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Oceanographer Sylvia Earle bears witness to troubling changes in our oceans in the documentary Mission Blue.
Now that federal funds have dried up, Florida's Aquarius undersea lab faces an uncertain future.
James Cameron, Sylvia Earle, and John McCosker talk about the sights and creatures of the deep ocean.
Are there some challenges that are beyond us, despite money, intelligence, and desire?
Ira talks with ocean explorer Sylvia Earle about the state of the world's oceans, and what actions need to be taken to protect them from catastrophic damage.
An update to the Google Earth program adds new data on the rest of the planet -- the oceans.
A worldwide effort is underway to perform a census of the world's oceans, pulling into one location information about species from around the world. We'll check in on the progress of the project.
Science teacher Christopher Emdin knows how to get his students interested in sc...
Why hasn’t an increases in the number of female students studying the sciences l...
Zack Kopplin is campaigning to keep creationism off the science class syllabus.
Actress and author Danica McKellar joins us to talk about getting young girls fi...
How much science do kids learn outside the classroom?
\tScience Friday salutes a great science teacher. "Office hours are some of my favorite hours of the week," says Tom Carlson, a medical doctor, ethnobotanist, and instructor of 1700 students annually at the University of California, Berkeley. One of Carlson's former students, SciFri associate senior producer Christopher Intagliata, told us that Carlson's class was the reason he got into science (listen here).