SciFri 050412 Hour 1: Cocaine Overdose Antidote, Mayim Bialik, Climate Change Policy

May 4, 2012 5:38 pm Podcasts Comments

Research into drug treatment, actress Mayim Bialik, and public opnions regarding climate change policy.

SciFri 041312 Hour 2: E. O . Wilson, Relics of Ancient Earth

April 16, 2012 4:37 am Podcasts Comments

Biologist E. O. Wilson discusses what ants can teach us about humanity, and Piotr Naskrecki describes animals that can teach about life on ancient Earth.

SciFri 041312 Hour 1: ISS Interview, Engineering and Failure, Improbable Science

April 15, 2012 7:38 am Podcasts Comments

A conversation with 2 astronauts on board the International Space Station, Henry Petroski on engineering, and Marc Abrahams with some amusing research.


SciFri 040612 Hour 2: Wild New York, Urban Coyotes

April 12, 2012 1:37 pm Podcasts Comments

From beavers to flying squirrels -- researchers discuss how cities like New York are home to diverse plant and animal life. Plus, a video about coyotes in the Big Apple.

Futures In Biotech 93: Snyder's Omics

April 8, 2012 7:40 pm Podcasts Comments

Host: Marc Pelletier Co-Host: Andre Nantel, Ph.D. The technologies that our guest has developed are playing an important role in changing the world, not like the car, the microwave and the cell phone, but as in Drs. Flox, McCoy, and Crusher. Guest: Dr. Michael Snyder We invite...

SciFri 040612 Hour 1: NYC Mayor Bloomberg, Paleoanthropologist Ian Tattersall

April 7, 2012 3:41 am Podcasts Comments

Mayor Michael Bloomberg discusses his vision to turn the Big Apple into the technology capital of the world, and paleoanthropologist Ian Tattersall discusses our human origins.

Happy Easter from JK Lasers.wmv

April 5, 2012 7:43 am | by jklasers Videos Comments

To celebrate Easter, JK Lasers has cut a greetings message using a 500W fiber laser (JK500FL). The Easter egg design was cut at 2.5m per minute on 1mm mild steel, a common material used in many industrial applications, particularly laser cutting. The high beam quality and power...

Stopping Epileptic Seizures With Fewer False Alarms

April 5, 2012 7:41 am | by johnshopkins Videos Comments

Epilepsy affects 50 million people worldwide, but in a third of these cases, medication cannot keep seizures from occurring. One solution is to shoot a short pulse of electricity to the brain to stamp out the seizure just as it begins to erupt. But brain implants designed to do this have...


SciFri 033012 Hour 1: Science Jokes, Sticky Webs

April 2, 2012 12:41 pm Podcasts Comments

Ira Flatow and guests share science funnies, and a video looks at a sticky question that has plagued arachnologists for decades.

SciFri 033012 Hour 2: Art Mind and Brain in Vienna, Diving Deep

April 2, 2012 12:41 pm Podcasts Comments

Neuroscientist Eric Kandel writes of artists and scientists in 20th-century Vienna, and a look at a recent dive to the deepest point on Earth.

SciFri 032312 Hour 2: Alan Alda and the Flame Challenge, Iraq Archaeology

March 25, 2012 9:40 pm Podcasts Comments

Eleven-year-olds from around the world will judge entries to the Flame Challenge, and archaeologist Elizabeth Stone describes her recent trip to Iraq.

SciFri 032312 Hour 1: Electric Cars, Losing Control movie, Embryo Images

March 23, 2012 6:42 pm Podcasts Comments

Experts discuss electric car technology and the auto industry, scientist stars as the main character in a new romantic comedy, and a look at images of the developing embryo.

FDM Helps Acist Reimagine Manufacturing

March 20, 2012 6:41 pm | by stratasysfdm Videos Comments

Acist uses Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) technology to maximize efficiency beyond rapid prototyping. The medical device manufacturer puts 3D printed components in doctor's offices, such as the redesigned display unit on its contrast-injection system. According to CTO Ed Miller, FDM...

SciFri 031612 Hour 2: Dark Energy, Everest Expedition

March 18, 2012 9:40 pm Podcasts Comments

Nobel Prize-winning astrophysicist Adam Riess discusses the mysterious force known as dark energy, and a look at an upcoming expedition to Mount Everest.

SciFri 031612 Hour 1: High-tech Talent, LEGO Shuttle

March 16, 2012 3:43 pm Podcasts Comments

A panel of experts debate whether there is a shortage of scientists and engineers in America, and an amateur trip to the skies.


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