Science Friday with host Ira Flatow discusses the latest in science, technology, health, and the environment. It's brain fun, for curious people.
Writer Paolo Bacigalupi is using fiction to help us imagine our climate change futureÂ—and he is not alone. Plus, how did climate change affect the boom-and-bust cycles of of ancient Southwest civilizations in the United States?
Undiscovered tombs and pyramids can be found right on your iPad, if you know what to look for. Plus, the memoir _Lab Girl_ from geobiologist Hope Jahren.
Some of todays video games are pushing players into new emotional territory, engaging complex feelings like complicity, empathy, and grief. Plus, how good are you at picking out an authentic research study from a spoof?
A new study suggests a melting Antarctica could pump up global sea levels much more than previously predicted. Plus, social media feed curation, and how springtime can bring some unexpected blooms.
In the 90s, the Clipper Chip was the big government encryption case. Two Science Friday guests involved in that early debate rejoin us to weigh in on the Apple argument. Plus, two anthropologists are studying an ancient brewery.
Craig Venter and his team have booted up a cell with only the bare minimum genetic instructions required for life. Plus, Janna Levin on LIGO.