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: Teachers In The Lab, NeuroTribes, Modern Dating

Teachers tell us about their science-filled summer vacations, science writer Steve Silberman on the history of autism, and how text messages, profile pictures, and changing expectations factor into modern dating.

Hr1: News Roundup,SciFri Book Club, LiFi

A roundup of the top science stories this week, the SciFri Book Club discusses The Soul of a New Machine, and how LEDs might help with the broadband capacity crunch.

Hr1: News Roundup, Fires and Forests, Social Octopus, Panda Pregnancy

A roundup of the top science stories this week, what researchers are learning from monitoring how forest vegetation shifts after catastrophic fires, surprising mating, dwelling, and feeding behaviors in one rare species of octopus, and panda pregnancy.