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Covering the outer reaches of space to the tiniest microbes in our bodies, Science Friday is the trusted source for news about science, technology, and other cool stuff. Each week host Ira Flatow mixes it up with people in the know and those who want to be. It's brain fun, for curious people. For over 22 years, Science Friday has brought the top stories in science to radio listeners and given them a chance to join in the discussion by asking questions and making comments during the live broadcast. http://www.sciencefriday.com/

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Birding the Fall Migration

Sep 20, 2013

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JACK BLACK: (as Brad Harris) There is going to be major fallout in a few hours.

ANTHONY ANDERSON: (as Bill Clemont) Nuclear fallout?

BLACK: (as Brad Harris) Bird fallout.

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Science Fairs 2.0

Sep 20, 2013

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Food Failures: When Home Canning Goes Wrong

Sep 13, 2013

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This is SCIENCE FRIDAY. I'm Ira Flatow.

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BILL: Ooh, there it goes. Cool.

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LINDA: Ooh, I love it.

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LINDA: It makes me giggle every time.

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Food Failures: Beer Home Brew

Aug 30, 2013

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Ancient Beads with an Otherworldly Origin

Aug 30, 2013

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Diagnosing Self-Destruction

Aug 30, 2013

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Judging Music With Visual Cues

Aug 23, 2013

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A Robot Lab to Survey the Sea Floor

Aug 23, 2013

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Experimenting on Consciousness, Through Art

Aug 16, 2013

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For a Greener Yard, Lose the Lawn

Aug 16, 2013

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Strengthening the Grid, Ten Years Later

Aug 16, 2013

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Ten years ago this week, you wouldn't have heard a regular edition of SCIENCE FRIDAY. Instead, you would've heard coverage like this.

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UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN #1: The outage began shortly after 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Climate Update: Warming Temperatures

Aug 9, 2013

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