Science Friday with host Ira Flatow discusses the latest in science, technology, health, and the environment. It's brain fun, for curious people.
The March for Science makes history as science and advocacy come together.
An older-than-expected archaeological dig in British Columbia is building the case for a long-inhabited Pacific coast. Plus, psychiatrist Gail Saltz explores the unique abilities of those with mental disorders. And the physics of your shoelaces.
Journalist Dave Levitan provides a guide to cut through the deceptive arguments politicians use to undermine scientific evidence. Plus simulating Mars missions, and news from Enceladus about the moons hydrothermal activity.
Giant viruses evolved from smaller viruses that picked up genes from other organisms, according to a new study. Plus, a look at the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, and the challenges of listening to the stars from a planet filled with radio transmissions. And as incidence of Lyme disease soars, scientists look for answers.
Michael Mann discusses his participation on the latest House Committee on Science hearing on climate change. Plus a visit to the playground where Mars rovers are put through their paces, and how one researcher peers deep inside sneezes to answer questions about disease transmission.
If humans someday colonize the moon and Mars, robotic prospectors and miners will be among the first to arrive, manufacturing fuel, water, and other essentials. Plus technology like 3D printing is expanding what prosthetic limbs can do, and who can wear them.