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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.

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.
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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.

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Got Your Cat Tongue?

11/19/2018
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Think you know everything about your cat? Take a closer look at their tongues.

For The Love Of Lichen

11/7/2018
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From craggy deserts to pebbly vistas, the landscape of lichens is diverse—if you take a close look.

The Joy Of Cooking Asteroids

9/26/2018
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How making simulated asteroid dirt paves the way for a future of space mining.

Dark Skies

9/19/2018
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Darkness can be scary for humans. But illuminating our cities comes with a cost.

Cephalopod Inc.

6/15/2018
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Will cephalopods one day be as ubiquitous in labs as mice and fruit flies?

Bobtails + Bacteria = BFF

6/15/2018
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This tiny squid works with bacteria to camouflage itself.

Kelp: It’s What’s For Dinner

6/8/2018
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Meet the farmers who want to make cheap, environmentally friendly kelp America's next favorite vegetable.

How To Grow Coral

6/1/2018
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Corals have long been at risk of bleaching. At Georgia Aquarium, a team of biologists are helping restore coral in the wild—by cultivating them in the lab.

Big Ideas, Tiny Museum

5/24/2018
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Traditional museums can be intimidating and are usually in wealthier neighborhoods. A new company that makes portable museums is hoping to change that.

Reading A Dog’s Mind

5/4/2018
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How can you get a glimpse into a dog’s mind? Start with an MRI machine.

Hurricane In A Box

4/26/2018
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Unable to study Category 5 hurricanes in the field, University of Miami researchers create them from scratch in a giant box.

The Very Hungry Maggot

4/13/2018
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What happens when you give hundreds of puppies a single bowl of food? This mechanical engineer is trying to solve this problem with physics…and maggots.

Bats Take Flight

3/30/2018
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Thanks to high-speed video, we now know that bats fly very differently compared to birds.

The Meteorite Museum

3/21/2018
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You’ll find more than just meteorites inside.

Raccoons: Tricky Trash Pandas Or Misunderstood Masterminds?

1/1/1970
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Raccoons are highly successful critters, even in the face of a changing environment.

Beetle Royale

1/1/1970
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For some rhino beetles, winning a battle doesn’t mean winning the war over a female’s heart.

Bumblebee Barf? Yaaas Queen!

1/1/1970
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Bumblebees are one of our most important native pollinators. To learn more about them, researchers study their vomit.