The U.S. just approved its first small modular nuclear power plant design. What does it mean for the future of nuclear power? Plus, the science of fungi in the new ‘The Last Of Us’ TV show. And how a musician used the sounds of climate change on his new album.
According to analysis by KHN and Science Friday, contraception failures can cause hundreds of thousands of unplanned pregnancies each year.
Satellite imagery showing leaf color is only available dating back to the year 2000, so researchers are using fall photos that might be in an elderly relative’s attic to track climate change.
Nobel Prize-winning psychologist Daniel Kahneman explains how ‘noise’ and bias can lead to poor decisions.
Astronomer and folklorist Moiya McTier’s new book is a saucy memoir written from the perspective of our very own Milky Way.
McTier’s new tell-all on behalf of our galaxy explains the importance of story in scientific discovery. Read it with us this December.
On Saturday December 10, meet the SciFri team at Jerome Park in the Bronx to stargaze on the future home of NYC’s first public observatory!
Join the live conversations with Ira Flatow and guests as they record for our radio program—and get the chance to have your voice on the show!
Research found the social media platform allowed 90% of misleading political ads to run—even though they contradicted TikTok’s own policies.
One of the most wonderful sounds in the world is also one of the most mysterious. Here’s what scientists do and don’t know.
A Ukrainian AI company was hired to mimic the Star Wars’ villain’s voice for the franchise’s next films. Then Russia invaded.
A highly poisonous, hard-to-eradicate species of mushroom has found its way from Europe to California and Idaho.