Science Friday with host Ira Flatow discusses the latest in science, technology, health, and the environment. It's brain fun, for curious people.
In Jeff VanderMeer's latest book, a future world overrun by biotech mutants still has hope. And scientists investigate the genetic pathway that leads to better endurance in mice.
A fossil find in California makes the case for human settlement of the Americas 130,000 years ago--more than 100,000 years earlier than previously believed. But not all anthropologists are convinced. Plus, a new TV series based on a biography of Einstein. And a mathematical artist and his never-ending blooms.
Physicist Richard Garwin has played a prominent role in fields ranging from nuclear weapons, personal computing technology, and science policy. Plus, a look at the state of our transportation infrastructure, and the secrets of the star-nosed mole.
The March for Science makes history as science and advocacy come together.
A CSI lab tracks the birds that strike airplanes. The species that hits most often? Not the one you might guess. Plus, practical tools to save some of your online privacy. And a look at how scarce resources and the pressure to publish undermine quests for cures.
Journalist Dave Levitan provides a guide to cut through the deceptive arguments politicians use to undermine scientific evidence. Plus simulating Mars missions, and news from Enceladus about the moons hydrothermal activity.