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This year marks the 200th anniversary of Darwin’s birth and the 150th Anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species. In this segment, Ira talks with Matthew Chapman, Darwin's great-great-grandson.
Like any great scientist, Charles Darwin didn't come to his ideas alone. We'll talk with biologist Sean Carroll about the flora, fauna, fossils, and scientists that helped prove Darwin was right.
We'll talk about 'Creation,' a biographical film about Charles Darwin, recently released in the US.
The word "evolution" is often attributed to Charles Darwin. But he wasn't the word's greatest champion.
In Brilliant Blunders, Mario Livio explores colossal errors by science's greatest minds.
Ira Flatow and guests share science funnies and discover an element of humor (pu...
Researchers have tickled gorillas, bonobos, chimps and humans in an effort to un...
Do 'science' and 'comedy' go together?
Can hearty laughter have some of the same physiological effects as exercise?
Smile, smile, smile. Happiness may be catching.
Author Scott Weems lets us in on the jokes and uncovers the science of humor.