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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.
||CleanHr1: News Roundup, Climate and Coffee, Cephalopod Week||The cephalopod celebration continues, with a look at technology inspired by the brainy creatures. Plus, researchers estimate that climate change effects could wipe out 39â59 percent of Ethiopian coffee farms in the future.||23 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarijuana Policy and Opioids, Placenta, Exoplanets, DNA Replication||A new way to look at fetal health, using the placenta. Plus, the Kepler mission found thousands of new planet candidates, including 10 possible rocky worlds within their stars habitable zone. And a new video captures DNA in the act of replication.||23 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHr2:Political Math, Great Lakes||The North American Great Lakes are changing under the influence of pollution, invasive species, and climate change. How well will they weather this stress?||16 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHr1: News Roundup, Amazon Pharmacy, Flatworms in Space, Milkshake Mindset, Cephalopod Week||Cephalopod Week kicks off with an octopus matchmaker and cephalopod defense moves. And how your mindset might change the way you metabolize a milkshake. And researchers look to a simple organism, the flatworm, to study how living in space might affect hu||16 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHr2:Algorithm Accountability, CRISPR, Gravitational Lensing, Hottest Exoplanet||Biochemist Jennifer Doudna describes her work on developing the CRISPR-Cas9 technique and the ethical concerns of using the revolutionary tool. Plus, regulating algorithms could offer better insight into why they fail. And researchers find a doomed plane||9 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHr1: News Roundup, Telescope, Sunscreen, Paleoanthropology||A new report says only one quarter of SPF products on the market are up to snuff. And a customizable melanin-like material could offer better protection from the sun.Plus, hominin fossils dating to 300,000 years ago have been found at a site in Morocco.||9 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHr1: News Roundup, Fisheries, Hedy Lamarr, LIGO||Scientists using LIGO detected a third gravitational wave, this time from two colliding black holes located 3 billion light-years away. Plus, the tale of actress and inventor Hedy Lamarr.||2 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHr2: Allergies, Bionic Limb Connections, Exosuit||A look at why our immune systems turn on us, and why we are still powerless to stop the attack. Plus, an innovative muscle graft could help people with amputations feel their bionic limbs. And how researchers are developing wearable devices that can impr||2 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHr2: Jupiter, Useless Research, Leland Melvin||Scientists report the first scientific results from the Juno mission, now in orbit around Jupiter. Plus reviving a case for foundational science that dates back to Einstein. And Leland Melvin on the perseverance and different communities that helped laun||26 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHr1: News Roundup, Fidget Spinners, Award-Winning Space Tracker, Science Budget, Undiscovered||Amber Yang, 18, won Intels Young Scientist Award with her novel space debris tracker. Plus, a look at the White Houses proposed science budget.||26 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
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The team at Science Friday cover a variety of news, in-depth stories and interviews about science and its application in daily life.