Each Friday, host Ira Flatow focuses 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 in to discuss science - and to take questions from listeners during the call-in portion of the program.
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Thursday, January 29, 2015 2:00pmA look at how scientists and the public disagree on key issues, and the true story behind the movie Spare Parts.
Thursday, January 29, 2015 2:00pmMaking laws for drones and robots, a look at next-gen payment systems, how circadian rhythms affect sports perfomance, and a video about face judgements.
Thursday, January 22, 2015 2:00pmIn this hour, we hear about a materials science advance that makes metal repel water, discuss black holes with Roger Penrose, learn about the health of coral reefs off the coast of Cuba, and take a tour of the Explorers Club.
Thursday, January 22, 2015 2:00pmIra and guests discuss a 'kill switch' for genetically-modified bacteria, an update on recent exploration of the solar system, and a new project from New Tech City urges you to take a closer look at your smartphone use.
Thursday, January 15, 2015 2:00pmA look at the science behind your digital assistant’s voice. Plus, what’s at stake when cyber-security is compromised, and the SciFri Book Club goes in search of lost cities.