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Science Friday is a weekly science talk show, broadcast live each week on KERA Radio. The program focuses on science topics that are in the news, and tries to bring an educated, balanced discussion to bear on the scientific issues at hand. Panels of expert guests join Science Friday‘s host, veteran science journalist Ira Flatow, to discuss science and take questions from listeners during the call-in portion of the program. Recent episodes of the program are also available on demand via the Science Friday podcast (see below).
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Latest Episodes On-Demand
- SciFri: Researchers Report Cloning Advance for Producing Stem Cells
Through cloning techniques, researchers created a source of embryonic stem cells genetically identical to a patient.
- SciFri: Insects May Be the Taste of the Next Generation, Report Says
Can entomophagy, the eating of insects, help improve the world’s food resources?
- SciFri: Desktop Diaries: Daniel Kahneman
A visit with psychologist Daniel Kahneman, who won the Nobel Prize in economic sciences in 2002.
- SciFri: Resetting the Theory of Time
Physicist Lee Smolin explains his theory of time, and why the future of physics depends on it.
- SciFri: When Great Scientists Got It Wrong
In <em>Brilliant Blunders</em>, Mario Livio explores colossal errors by science's greatest minds.