Science Friday® is produced by the Science Friday Initiative, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Join the SciFri Book Club regulars for a look back, er...up, at 'The Right Stuff.'
Dian Fossey’s classic account of her fieldwork is on the reading list this month.
Silent Spring revisited: Ira Flatow and Flora Lichtman host the first SciFri Book Club meeting.
Peer into the anxious mind of writer Daniel Smith with the SciFri Book Club.
The book club reviews Dava Sobel’s 2005 homage to the solar system.
The nautilus, the “living fossil” of cephalopods, can uncover the origins of the...
Could a stash of ancient bones be the work of a giant cephalopod?
In less than a second, cephalopods can change the color, pattern and shape of th...
Biologist Sarah Zylinski studies how cuttlefish see the world by looking at thei...
\tWith its heavy outer shell, weak vision, and primitive brain, the nautilus lacks much of the excitement of the more flashy and cunning cephalopods. Yet a series of experiments by evolutionary biologists Dr. Jennifer Basil and Robyn Crook involving fish juice, blue lights, and mazes dispels the notion that this ancient species is incapable of basic learning and throws into question the origins of cephalopods' intellectual prowess.