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Plants can hear, taste and feel, as Michael Pollan writes in his latest piece for The New Yorker. But is any of that evidence of intelligence?
Pollan once advised, "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." Now, he tells us how to cook it.
What does it mean to eat sustainably?
Ira talks with author Michael Pollan about what the next president needs to know about food and agriculture.
Ira talks with author Michael Pollan about his latest book, "In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto."
What's for dinner -- and why?
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.