Extraterrestrial Runs for President

September 24, 2019

We’re not sure about the constitutionality of his bid, but Vrillon claims to be an ET who identifies as human—and he hopes to be the Transhumanist Party candidate for president in 2020.

SciFriday: LTC Bob Maginnis – Future War

July 5, 2019

For this July 4th holiday, we talk with Lt. Col. Bob Maginnis (U.S. Army, Ret.), author of the important book Future War, about the challenges facing military officials who must keep ahead of technology that threatens to put an end to humanity as we know it.

SciFriday: Fungus Among Us

April 13, 2019

A strain of yeast called Candida auris is causing deadly infections at hospitals around the world. It kills almost half of the patients who contract it within 90 days, according to the CDC, which calls C. auris an “urgent threat.”

Robert Blaise – Eugenics and Human Weeds

March 18, 2019

IS EVERY person created by God with intrinsic value, or are some people flowers while others are weeds? Robert Blaise, producer of the documentary Human Weeds, discusses the repackaging and rebranding of the eugenics movement.

SciFriday: Robot Love

January 25, 2019

Researchers have noticed a growing trend—people identifying as “digisexual” or “cybersexual.” What does it mean for society when people are trading human contact for love with a cyborg?

Venezuela Burning

January 24, 2019

The Trump administration has recognized the opposition leader in Venezuela as the lawful head of government, while Russia is warning of “catastrophic” consequences for intervention.

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