Hosted by veteran science journalist Ira Flatow, Science Friday is a weekly science talk show, part of NPR's Talk of the Nation programming. Each week, Science Friday focuses on science topics that are in the news and tries to bring an educated, balanced discussion to bear on the scientific issues at hand.
Houses with dogs had more types of bacteria, say researchers who surveyed surfaces in 40 homes.
How, and why, have some older people overcome the challenges of learning new technology?
The massive tornado that struck Oklahoma this week was the product of specific atmospheric conditions—and bad luck.
A skin cancer drug shown to lessen Alzheimer's symptoms in mice may not work as originally claimed.
Climate change may increase pests and turn dry soil to dust. Farmers are already on the offensive.