1. Scott Tinker: Energy, Environment and the Economy

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    At The University of Texas at Austin, Dr. Scott Tinker and his team at the Bureau of Economic Geology are pioneering new technologies to recover existing oil, take advantage of alternative sources like nuclear and solar energy, and develop innovations like carbon sequestration, which puts carbon dioxide from power plants safely underground and not into our air. In this extended interview, Dr. Tinker dicusses the current energy landscape. Watch the TV series segment featuring Dr. Scott Tinker: http://vimeo.com/3977995 Learn more at: http://stateoftomorrow.com/stories/energy/tinker.htm

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    • Andrew Sansom: The Worth of Water

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      Will Texas run out of clean water in the 21st century? Andrew Sansom, Executive Director of Texas State Universitys River Systems Institute, says that depends on the choices we make. Andrew Sansom, Executive Director of Texas State Universitys River Systems Institute, says the future of Texas water depends on the choices we make today. Watch the TV series segment featuring Andrew Sansom: http://vimeo.com/3691409

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      • Mary Ann Rankin: Inspiring Young Minds

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        In 1997, Dr. Mary Ann Rankin, dean of the College of Natural Sciences at UT Austin, launched UTeach, an innovative program for training our next generation of math and science teachers. Now, UTeach is being replicated at colleges and universities across the county. Watch the TV series segment: http://vimeo.com/3763056 Learn more at: http://stateoftomorrow.com/stories/education/uteach.htm

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        • C.J. Peters: Wake Up Call

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          At The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Dr. C.J. Peters and his team work in a maximum-security Biosafety Level 4 (BSL-4) lab to help our state and world respond to a destructive viral outbreak. Watch the TV series segment featuring Dr. CJ Peters: http://vimeo.com/3763308 Learn more at: http://stateoftomorrow.com/stories/biosafety/peters.htm

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          • Stanley M. Lemon: Inside the BSL-4 Lab

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            Meet Dr. Stanley M. Lemon, Director of the Institute for Human Infections at UT Medical Branch - Galveston, whose research teams mission is to stay one jump ahead of the spread of infectious disease. Watch the TV series segment featuring Dr. Stanley M. Lemon: http://vimeo.com/3763308 Learn more at http://stateoftomorrow.com/stories/biosafety/lemon.htm

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            • Ritsuko Komaki: Targeted Cancer Therapies

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              She narrowly escaped Hiroshima. Now radiation works for her. Dr. Ritsuko Komaki saw the devastating effects of Hiroshima as a child. Today, shes a leading oncologist at UT M. D Anderson Cancer Center where she uses radiation to fight cancer and save lives. Watch the TV series segment: http://vimeo.com/3502691 Learn more at http://stateoftomorrow.com/stories/healthcare/komaki.htm

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              • Dudley R. Herschbach: Peter Pans of Humanity

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                Winner of the 1966 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Dudley Herschbach discusses the nature of science and innovation.

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                • Robert M. Gates, Ph.D.: Road to Globalization

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                  U.S. Secretary of Defense and Former President of Texas A&M University Robert M. Gates says the U.S. will fall behind as a world leader if we dont better prepare the next generation of scientists and mathematicians.

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                  • Lee Fuiman: School of Fish

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                    Lee Fuiman, Director of the UT Marine Science Institute, says decades of monitoring the Texas Gulf Coast shows this ecosystem is changing — and not for the better. Watch the TV series segment featuring Dr. Lee Fuiman: http://vimeo.com/3778980

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                    • Dr. James D. Cox: The Evolution of Cancer Treatment

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                      Dr. James D. Cox oversees the nations largest Proton Therapy Center at UT M. D. Anderson Cancer Center where a massive piece of machinery creates and energizes targeted proton beams that can kill a tumor but leave healthy surrounding tissue intact. Watch the TV series segment: http://vimeo.com/3502691 Learn more at: http://stateoftomorrow.com/stories/healthcare/cox.htm

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