Science Friday with host Ira Flatow discusses the latest in science, technology, health, and the environment. It's brain fun, for curious people.
In this hour, we hear about a materials science advance that makes metal repel water, discuss black holes with Roger Penrose, learn about the health of coral reefs off the coast of Cuba, and take a tour of the Explorers Club.
Ira and guests discuss a 'kill switch' for genetically-modified bacteria, an update on recent exploration of the solar system, and a new project from New Tech City urges you to take a closer look at your smartphone use.
A look at the science behind your digital assistant’s voice. Plus, what’s at stake when cyber-security is compromised, and the SciFri Book Club goes in search of lost cities.
Ira and guests explore why some planets stop rotating, how turning off your smartphone can help you sleep better, and how sea turtles navigate using their sense of magnetism.
Re/code reviewer Lauren Goode gives her rundown of the best tech at this year's International Consumer Electronics Show.
Researchers are examining how exercise, diet, and your environment play a role in gene expression.