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Mar. 30, 2012
Ira Flatow and guests share science funnies and discover an element of humor (pun intended).
Jun. 05, 2009
Researchers have tickled gorillas, bonobos, chimps and humans in an effort to understand the evolution of laughter in the primate world.
Apr. 01, 2011
Do 'science' and 'comedy' go together?
Apr. 30, 2010
Can hearty laughter have some of the same physiological effects as exercise?
Dec. 05, 2008
Smile, smile, smile. Happiness may be catching.
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