Science Friday Audio Podcast: Episodes

In his new book, Lester Brown says the world's food supply is tightening -- and the reasons are many.
Cold-water fish and snow-dwelling insects have evolved antifreeze proteins to avoid icing up. This natural antifreeze also keeps the <em>ice</em> out of some ice creams.
Catfish eating pigeons, water travelling uphill, a blue whale barrel roll -- and other science cinema highlights from the year.
What are your picks for the top science stories of 2012?
Nearly half of U.S. adults will make year-end resolutions to change for the better in the coming year.
In <em>A Man of Misconceptions</em>, John Glassie writes of the priest-scientist Athanasius Kircher.
A father/daughter team has written a series of brain-teasers for science-minded students.
Chemist Richard Zare pores over the science of bubbles -- from champagne fizz to beer foam.
Author Bee Wilson examines how changing kitchen tools have influenced what, and how, we eat.
<em>America’s Test Kitchen</em> chef Jack Bishop explains how science can sharpen your cooking skills.
The hagfish or "slime eel" shoots out slime containing silk-like fibers of remarkable strength.
Photographer Colin Legg makes time-lapse movies of celestial scenes.
The book club reviews Dava Sobel’s 2005 homage to the solar system.
Two archaeologists weigh in on what the ancient Maya actually said about 2012. Spoiler: not much.
Stem cell implants slowed the onset of symptoms -- and scientists say human trials aren't far behind.
Thousands of citizen scientists are taking part in the annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count.
Astronomer Steven Vogt discusses a new discovery of a potentially habitable exoplanet.
Edwin Land, the inventor behind Polaroid, is the subject of a new book by Christopher Bonanos.
Teleporting data.. time travel.. quantum computers. Sci-fi or science reality? 'Quantum mechanic' Seth Lloyd joins us to talk about the mysteries of the quantum world.
Ten days is all it takes your brain to right a world that looks upside down.
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