Science Friday with host Ira Flatow discusses the latest in science, technology, health, and the environment. It's brain fun, for curious people.
After Superstorm Sandy, there was a lot of talk of a more distributed smart grid—a more resilient system. But how far have we come?
How does sunscreen protect our skin from harmful radiation, and what is the meaning behind SPFs?
Marinade myths, charcoal chemistry, and the elusive “smoke ring”—the science behind barbecue and grilling.
The nautilus, the “living fossil” of cephalopods, can uncover the origins of the complex brain of modern cephalopods.
A new study suggests that 3-D mammography detects more cancers than traditional digital mammography. But the technology is expensive, and there's no indication yet that it catches more dangerous cancers, or is saving more lives.
Artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg calls attention to genetic surveillance with artworks made from strangers’ DNA.