Science Friday

Science Friday with host Ira Flatow discusses the latest in science, technology, health, and the environment. It's brain fun, for curious people.

Recent Episodes

Hr2: Forecasting Flu, DIY Halloween, Mobile Audio Woes

Researchers seek to track the flu using nasal swabs and search engine queries. Plus, a few ways to geek out this Halloween with do-it-yourself projects, and why mobile audio quality still lags the rest of smartphone technology.

Hr2: Gene Therapy, Reclaiming Conversation, Postnatural History

An experimental gene therapy for treating congenital blindness, Sherry Turkle discusses the power of face-to-face conversation in a time of always on technological connection, and a museum where modified organisms are the star attraction.