Focus on Technology

Wednesday afternoons during Cincinnati Edition, 1:00 - 2:00 pm

Ann Thompson reports on the latest trends in technology and their effects on medicine, safety, the environment or entertainment.

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Focus on Technology
1:31 am
Fri October 12, 2012

Preserving Plants at the Cincinnati Zoo

Dr. Valerie Pence, principal investigator for CREW

Our friends at the Cincinnati Zoo aren’t only into protecting and preserving animals; they are also into doing the same thing for plants. In this week’s Focus on Technology, Ann Thompson reports on efforts to save endangered plant species by using test tube reproduction.

Focus on Technology
1:31 am
Fri October 5, 2012

High-Tech Homework Companionship

UC's Engineering Research Center

First and second year engineering students often feel isolated when doing their complicated homework. The University of Cincinnati has a high-tech solution to get them together as Ann Thompson reports in this week’s Focus on Technology.

Focus on Technology
1:31 am
Fri September 28, 2012

Improving Amphibious Vehicles for the Navy

One of the amphibious hovercrafts.

Navy amphibious vehicles will soon be faster, more agile and better able to carry larger payloads for longer distances. That’s because two University of Dayton researchers are redesigning them as Ann Thompson reports in this week’s Focus on Technology.

Focus on Technology
1:31 am
Fri September 21, 2012

Yellow and Gray Buses Can Go Green

A zero-emission bus is on a cross country tour, stopping off in Cincinnati to demonstrate its super green features. Take a test drive with Ann Thompson in this week’s Focus on Technology.

Focus on Technology
1:31 am
Fri September 14, 2012

Robot Medics Research

the RAIDER robot

Injured U.S. soldiers on the battlefield may eventually be helped by robots. Vision recognition technology developed by University of Dayton researchers would help the robots seek out and find soldiers in need of medical care.  Ann Thompson reports in this week's Focus on Technology.

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