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Science Friday - NPR's midday news-talk show - an exchange of ideas and opinions on the issues that dominate science news. Explore science-related topics -- from subatomic particles and the human genome to the Internet and earthquakes. Listen to in-depth discussion with scientists and others from all walks of life whose work influences our daily lives.
Thursday, July 17, 2014 2:00pmWhales stabilize the ocean ecosystem through a mechanism scientists call the “whale pump,” or fecal plumes.
Thursday, July 17, 2014 2:00pmWith gene therapy, scientists reprogram pig heart cells to improve heartbeat.
Thursday, July 17, 2014 2:00pmA virus large enough to be seen through a light microscope was recovered from the Siberian permafrost.
Thursday, July 17, 2014 2:00pmReporter Bob Parks guides us through his favorite outdoor and camping apps.
Thursday, July 17, 2014 2:00pmA third of California is now clenched by exceptional drought, and this week the state announced $500 fines for water-wasters. But many residents continue to hope for rain.