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What goes on in the nose and brain when we smell a smell?
Can your eyes and ears affect your taste buds?
Research looks at newly-discovered pathways for sensing sweet flavors.
We'll talk about research into how people hear, from the tiny hair cells within the ear, to the body's ways of dealing with loud noises.
Why do some animals have much better night vision than others? We'll talk about new research tracing the root of improved night vision to the architecture of the DNA inside the photoreceptor rod cells of the animals' eyes.
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).