Science Friday with host Ira Flatow discusses the latest in science, technology, health, and the environment. It's brain fun, for curious people.
Weightlessness and radiation both take a toll on the body, in ways we still do not fully understand. Plus, the difference between this, THIS, and #this, and why a plan to save native avian species means targeting non-native predators.
A look at the problems with living in a political bubble, and the stories of women who wrote code for the Apollo 11 mission.
Will all research papers be open access in the future? Plus, we explore the robots of the past and how they might be designed in the future.
Repurposing mathematical models to track extremist networks on social media. Plus, finding nuggets of science in the new Ghostbusters.
How does racism affect the mental and physical health of people of color? Plus, sorting out your questions about reducing, reusing, and recycling.
Self-taught scientist and luthier Carleen Hutchins brought new scientific rigor to violin-making. Plus Apple patents a technology that could stop our phones from recording concerts, and an epidemiologist looks at how many deaths extreme heat could cause, and how we can prevent them.