Science Friday with host Ira Flatow discusses the latest in science, technology, health, and the environment. It's brain fun, for curious people.
Hr 1: News Roundup, Ian Tattersall, Predictive Apps, Silk
Hr 2: Repurposing Drugs, Skeptical Climate Change Conference, DARPA Robotic Challenge, Smelly Ants
A roundup of the top science stories this week, Alan Alda asks communicators to explain sleep, and a look back at our month-long solar celebration.
How increasing ocean temps affect marine habitats, a possible link between the brain and immune system, beer can chicken myths and summer BBQ science, and how female smalltooth sawfish can reproduce without a mate.
A roundup of the top science stories this week, a fossil jaw of a possible new hominin species, and a conversation with two twin astronauts, one on board the ISS, one on Earth.
The genetics behind the oversized beefsteak tomato, a look at a robot that can evaluate an injury and self-adapt, and swapping yeast genes for human ones.