Science Friday Audio Podcast: Episodes

Microbes may once have thrived in a freshwater lake on Mars, according to clues in an ancient rock.
If you thought a smoke ring was fancy, check out these fluid knots.
By combing through 100 million search queries, researchers detected a previously unknown interaction between two commonly prescribed drugs.
Researchers are investigating ways to turn fat cells into Trojan horses to fight brain cancer.
The climate guru's latest book tackles everything from American politics to nanotech, and of course, climate change.
The superbugs have been found lurking at hospitals nationwide, and kill one in two patients with a bloodstream infection.
Sinkholes have gobbled up swimming pools, buses, and homes. But what causes them? And is there any way to predict where they'll strike?
Water bears, a.k.a. tardigrades, can withstand boiling, freezing, and the vacuum of space.
New research on bee behavior offers a glimpse into the lives of these important pollinators.
Researchers are examining the link between red wine and longevity.
The biotech pioneer has started two dozen companies, and has over 800 patents to his name.
Whole wheat, stone-ground, multi-grain. Have food labels got you confused?
MC Frontalot makes a living rapping about data encryption, rare diseases, video games and the nerd life.
Closer study of the Van Allen radiation belts above Earth is providing new questions for science.
Research and development face across-the-board federal budget cuts.
Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) discusses the nation’s top science priorities.
Cathy Cahill, of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, discusses air quality in the Last Frontier.
Why do cockroaches spend so much time cleaning themselves?
Astronomers weigh in on how to keep the planet safe from near-Earth objects.
A new report links cyberespionage attacks on the U.S. to a unit of the Chinese military.
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