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.