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Science Friday

Science Friday

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  • Science Friday Science Friday is a discussion of the latest news in science, tech, health, and the e...

Episodes

Hr2: Beefy Tomatoes, The Limits of AI, Yeast and Human Genetic Heritage

The genetics behind the oversized beefsteak tomato, a look at a robot that can evaluate an injury and self-adapt, and swapping yeast genes for human o... Read more

May 28, 2015 | 49 min

Hr1: News Roundup, A Possible New Hominin, Twin Astronauts

A roundup of the top science stories this week, a fossil jaw of a possible new hominin species, and a conversation with two twin astronauts, one on b... Read more

May 28, 2015 | 49 min

Hr1: News Roundup, The Small But Mighty Seed, Of Sun and Skin

A roundup of the top science stories this week, the dizzying diversity of seeds, and sun-induced mutations in normal skin cells.

May 21, 2015 | 49 min

Hr2: Plankton Goes Viral, Neal Stephenson and Seveneves, Car Apps

The results of a multi-year ocean expedition, science fiction author Neal Stephenson destroys the moon, and a talk about driving apps and gadgets.

May 21, 2015 | 49 min

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