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It's another sign of spring -- the opening games of the baseball season. We'll talk about science and medicine as they relate to America's pastime.
Ira and guests talk about the physics and materials science that go into one of the symbols of summer -- the baseball bat.
The new Yankee Stadium has been accused of being too home-run happy. We'll take a look at the physics of the ballpark, and the combination of engineering factors that help shape the play of America's pastime.
We use our hands to play flamenco guitar, crochet a sweater and grip a baseball bat...but how did we get such great dexterity? In this segment of Science Friday, guest host Joe Palca takes a look at how humans came up with such a great hand.
New research sifts through the statistics of the disabled list in Major League Baseball.
Are you a late merger? You might be on to something. Ira speaks with Tom Vanderb...
More computerized features in your car mean more hacking vulnerabilities.
Carmakers are teaming up to develop fuel cell cars. Is the time right for the te...
A new book looks at the people and history behind America’s superhighways.
When you put your car in drive and press the pedal to the metal, how much of wha...
New Jersey's main arteries are two of the most congested roads in the country--we stop in at the state's brand new Traffic Management and Technology Center to see how traffic is managed.