Science Friday Audio Podcast: Episodes

Food waste is a growing problem in the U.S., so what can we do to fix it?
Experts debate whether government regulations are an effective way to fight the obesity epidemic.
Mathematician Ian Stewart joins the September book club meeting for a look at Edwin Abbott’s ‘Flatland.’
This convention is for mushrooms and the people who love them.
If microbial stowaways did hitch a ride to Mars, how will Curiosity's mission be affected?
Could a comet or an asteroid be to blame for the fireball on Jupiter?
A paper finds wind energy could provide hundreds of terawatts, if enough turbines are installed.
Sinuses, too, are healthier when populated by a diverse colony of bugs.
How likely are voters to notice when a politician dodges a question? Not very, says one study.
A generator that makes electricity from wave power is being prepared for installation off the Oregon coast.
Researchers discuss West Nile, hantavirus, and other diseases that cross from animals to people.
A new study suggests that pro football players are more likely to develop neurodegenerative diseases.
Many cigarettes are only two-thirds tobacco, and contain hundreds of additives, such as antifreeze, cocoa shells, and liquorice.
Science doesn’t have to be serious -- you can always learn from it.
Nickolay Hristov uses a long-range laser scanner and portable thermal cameras to see bats in new ways.
A goodbye to Neil Armstrong: Pilot, pioneer, and the first person to walk on the Moon.
Astronomers have found multiple planets orbiting a double star system.
Forensic anthropologist and writer Kathy Reichs talks about her new novel "Bones Are Forever" and her ongoing work on the TV crime-fighting series "Bones."
Will the Apple/Samsung patent ruling affect the phones and tablets consumers can buy?
Researchers use time-lapse photography and a prosthetic plant to understand why cucumber tendrils twist.
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