The first episode of the new SciFri series Degrees of Change takes a look at how cities around the world are taming floodwaters, and turning them into freshwater resources. Plus, why scientists have long been drawn to creative takes on science—and why creativity is central to scientific thought.
The next generation of wireless is on its way. Experts explain the science behind the new tech, and why some are cautioning a slower rollout. Plus, researchers have discovered a new species of ancient human—but its placement on the human family tree is still up for debate.
NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine talks about agency ambitions beyond planet Earth. Plus, the story of how our skeletons evolved to look they way they do. And why gene therapy—not bone marrow transplants—could be one piece in the puzzle of neutralizing HIV worldwide.