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Rather than focusing on how similar humans are to chimpanzees, can more be learned by examining how we're different?
A study in Nature finds that gorillas are more like humans than previously thought.
Ira talks with primatologist Jane Goodall, 50 years after her first encounters with the chimpanzees of the Gombe.
There's research on whales singing and birds dancing, but what about monkeys and apes? In this segment, we'll look at the musical abilities of our fellow primates.
Dian Fossey’s classic account of her fieldwork is on the reading list this month.
Science teacher Christopher Emdin knows how to get his students interested in sc...
Why hasn’t an increases in the number of female students studying the sciences l...
Zack Kopplin is campaigning to keep creationism off the science class syllabus.
Actress and author Danica McKellar joins us to talk about getting young girls fi...
How much science do kids learn outside the classroom?
\tScience Friday salutes a great science teacher. "Office hours are some of my favorite hours of the week," says Tom Carlson, a medical doctor, ethnobotanist, and instructor of 1700 students annually at the University of California, Berkeley. One of Carlson's former students, SciFri associate senior producer Christopher Intagliata, told us that Carlson's class was the reason he got into science (listen here).