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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.
||CleanHr2: Springtime Soil, Muskox||Moldy compost? Compacted soil? Here comes some soil science to help your garden spring into shape. Plus how one researcher plays pretend to shed light on species survival in a warming climate.||19 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHr1: News Roundup, Forensic Science, Hack Stockpile, Undiscovered||A look at efforts to improve forensics after the death of a key federal commission. Plus, when should the government alert the computer industry about software flaws that could become cyberweapons? And the story of meteorite hunter Nina Lanza, and what||19 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHr1: News Roundup, Bird Tracking, Homo Naledi, Undiscovered||The team of paleoanthropologists that discovered fossils of Homo naledi in a South African cave two years ago say the bones are between 335,000 and 236,000 years old. Plus, Science Friday has a new show! Undiscovered tells the back stories of great scien||12 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHr2: Microwaves, Sea Spray, THC, Sea Lion Pups||We have been microwaving our food for 50 years. Why are some people still worried about their safety? And new research looks at the connections between the oceans, the phytoplankton and bacteria that live in them, and the aerosolized materials that can||12 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroducing Undiscovered: Episode 1, Boss Hua and the Black Box||Introducing Undiscovered, a brand-new podcast spinoff from SciFri! A team of social scientists stumbles onto a cache of censored Chinese social media posts—and decides to find out what the Chinese government wants wiped from the internet.||9 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHr1: News Roundup, Spacesuits, Eclipse, Aurora, Hypoliths||The solar eclipse provides an opportunity for scientists to study the solar atmosphere and polar plumes. Plus, in the driest deserts, hardy bacteria cling to the underside of translucent rocks, eking out an existence where nothing else can.||5 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHr2: Endurance, Borne, Giant Larvacean||In Jeff VanderMeers latest book, a future world overrun by biotech mutants still has hope. And scientists investigate the genetic pathway that leads to better endurance in mice.||5 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHr2: Star-nosed Moles, Transportation Infrastructure, Richard Garwin Biography||Physicist Richard Garwin has played a prominent role in fields ranging from nuclear weapons, personal computing technology, and science policy. Plus, a look at the state of our transportation infrastructure, and the secrets of the star-nosed mole.||28 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHr1: News Roundup, Worry, Human Settlement of the Americas, Genius, Spirals||A fossil find in California makes the case for human settlement of the Americas 130,000 years ago--more than 100,000 years earlier than previously believed. But not all anthropologists are convinced. Plus, a new TV series based on a biography of Einst||28 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHr2: Forensic Ornithology, Internet Privacy, Health Research||A CSI lab tracks the birds that strike airplanes. The species that hits most often? Not the one you might guess. Plus, practical tools to save some of your online privacy. And a look at how scarce resources and the pressure to publish undermine quests fo||21 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|