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Determining an author’s linguistic fingerprint using forensic stylometry.
A talk with "Body Farm" founder and forensic anthropologist Bill Bass.
This week, the latest entry in the Indiana Jones movie franchise makes its debut. In this segment, Ira talks with a real life archaeologist about just what a 'crystal skull' really is, and whether there's any real mystery about them.
A biologist says that coyotes suffering from severe mange could be the origin of the 'chupacabra' legends.
Researchers use time-lapse photography and a prosthetic plant to understand why cucumber tendrils twist.
Ira Flatow and guests share science funnies and discover an element of humor (pu...
Researchers have tickled gorillas, bonobos, chimps and humans in an effort to un...
Do 'science' and 'comedy' go together?
Can hearty laughter have some of the same physiological effects as exercise?
Smile, smile, smile. Happiness may be catching.
Author Scott Weems lets us in on the jokes and uncovers the science of humor.