Science Friday with host Ira Flatow discusses the latest in science, technology, health, and the environment. It's brain fun, for curious people.
Some of todays video games are pushing players into new emotional territory, engaging complex feelings like complicity, empathy, and grief. Plus, how good are you at picking out an authentic research study from a spoof?
A new study suggests a melting Antarctica could pump up global sea levels much more than previously predicted. Plus, social media feed curation, and how springtime can bring some unexpected blooms.
In the 90s, the Clipper Chip was the big government encryption case. Two Science Friday guests involved in that early debate rejoin us to weigh in on the Apple argument. Plus, two anthropologists are studying an ancient brewery.
Craig Venter and his team have booted up a cell with only the bare minimum genetic instructions required for life. Plus, Janna Levin on LIGO.
A panel of education experts discusses challenges and approaches to teaching climate change science in the classroom. Plus, how a new method convinces cancer cells to gobble up a ball of poison and ferry it directly to the cell nucleus.
Sculptor Tom Sachs has built his own space program, and it is 100 percent DIY. Plus, biologist Sean B. Carroll describes some of the greatest experiments in ecology.