Why Are Gas Stoves Under Fire?
Gas stoves have been a hot topic of debate. A climate reporter answers our burning questions about their use, our health, and the climate.
Read ‘The Ministry for the Future’ With The SciFri Book Club
While we live on the precipice of global climate disaster, this work of speculative fiction creates a drama out of the near future.
‘The Ministry for the Future’ Imagines A Dark But Hopeful Future
In a novel described as optimistic and alarming, Kim Stanley Robinson writes for our endangered—but not ultimately doomed—world.
In A New Hampshire Town, It’s Snowmobilers Vs. Beavers
Some residents want to leave a pond to beavers; others want it drained for snowmobile trails.
Scientists Reach Breakthrough In Nuclear Fusion
After decades of research, scientists announced they created a reaction that made more energy than they put in.
Ready, Set, Play: 2022’s Best Science Fiction Games
Nerd out with the newest science fiction and science-inspired video and board games of the year (and the slightly recent past).
Groundwater Contamination In Missouri Kept Secret From Residents
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.
As Anthony Fauci Steps Down, A Look Back At His Storied Career
Science Friday has been interviewing Dr. Fauci since 1994, on topics ranging from COVID, to HIV/AIDS, to allergy research.
Can Animals Evolve To Survive The Anthropocene?
Animal species can evolve in just one generation, but, with human activities, they might be fighting a losing battle.
The Quest For New COVID-19 Solutions
A biotech expert shares insights on what’s needed to combat the pandemic, from new antiviral cocktails to pioneering vaccine techniques.