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Covering everything about science and technology -- from the outer reaches of space to the tiniest microbes in our bodies -- Science Friday is your source for entertaining and educational stories and activities. Each week, host Ira Flatow interviews scientists and inventors like Sylvia Earle, Elon Musk, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and more.
|1||CleanVideoThe Axolotl: A Cut Above the Rest||The axolotl is a Mexican salamander with an incredible ability: Cut its leg off, and the limb will grow right back!||24 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||CleanVideoThe Agony and Ecstasy of Capsaicin||Dr. Marco Tizzano explains how capsaicin creates a chemical cascade inside your body and why emotions might make chili lovers think they can handle the heat.||19 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||CleanVideoA Shot in the Dark: Alternative Uses for Squid Ink||Stephanie Bush, a scientist at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI), suggests that squids might use ink to attract a mate, repel a predator, or even confuse their prey.||20 6 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||CleanVideoI, Octopus||With thousands of chemically-sensitive suckers, color-changing skin, and a brain that literally stretches when they eat, octopuses seem like aliens living in our oceans.||16 6 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||CleanVideoThe Real Guide to Imaginary Companions: Episode 1||Developmental psychologist have pieced together an unexpectedly diverse and nuanced profile of the children who create imaginary companions, while finding out how and why they create them.||23 5 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||CleanVideoThe Real Guide to Imaginary Companions: Episode 3||Research by psychologists has revealed that imaginary companions can provide glimpses into the development of critical creative, social, and cognitive skills of children.||23 5 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||CleanVideoThe Real Guide to Imaginary Companions: Episode 2||A trip into the lab of developmental psychologist Dr. Jacqueline Woolley reveals how children can become so enamored with their pretend friends, that they blur the lines between real and fantasy||23 5 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||CleanVideoSuperbloom: How Death Valley Springs to Life||Beneath Death Valley lies a massive seed bank of desert wildflowers and when heavy winter rains soak deep into the soil, these hidden wonders spring to life.||28 3 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|9||CleanVideoWhen Eels Attack!||Electric eels zap fish and other underwater prey, but what would make them leap out of the water and shock an animal like a horse?||1 1 1970||Free||View in iTunes|
|10||CleanVideoSex, Lies, and Orchids||With their pungent aromas and vibrant blooms, orchids lure insects, green-thumbs, and romantics alike.||1 1 1970||Free||View in iTunes|