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Science Friday is a weekly science talk show, broadcast live over public radio stations nationwide as part of NPR's Talk of the Nation programming. Each week, we focus on science topics that are in the news and try to bring an educated, balanced discussion to bear on the scientific issues at hand. Panels of expert guests join Science Friday's host, Ira Flatow, a veteran science journalist, to discuss science — and to take questions from listeners during the call-in portion of the program.
Thursday, December 18, 2014 1:00pmNASA’s Curiosity rover finds evidence of methane and organics on the Red Planet.
Thursday, December 18, 2014 1:00pmBioengineer John Dabiri and conservation biologist Terrie Williams, two targets of Senator Tom Coburn's 2014 “Wastebook” look beyond the caricatures painted by politicians and pundits to tell the story of their research.
Thursday, December 18, 2014 1:00pmCurbing “high glycemic” carbs may not benefit healthy eaters.
Thursday, December 18, 2014 1:00pmA team of fluid mechanics researchers at Princeton University dive into the anti-sloshing physics of foam.
Thursday, December 18, 2014 1:00pmBy 2060, Greenland’s seasonal “supraglacial” lakes will double in number and move farther inland.