Annette Heist is a former senior producer for Science Friday.
Analyzing the Evidence on DNA
“All DNA evidence is not created equal,” says Greg Hampikian, Director of the Idaho Innocence Project. He’ll tell us why DNA ‘evidence’ sometimes leads to the wrong conclusion.
The SciFri Book Club Visits ‘Flatland’
Mathematician Ian Stewart joins the September book club meeting for a look at Edwin Abbott’s ‘Flatland.’
Fungi Fans ‘Felt’ the Love
At the Northeast Mycological Federation’s 36th Annual Foray, some 15 crafty people learned how to use wool roving to create a mushroom-themed felt pillow.
Amateur Astronomers Spot a Jupiter Explosion
Could a comet or an asteroid be to blame for the fireball on Jupiter?
Meet the Brains Behind ‘Bones’
Forensic anthropologist and writer Kathy Reichs talks about her new novel “Bones Are Forever” and her ongoing work on the TV crime-fighting series “Bones.”
‘Carbon Nation’ Tackles Climate Change, By Ignoring It
‘Carbon Nation’ bills itself as a ‘climate change solutions movie, that doesn’t even care if you believe in climate change.’
David Eagleman Gets Inside Our Heads
Neuroscientist David Eagleman exposes our unconscious minds in his latest book Incognito.
Bones, Books, and Bell Jars
In her new book, Bones Books and Bell Jars, physician and photographer Andrea Baldeck documents the collection of medical texts, instruments, and specimens at Philadelphia’s Mütter Museum.
Losing Control In The Movies
A scientist stars as the main character in a new romantic comedy.
Why Vinyl Sounds Better Than CD, Or Not
Two experts explain the audio science behind the music.