Science Friday with host Ira Flatow discusses the latest in science, technology, health, and the environment. It's brain fun, for curious people.
Swiss researchers created a wireless device that enabled paralyzed monkeys to walk again. Plus, how might climate change policy fare under President Trump?
Filmmaker Werner Herzog talks about his new documentary "Into the Inferno," about the devastating power of volcanoes. Plus, how believing in the possibility of change can help you come to terms with this long and polarizing election season.
Scientists are using electrodes to tap into the brains of jumping spiders to study their ability to plan and carry out complex behaviors. Plus, the results of a Phase III clinical drug trial could reveal whether beta amyloid is at the root of Alzheimers disease.
The CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing system is a less perfect fix for gene editing than news reports make it out to be. Plus, hormonal male birth control can work. But why isnt it commercially available?
Would grocery shopping be more fun if it were turned into a game? How about mowing the lawn? One game developer tells us how he turns ordinary life into play. Plus, more on the internet hack last week. Could your internet devices threaten your security?
Did you know that St Louis was almost oceanfront property? We look at how geologists decipher the subsurface scars of the midcontinent rift. Plus, the Science Club is back! Your mission? Break it down.