Friday, May 1, 2015, 2:00pm
Human gene editing is becoming cheaper and faster. But is that a good thing? A look at the promise and the problems. Plus, Kim Kardashian . . . Justin Bieber . . . Neil DeGrasse Tyson? A look at the rise of the celebrity . . . scientist.
Friday, May 1, 2015, 1:00pm
Did you know that the first effective cure for mental illness was malaria? The inventor of that cure even won the Nobel Prize. Join us for a look at the early days of psychiatry. Plus, how Nepal can rebuild to improve earthquake resilience in the future.
Friday, April 24, 2015, 2:00pm
Join Ira Flatow on Science Friday for a talk with Charles Bolden, the head of NASA, about the link between science and exploration. Plus the story of computer pioneers Lovelace and Babbage -- as told through a graphic novel.
Friday, April 24, 2015, 1:00pm
How does zero gravity… affect our genes? We talk with NASA’s chief space station scientist. And YouTube science star Destin Sandlin demos a different kind of bicycle. You steer this one...in reverse.