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The curious behavior of electric eels

Electric eels zap fish and other underwater prey, but what would make them leap out of the water and shock a land animal like a horse? Kenneth Catania of Vanderbilt University is researching this curious behavior first described by a nineteenth century naturalist and explorer. Science Friday‚Äôs Luke Groskin goes inside the lab where Catania […]

What’s next for driverless cars?

Engineers at the Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas have been developing autonomous vehicle technology for more than a decade. We take you inside the lab to see how the technology behind driverless cars has evolved.