octopus

Living like an octopus

Can you imagine having taste buds on your feet? Octopusses depend on taste buds in their suction cups to determine whether foreign objects are edible. Science Friday takes us “Inside the Lab” with Frank Grasso of Brooklyn College to share some insights about these curious creatures.

SciTech Now Episode 302

Epidemiologists in North Carolina track the evolution and geographic spread of Zika; CNET’s Ben Fox Rubin discusses how refugees in Greece are using mobile phones, apps and social media; Science Friday shares insights about the mysterious octopus; and a special place in San Antonio, Texas where teens might not have access to technology and the […]