Indigenous scientist and author Jessica Hernandez on what it might mean to heal—rather than conserve—endangered landscapes.
From the engineering of doorknobs to an algorithm that tells you when to lie, an annual salute to unusual science.
An engineering feat will soon reconnect habitats cut off from each other by Highway 101 for 75 years.
After two decades and years of international collaboration, scientists have filled in the final missing pieces of the human genome.
Go with a classic for holiday gifts this year: Books! Check out our favorite science books for the young scientists on your list.
Projections show that population growth will slow down in the coming decades.
Department of Natural Resources employees knew the contamination had “undoubtedly occurred” in 1993. The broader public didn’t learn it was in their drinking water until 2018.
Virtual social worlds used to be the realm of science fiction. Can a wave of new enthusiasm finally make them catch on?
This week’s uncrewed Artemis mission took a decade to develop. It’s the first step toward a new potential lunar space station.
Should you brine your turkey? Why do mashed potatoes get glue-y? Cookbook author Kenji López-Alt tackles the science behind thanksgiving.
Across the U.S., people voted on topics like healthcare, climate change infrastructure, and abortion.
Director Ryan White shares behind-the-scenes insights into the recent film, “Good Night Oppy.”
The director of the Los Angeles Museum of Natural History discusses how Ice Age megafauna can teach practical lessons on climate, extinction, and survival.
Though they face different challenges, doctors from the Midwest to the mid-Atlantic are wrestling with skyrocketing cases and overflowing medical centers.
For human cognition, understanding connections between brain regions may be even more important than the functions of the regions themselves.
Science Friday has been interviewing Dr. Fauci since 1994, on topics ranging from COVID, to HIV/AIDS, to allergy research.
According to analysis by KHN and Science Friday, contraception failures can cause hundreds of thousands of unplanned pregnancies each year.