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  • Views: 502 Technically Accurate: Innovation in archeology redefines history

    Archeology is going high tech! Recent digs, especially in the area of the Battle of Fallen Timbers are turning up some surprising results. Historian and Archeologist Dr. Michael Pratt discuss local digs and the Metroparks of the Toledo Area showcase some of the recent finds.

  • Views: 308 New Media, New Day

    Technology is opening new doors of communication for people who are deaf.  Sign language is a vibrant and effective language for communication, but knowledge of the language is limited in the larger population.  Now, through text messaging and social media people who are deaf are communicating with a broader range of people and experiencing the world in a whole new way.


  • Views: 1285 Hydrogen Gets Hot: Could fuel cell cars be the next big thing?

    Fossil fuels are known hazards to our environment and they are not sustainable. One possible front-runner for the car of the future is the Hydrogen Fuel Cell car. How is hydrogen used as a fuel? How do we make and find hydrogen? How can drivers fuel up with the H-fuel cell? Melissa Chi looks under the hood.

  • Views: 609 Hunting Hypertension

    Blood Pressure Regulation may have a genetic marker and Dr. Bina Joe is looking for it.  Her Genomics Lab at UTMC has identified 16 genome regions for study and is getting closer to a discovery.  Amanda Patton explains genetic mapping and markers that pre-dispose some people to certain disorders and maladies.  How does identifying these markers lead to treatment that can turn around high blood pressure?

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