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A Breakdown of Beavers

Environmental journalist Ben Goldfarb talks about his book Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter.

December 30, 2020 — Steve Mirsky

Earth Is on Fire

Our planet is burning, both literally and figuratively, because of climate change—and COVID is no excuse to ignore it

December 29, 2020 — Jordan Salama

Science News Briefs from around the Planet

Here are some brief reports about science and technology from around the world, including one from Panama about the toll lightning takes on tropical trees.

December 28, 2020 — Sarah Lewin Frasier

Science News Briefs from around the Globe

Here are some brief reports about science and technology from all over, including one from the United Arab Emirates about the the first interplanetary mission by an Arab country.

November 2, 2020 — Scott Hershberger

Election Science Stakes: Energy

Scientific American senior editor Mark Fischetti and associate editor Andrea Thompson talk about this election and the future of U.S. energy research and policy.

October 30, 2020 — Andrea Thompson, Mark Fischetti and Steve Mirsky

Election Science Stakes: Climate

Scientific American’s associate editor for sustainability Andrea Thompson talks about how climate science and policy will be affected by this election.

October 28, 2020 — Andrea Thompson and Steve Mirsky
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