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SciFri 020312 Hour 1: IBEX, The Psychology of Disgust, Alzheimers Research, Blue Marble

February 5, 2012 11:46 am | Comments

Studying the composition of the Milky Way, why people find things disgusting, tracking the progression of Alzheimers in mouse brains, and a video about the making of the iconic Earth-from-space images.

SciFri 010612 Hour 1: Placebo Effect, Flu Research, Levitating Fruit Flies

January 24, 2012 9:49 pm | Comments

New research suggests placebos may have the power to heal in certain applications, a microbiologist and a biosecurity expert debate publishing two studies, and a video about flies in zero G.

SciFri 010612 Hour 2: Bee Parasite, Wintertime Science

January 24, 2012 9:49 pm | Comments

A parasitic fly may threaten honey bees, and a panel of experts discusses the science of the winter season.


Podcast 35- Surface Anatomy 2

January 24, 2012 9:49 pm | Comments

Podcast 35 is the second of two parts covering surface anatomy - see for more details

SciFri 011312 Hour 1: AAS Meeting, Cosmology, Super-TB, Computing Bubbles

January 24, 2012 9:49 pm | Comments

American Astronomical Society meeting, Lawrence Krauss on modern cosmology, a strain of tuberculosis that thwarts all antibiotics, and a video about computing with bubbles.

SciFri 011312 Hour 2: Science Tattoos, Surgery, HuffPost Science

January 24, 2012 9:49 pm | Comments

Tattoos of the science obsessed, a surgeon takes readers behind the operating room doors, and Arianna Huffington discusses a new science section at The Huffington Post.

SciFri 012012 Hour 1: Teaching Climate Science, Mindfulness, Martian Meteorites, Super-Fast Animals

January 24, 2012 9:48 pm | Comments

NCSE on teaching about climate, a psychologist discusses meditation and mindfullness, a look at recent meteorites from mars, and a video about speedy critters.

SciFri 012012 Hour 2: Synthetic Trachea Transplant, Renewable Energy, Navigating Large Ships, Science Diction: Moon

January 24, 2012 9:48 pm | Comments

The surgeon behind a recent synthetic windpipe transplant, a look at new projects in wind power and geothermal energy, the technology behind ship navigation, and the origins of the word moon.


Podcast 36- Urinary control

January 24, 2012 9:48 pm | Comments

Podcast 36 is on urinary control - see for more details

The Tinker's Toolbox - An Exclusive Interview with Neil deGrasse Tyson

January 24, 2012 6:14 am | Comments

In today's podcast we talk to astrophysicist, technology evangelist, and futurist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson.

The Tinker's Toolbox - Valerie Rothermel-Nelson of Honeywell on Ambient Environmental Sensing

January 16, 2012 6:59 am | Comments

In this podcast we talk to Valerie Rothermel-Nelson, Senior Global Product Marketing Manager, Thermal Products, of Honeywell Sensing and Control about Ambient Environmental Sensing and the challenges to the design engineer.

SciFri 123011 Hour 2: GRAIL lunar mission, Antarctic science, Resolutions

January 1, 2012 9:47 pm | Comments

Twin NASA probes ready to enter lunar orbit, how research is done on extreme terrain in Antarctica, and keeping your New Year resolutions.

SciFri 123011 Hour 1: Year in Review: Science Stories of 2011

December 30, 2011 11:47 am | Comments

Four journalists join Ira Flatow to discuss the top science stories of 2011.

SciFri 122311 Hour 2: Breaking Bad, Woodpecker Search, Bird Count

December 25, 2011 9:46 pm | Comments

The science adviser for the chemistry-themed tv series, an expedition to save a woodpecker, and the annual Christmas Bird Count.

SciFri 122311 Hour 1: Planet hunt, War on Cancer, Plastic Bridges

December 23, 2011 10:47 am | Comments

A search for Earth-sized exoplanets, Harold Varmus, and bridge engineering.


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