precursor marker for Alzheimer’s could be a valuable gift of time.

Duration: 00:01:31


An Extra Limb

1/17/2018
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Engineers at MIT have been working on robotic arms you can wear over your shoulders, or around your waist. The arms work with a mind of their own, to lend a hand where needed.

Duration: 00:01:33


A Trojan Horse for Cancer

1/16/2018
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Researchers at Rice University have introduced a new, non-invasive, non-surgical cancer-fighting technique they call quadrapeutics.

Duration: 00:01:32


Warp Speed Ahead

1/15/2018
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NASA is keeping an eye on the theoretical physics behind the idea of warp drive ... just in case.

Duration: 00:01:30


Offshoots of Space Research

1/12/2018
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You’ve probably ingested a bit of NASA innovation yourself.

Duration: 00:01:30


Monitoring the Landscape

1/11/2018
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Add-on research in the Great Smoky Mountains helps rangers understand the Park so they can manage it better.

Duration: 00:01:30


FINDER to the Rescue

1/10/2018
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FINDER is useful for detecting heartbeats through rooftops, helping rescue workers quickly identify people who need help.

Duration: 00:01:30


Escape Routes for Firefighters

1/9/2018
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Before ever battling the flames of a wildfire, the U.S. Forestry Service works with firefighters to identify the best escape routes to designated safety zones.

Duration: 00:01:30


Symphony in Space

1/5/2018
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Like a roaring ocean surf, plasma waves in space create a musical chorus all their own.

Duration: 00:01:30


Identifying Driving Hazards

1/4/2018
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Older drivers may be more capable of adapting their responses to driving hazards when driving in heavy traffic.

Duration: 00:01:30


Oobleck for Roads

1/3/2018
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“Non-Newtonian Fluids” can behave like solids OR liquids, thickening or thinning, depending on the mechanical stress put on them. They can even be used to repair roads.

Duration: 00:01:29


The Triton Hopper

1/2/2018
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The Triton Hopper concept could take us a hop, skip, and jump closer to objects in the far edges of our solar system.

Duration: 00:01:29


Power from Traffic

1/1/2018
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Can we harvest electricity from the flow of daily rush hour traffic? One inventor thinks so.

Duration: 00:01:29


A Lighthouse Beacon

12/29/2017
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NASA’s Neutron Star Interior Composition Explorer, or NICER mission, will study the extraordinary physics of neutron stars.

Duration: 00:01:30


Bits and Bytes

12/28/2017
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In spite of equipment upgrades, our fiber cable technology will soon reach its limit.

Duration: 00:01:29


First Pictures from Mars

12/27/2017
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Pictures Viking sent to Earth more than 40 years ago are helping scientists today pick landing sites for Mars missions in the future.

Duration: 00:01:30


Energy from the Air

12/26/2017
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A project by researchers at the University of Washington is developing a new way for devices to communicate without any on-board batteries.

Duration: 00:01:29


Songs from Space

12/25/2017
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Satellites record electromagnetic fluctuations that can be converted into audio files using computer algorithms.

Duration: 00:01:29

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