SciFri tracks on Soundclound

#scifri

How A ‘Zombie Gene’ Helped Elephants Evolve Protection From Cancer
SciFri

Researchers have identified a gene in elephants that can detect and kill cells that have damaged DNA.

Science
588
Can We Outbuild Future Coastal Flooding?
SciFri

The Army Corps of Engineers is investigating sea gates and other barriers to protect New York from a future Sandy. But others have doubts.

Science
465
How Fire Ants Avoid Traffic Jams
SciFri

Sometimes, it’s better to let others take charge.

Science
434
How A Humble Microbe Shook The Evolutionary Tree
SciFri

The discovery that a methane-burping microbe was not a bacterium, added a new, third branch to the tree of life: The Archaea.

Science
436
The Earth Invented Nuclear Reactors Before We Did
SciFri

The Earth has been safely storing its own natural nuclear waste for two billion years. What can we learn from that?

Science
427
Traffic Poses A New Threat To Yosemite’s Famous Bears
SciFri

Bear sightings at Yosemite National Park are down, but the park's infamous traffic poses a new threat.

Science
404
After A Bridge Collapse, Questions About Engineering Safety
SciFri

A sudden bridge collapse in Italy has sparked interest in the safety of structures worldwide.

Science
411
"Dear Little Pro," recited at ProchlorococcusFest 2008
SciFri

"Dear Little Pro" is a poem written and performed by Anne Thompson. ProchlorococcusFest 2008.

Science
863
"Prochlorococcus," sung at ProchlorococcusFest 2008
SciFri

Written by Jim and Shelley Tripp, to the tune of "La Cucaracha." 2/23/2008 Performed by Lisa Moore and Penny Chisholm at the ProchlorococcusFest in 2008 to celebrate the cyanobacteria's 20th anniversary since its discovery.

Science
849
From Skyscrapers to Sand Thieves, Digging into the World of Sand
SciFri

Each year, we use nearly 50 billion tons of sand and gravel worldwide. Is that sustainable?

Science
1,709
Who Wrote That Beatles Song? This Algorithm Will Tell You
SciFri

A statistician developed an algorithm to figure out who wrote disputed Beatles songs.

Science
1,448
One Force Driving Deadlier Wildfires? People
SciFri

A population boom in forests and other wild areas is leading to deadlier, more destructive blazes. How do we cope with worsening wildfires?

Science
1,221
Science In Motion
SciFri

Where science and art intersect, dance can help bring new understanding and metaphors for researchers and the public.

Science
1,162
Revealing The Ruins Below
SciFri

The U.K.s lawn-killing summer has an archaeological upside.

Science
1,122
The Good, And Bad, Of A Geoengineered Climate
SciFri

Could humans geoengineer their way out a climate crisis? Plus California wildfire weather, gooey corn, and other science headlines in this weeks News Round-up.

Science
1,154
In Physics, Beautiful May Not Be Better
SciFri

Physicists are still trying to prove decades-old theories. One theorist argues the best answers may not come until scientists embrace messier math.

Science
2,232
Alan Alda Opens Up About His Parkinsons Disease
SciFri

Alan Alda discusses how science informs his perspective on the diagnosis and view of the future.

Science
1,367
Is Facial Recognition Ready For The Real World?
SciFri

Some police departments are using facial recognition software to help identify suspects. But accuracy remains an issue.

Science
1,356
A New Probe Is Going Closer To The Sun Than Ever Before
SciFri

Scientists hope the Parker Solar Probe will help answer burning questions about the sun.

Science
1,370
After New Jersey Floods, Rebuild Or Retreat?
SciFri

Instead of rebuilding after repeated flooding, New Jersey is offering some homeowners a buyout.

Science
1,187
loading...