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It's one of the biggest, fastest, and warmest fish in the sea -- and it's also one of the most sought after, and one of the most threatened. In this segment, Ira and guests talk tuna.
Cold-water fish and snow-dwelling insects have evolved antifreeze proteins to avoid icing up. This natural antifreeze also keeps the ice out of some ice creams.
Tiktaalik roseae was a fish that had scales, gills, and limb-like front fins.
Maurizio Porfiri designed a robotic fish that attract real fish. Now he’s trying to understand why.
Two scientists discuss food safety and environmental concerns associated with transgenic salmon.
Science museums aren't just dioramas and dusty skeletons anymore.
The money will be used to turn Nikola Tesla’s final laboratory into a museum.
In natural history museums around the world, art and science intersect in the de...
Philadelphia’s Mütter Museum has a lot of heart, and other organs too.
How do museums protect and preserve artistic and historic artifacts for the ages...
\t"Disturbingly informative," is how museum director Robert Hicks describes Philadelphia's Mütter Museum--items of interest include a gangrenous hand, wax models of extinct diseases, deformed bones and body parts. Now imagine what's in the basement. Science Friday got a behind-the-scenes tour.