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On January 24, 1984, Steve Jobs unveiled the Macintosh computer to the world.
Four journalists join Ira Flatow to discuss the top science stories of 2011.
Author Steven Levy remembers the life and contributions of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.
A new book by Steven Levy considers the way Google’s founders think, and how they steer the company.
Twenty five years ago, author Steven Levy published the book 'Hackers,' with profiles of some of the leaders of the emerging digital age. We'll talk to him about what's changed.
Much-maligned moths are more than the butterfly’s drab cousin.
Hawk moths feed like hummingbirds. Ty Hedrick wants to know how they hold steady...
Can woolly bear caterpillars predict winter weather?
Several newly-discovered species of caterpillar in Hawaii function equally well ...
A virus known as baculovirus sends caterpillar climbing for the treetops.
\tLegend holds that the length of a woolly bear caterpillar’s color bands can be used to forecast how severe the winter weather will be. The myth dates back to colonial American folklore but was popularized by a 1948 study. SciFri finds out if there’s any truth to the lore, and what the caterpillar’s fuzzy bristles are really used for.