Science Friday Audio Podcast: Episodes

Think caffeine dehydrates you? Or that you can't get too much water on a hot day? Douglas Casa, of the Korey Stringer Institute, sets the record straight.
Can your eyes and ears affect your taste buds?
Physicists have finally discovered the elusive Higgs boson--or at least something a lot like it.
A look at the science of sunscreen: how it intercepts the sun's rays, whether it blocks vitamin D production, and what SPF really means.
Mayo myth-busters, a ketchup jar that never jams, and a salute to the pickle.
Why scientists have come to blows -- literally -- over who gets the glory for a discovery.
<em>Silent Spring</em> revisited: Ira Flatow and Flora Lichtman host the first SciFri Book Club meeting.
We’ll check in with crewmembers on board the International Space Station, just days before several are scheduled to return to Earth after months in orbit
He never spoke, but affected many. We’ll look back on the life of the Galapagos icon Lonesome George.
Rising sea levels are swallowing up U.S. coastlines--with a flood of consequences onshore.
A look at the man who helped create the modern world--and was promptly forgotten by it.
Floors that generate electricity from footsteps. A GPS that outsmarts traffic jams. Innovations like these could be the next big thing--and we have student inventors to thank.<br />
Do the laws of physics apply to superheroes? Sort of, says James Kakalios.
The universe is full of invisible stuff. Take dark matter--you can't spot it with your eyes, but it outnumbers visible matter five to one!
Philadelphia’s Mütter Museum has a lot of heart, and other organs too.
From batteries to bikinis, a look at what’s in the queue for 3D printers.
Desert towers with their own sunscreen are among the world’s best skyscrapers.
New pictures show what happens in the brain when you pass up the pie, but later eat the pudding.
Dating a red disk painted in a Spanish cave over 40,800 years ago, a virus hunter recalls the discovery of Ebola and HIV, and how turning data into faces makes people take notice.
How the morning-after pill works, scoping out the trillions of germs that call the healthy human body home, seeing a bacterial protective protein coat, and a tour of Sylvia Earle's desk.
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