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Avera Health has received a $4.5 million grant to expand sexual assault exam services through eCare. The money will fund and support sexual assault forensic exams in rural communities. Jennifer Canton is a registered emergency room nurse. She discusses the need for this type of care.

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The FDA has awarded Breakthrough Device designation for a Stent Graft System for the treatment of a thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm. The device was created by Dr. Patrick Kelly – he’s a vascular surgeon and inventor and leads Sanford Health Commercialization.

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Ten Children’s hospitals use genomic medicine to change pediatric care.  Joining to explain is Dr. Gene Hoyme who is the medical director at Sanford Children’s Genomic Medicine Consortium.  The mission of the consortium is to manage resources in genetics and genomics, conduct research, and incorporate genomic medicine into pediatric practice.

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Victoria Wicks Leads Up To Rhines Execution

Oct 28, 2019
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In The Moment ... October 28, 2019 Show 688 Hour 2

South Dakota death row inmate Charles Rhines has exhausted his direct appeals in court and is scheduled to die sometime in the first week of November. But his attorneys are still working on a couple of potential legal roadblocks. Rhines goes to court Tuesday in Sioux Falls to challenge drug protocols. And an Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals panel says he still can plead for leniency from Governor Kristi Noem.

SDPB's Victoria Wicks visits with In The Moment guest host Cara Hetland.

Innovation: SafeRun

Oct 25, 2019
SDPB

Cortney Bickley and Abby Wollschlager are seniors at the University of South Dakota Beacom School of Business – they took first place in the 2019 Innovation Expo student pitch competition in Sioux Falls earlier this month. Their product is “SafeRun” a portable device that individuals can wear while exercising alone.

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As fall harvest is underway in South Dakota, we’re hearing about moisture levels in soybeans. We’re hearing about semi’s starting fire and the potential of fire at grain elevators.  I was curious about the spontaneous combustion of soybeans.  We start this conversation understanding moisture in soybeans.  Darren Hefty is with the Ag PhD program.  He also farms and has a seed business.  We spoke earlier this week.

Innovation: NebTray

Aug 23, 2019
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Susan Evans is an occupational therapist from Aberdeen. Evans has developed a product called the NebTray – it helps people organize vials of medications for respiratory treatments.

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Innovation: CubeSat

Aug 23, 2019
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Dr. Hadi Fekrmandi is an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and Skye Rutan-Bedard is a mechanical engineering undergraduate researcher.  The difference between a satellite and a cube sat is more than just the price tag. Research at School of Mines is looking at cameras used in a CubeSat as the goal is to expand from one small satellite to a swarm of smaller satellites working together to focus on specific research areas.

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New health guidelines say more women may benefit from gene testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer. Megan Bell is a genetic counselor at Sanford Health, she discusses the latest guidelines.

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Mike Headley, SDSTA Executive Director and SURF lab director, gives an update on the experiments and construction in the lab. Also, Communications Director Constance Walter provides a Neutrino Day overview.

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Cabot-Ann Christopherson, researcher with the Majorana Demonstrator and a chemistry instructor at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology presents the “Case for Curiosity”.  Christofferson explains why researchers pursue the experiments underground. She says often the best discoveries happen on accident.

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“The Legend of the Northern Lights” is a film that combines visual imagery and music to tell the story behind the Northern Lights phenomena. The film is a collaboration between Dr. Jose Francisco Salgado and the Black Hills Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Bruce Knowles.

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B9Creations and SDC Technologies have opened an Additive Manufacturing Material Development Lab. B9Creations is a provider of 3D printing solutions and SDC Technologies is a leader in optical coatings with applications ranging from NASA space helmets to Anti-Fog commercial refrigeration doors. Joining us today with more is Shon Anderson and he is the CEO of B9Creations.

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U.S. Senator Mike Rounds discusses Cybersecurity issues. Rounds serves as chairman of the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Cybersecurity. He says it’s the number one responsibility of the federal government to provide for the defense of our country and that includes protection from damaging cyber-attacks.

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David Ure, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Inanovate. He is also the co-inventor of the Longitudinal Assay Screening technology. Inanovate, Inc. is a life science company specializing in the development of blood tests for cancer and autoimmune diseases. The company recently secured $3.1 million investment to support breast cancer detection technology.

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Thadd Giedd is the license holder and lead organizer of TEDx Sioux Falls. He is joined today by Vaney Hariri, the co-founder of Think 3D Solutions and professional podcaster Sarah Werner.

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Carmen Simone is the current executive director of UCSF. The University of South Dakota will soon launch a new college dedicated to innovation and workforce development in Sioux Falls, replacing what is currently known as University Center – Sioux Falls. Simone will lead the new program.

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Dr. Scott Wood, Assistant Professor in Nanoscience and Nanoengineering Program at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. His research uses cutting-edge techniques to identify the cellular mechanisms that lead to osteoarthritis. Wood is the featured STEAM Café speaker. The title of his Dec. 18 talk is Investigating the Cellular Mechanisms of Osteoarthritis.

Paulette Davidson is president and CEO of Regional Health. Today, SDPB's Cara Hetland introduces her to the audience.

When people are sad, lonely, stressed, or even facing a full-scale mental health crisis, they are often told "It Gets Better." In a state with limited access to mental health resources, what do we do Before It Gets Better?

This hour we welcome reports from SDPB's Lee Strubinger, Jackie Hendry, and Cara Hetland.

We also welcome insight from Dr. Stephen Manlove, Manlove Psychaitric Group, Rapid City, and Amber Reints, a psyciatric mental health nurse practitioner.

The Great American Read Finale Airs Tonight

Oct 23, 2018
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In The Moment ... October 23. 2018 Show 446 Hour 2

The votes have been counted. Tonight, tune in to SDPB-TV to find out what book lovers have chosen for America's Best Loved Novel. The Great American Read finale airs tonight at 7 p.m. CDT / 6 p.m. MDT.

In honor of the conclusion of a summer of reading and voting, we've decided to let you know which books a few of us voted for. Here are some highlights from the SDPB family.

Grand Opening Of The SDPB's Sioux Falls Studios

Oct 15, 2018
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In The Moment ... October 15. 2018 Show 441 Hour 1

Many of fans and supporters joined us at the new SDPB Sioux Falls studios for our Grand Opening events.

Paula Kerger is President and CEO of PBS. She was in Sioux Falls for the celebration. She sat down with SDPB's Director of Radio Cara Hetland.

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In The Moment ... November 1, 2017 Show 211 Hour 1

Cara Hetland is joined today by SDPB's Nate Wek. They discuss the opportunity that Cara recently had and that was being a member of the chain gang at Howard Field in Sioux Falls. This piece is on the SDPB sport's Facebook page.

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In The Moment ... October 5, 2017 Show 192 hour 1

SDPB's Cara Hetland brings you an update on the Cancer Moonshot from South Dakota researchers and physicians. The Cancer Action Network hosted an event in Sioux Falls on October 4 to discuss progress. Cara Hetland is host of In the Moment's Innovation and SDPB's Director of Radio.

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In The Moment ... May 23, 2017 Show 099 Hour 1

Steve Bannon made a career as a voice for the anti-establishment. Now he's chief strategist for President Donald Trump. For FRONTLINE's "Bannon's War," producers drew on nearly 30 in-depth interviews with political insiders, Bannon's former associates at Breitbart, authors, and journalists. It tells the story of one man's quest to transform America. You can see it tonight on SDPB-TV at 9 central, 8 mountain. Joining us today to talk about "Bannon's War," producer Gabrielle Schonder.