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The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues took up the idea of synthetic biology this week.
We'll hear about a new project in genetics that aims to make the genetic sequences -- and personal data -- of 100,000 people freely available.
It sounds like something out of science fiction -- instead of being killed by antibiotics, some bacteria instead eat antibiotics for lunch.
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.