NSF Grant, Speech Recognition Software, Gall Flies and Sanford Intensive Air
Innovation - 01/27/2012
SDPB News Director Cara Hetland speaks with Dr. Paula Mabee, a University of South Dakota biology professor, who has been awarded $3.1 million in grants from the National Science Foundation for her collaborative work to create a data base linking genetics and descriptive data.
Then, Hetland welcomes Chris Olson, a professor at Dakota State University who recently launched www.accessible-education.com, a free series of self-paced video tutorials on using speech recognition software for online education.
SDPB's Charles Michael Ray takes us into the forest with Range Technician Eugene Bolka. Bolka talks about gall flies contolling Canada thistle in the Black Hills National Forest.
Also, a conversation with Mike Christianson, the Director of Intensive Air at Sanford Health. Sanford has three new helicopters preparing for flight in Sioux Falls, Fargo and Bemidji.
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