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Science Friday is a weekly science talk show, broadcast live over public radio stations nationwide. Each week, we focus 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 Science Friday's host, Ira Flatow, a veteran science journalist, to discuss science - and to take questions from listeners during the call-in portion of the program.
Friday, August 29, 2014 12:00pmZMapp, the cocktail of antibodies used to treat two American aid workers infected with the Ebola virus, spared 18 severely ill monkeys from death.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 12:00pmHigh energy x-rays provide a rare glimpse into the behavior of black holes.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 12:00pmUSC's Moh El-Naggar says engineers hope to harness bacterial energy using fuel cells.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 12:00pmUncharismatic microfauna, such as insects and mollusks, are giving scientists at La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles a glimpse of the city's cool, humid past.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 12:00pmAnimator Tom Sito explains how scientists and engineers kickstarted Hollywood’s digital animation revolution.