Brain fun for curious people.
Women Were Also Skilled Hunters In Ancient Times
New analysis of remains and burial items suggests women and men did both parts of hunting and gathering in the Paleolithic era.
An AI Leader’s Human-Centered Approach To Artificial Intelligence
Dr. Fei-Fei Li of the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered AI discusses the promise and peril of the ground-breaking technology.
COP28 Host Had Plans to Promote Oil and Gas | Researchers Detected Cicada Emergence With Fiber-Optics
The United Nations climate summit will happen for the next two weeks in Dubai—a city known for its oil money. And, in 2021, an electronics and communications lab accidentally detected the mass emergence of Brood X with fiber-optic sensors.
Ralph Nader Reflects On His Auto Safety Campaign, 55 Years Later
In a conversation from 2021, Ira discusses how auto safety has drastically advanced, thanks in part to Nader’s groundbreaking investigation.
What’s That Smell? An AI Nose Knows
In a conversation from September 2023, Ira discusses a computer model can map the structure of a chemical to predict what it probably smells like.
Jane Goodall On Life Among Chimpanzees
In an interview from 2002, the primatologist gave Ira a lesson in how to speak with chimps.
15 min one topic format is too short
I miss the beginning of old format local ‘science news with national significance ( or similaire title)
Miss the old Science Friday
Wish they would bring the old format back. This new version is a great disappointment.
Please return to old format! These short segments are simply a tease. So hard to learn anything!