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Science Friday is a weekly two-hour science talk show, broadcast live over public radio stations nationwide. Each week, the show 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 host Ira Flatow, a veteran science journalist, to discuss science and to take questions from listeners during the call-in portion of the program.

Fri, Jan 20, 2017 -- 11:00am

Recently on Science Friday:

Jan 13, 2017
Hr2: Automation, Twisted Science, Worm Indecision, Concussions

A blood test may help athletes gauge concussion recovery. Plus, a new report looks at potential impacts of automation and artificial intelligence on jobs in a variety of industries.

Jan 13, 2017
Hr1:News Roundup, Uber Data, Obama Science Legacy, Asteroid Missions

What effect has the Obama administration had on science? Plus, we discuss two new NASA missions that will investigate the metal world of asteroids.

Jan 06, 2017
Hr2: Malaria Vaccine Trial, Dino Eggs, Tractor Beam, Slow Science

A 140-year-old seed study and an evolution project more than 66,000 generations old -- we take a look at long-lived experiments. Plus, A new approach to defeating malaria looks safe, but will it be effective?

Jan 06, 2017
Hr1:CES, Solar Prices, Convincing Climate Change, Rep Bill Foster

A conversation with Congressman and physicist Bill Foster. Plus, how to talk about climate change if you want to convince someone it is happening.

Dec 30, 2016
Hr2: Bird Count, Champagne Bubbles

Every December, tens of thousands of birders grab binoculars and head outside for Audubon's Christmas Bird Count. Plus, we talk with bubbleologists about the fizz in your champagne flute.

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