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A trip to a shellfish hatchery in Washington reveals a bustling operation.
People can help monarch butterflies by planting milkweed, a plant the insects rely on for breeding and feeding.
This Friday, we’ll talk with MC Frontalot, the self-proclaimed "world's 579th greatest rapper."
For 520 days, six men lived together in a simulated mission to Mars. Here's what their home away from home looked like.
Just how clean is a clean room? And what goes on there?
The movie 'Carbon Nation' bills itself as a "climate change solutions movie that doesn't even care if you believe in climate change."
Shortly before his death in 1996, astronomer and science broadcaster Carl Sagan recorded a message to future Mars explorers.
Last week, ScienceDebate released its list of 14 of the most important science questions facing the nation, based on submissions from thousands of scientists, engineers, and concerned citizens.
Want to talk about dark matter? Dark energy? Pluto's 5th moon? The new "spy" telescopes NASA inherited? We'll be looking to you to shape Friday's conversation with Nobel Prize winner Adam G. Riess.
This week we'll talk with Ken Biller, co-creator and executive producer of the new TNT series "Perception."
How much do you know about the science of performance-enhancing drugs?
Forget the beach house or summer cabin at the lake -- we invite you to kick back and relax in Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton's hut.
Have you made your own pickles before? How'd they turn out? If you have a favorite pickle recipe, please share.
What killed Spider-Man's girlfriend Gwen Stacy? In the infamous comic The Night Gwen Stacy Died, was it the fall from the George Washington bridge that killed her? Or was it whiplash from being caught by Spidey's web?
Check out our photo gallery of objects created by 3D printers. Then, take our quiz to test how well you know the capabilities and limits of current 3D printing technology.
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) recently announced the buildings they will honor in 2012 and boy are they beauties!
How do emergency contraceptives work? The idea of contraception used after sex seems counterintuitive. But the basic facts of reproductive biology allow key opportunities to interfere with the reproductive process after sex has occurred, but before pregnancy begins.
SciFri listener Chris Lavin sent me an email a few weeks ago with the subject line "Really cool video of centipedes at night." Who could pass that up?
Coming up this Friday as part of a story on urban agriculture we'll talk with Tama Matsuoka Wong, author of Foraged Flavor: Finding Fabulous Ingredients in Your Backyard or Farmer's Market. She shared with us some recipes.
Coming up this Friday, we'll talk with the executive producer of The Weight of the Nation, HBO's new four-part documentary that looks at the causes and effects of being overweight and obese in America.
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