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Archived Since:April 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Space Photos of the Week: Mosey on Down to the Star Bar

Space photos of the week, November 28 — December 2, 2016. The post Space Photos of the Week: Mosey on Down to the Star Bar appeared first on WIRED.

A Warming Earth Is Making It Harder to Study Mars

Antarctic researchers test their ideas about how humans could live on Mars. But these windows into life on the red planet could be closing. The post A Warming Earth Is Making It Harder to Study Mars appeared first on WIRED.

Dozens of Earthquakes Rattle a Chilean Volcano, Raising Alerts

Chilean officials raised the alert status around Cerro Hudson after earthquakes near the same source of the 2011 eruption. The post Dozens of Earthquakes Rattle a Chilean Volcano, Raising Alerts appeared first on WIRED.

Why Did Donald Trump Get Elected? Ask the Bees

Opinion: The way bees choose their nests offers important lessons about how humans elect presidents. The post Why Did Donald Trump Get Elected? Ask the Bees appeared first on WIRED.

The Fail-Safe Science of Delicious Crispy Chicken

A little extra effort for a whole lot of pay-off. The post The Fail-Safe Science of Delicious Crispy Chicken appeared first on WIRED.

New Zealand, the Kardashians, and the Battle to Control Manuka Honey

Chemists aren't convinced there's any meaningful difference between Man?ka honey from New Zealand and Australia. But the Kiwis beg to differ. The post New Zealand, the Kardashians, and the Battle to Control Manuka Honey appeared first on WIRED.

The Neuroscientist Who’s Building a Better Memory for Humans

Ted Berger's implant electrically stimulates the brain to form memories—at least in rats and monkeys. And now, he's testing one that could work in humans. The post The Neuroscientist Who's Building a Better Memory for Humans appeared first on WIRED.

Magnets Aren’t Miracles, But Solar Flares Burst With Magic

A new paper shows how large magnetic fields burst to release massive amounts of energy. The post Magnets Aren't Miracles, But Solar Flares Burst With Magic appeared first on WIRED.

Trump Picks Obamacare Critic Tom Price for Next Health Czar

Pending Senate confirmation, Tom Price will play a central role in the new administration's plans to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. The post Trump Picks Obamacare Critic Tom Price for Next Health Czar appeared first on WIRED.

Artificial Intelligence Could Dig Up Cures Buried Online

Artificial intelligence could be a solution to science overload: machine learning assistants to read incoming papers, distill their information, and highlight relevant findings. The post Artificial Intelligence Could Dig Up Cures Buried Online appeared first on WIRED.

Drop Into an Enchanting Desert Canyon (But Do Mind the Floods)

For its new series Planet Earth II, the BBC paid a visit to a canyon in Arizona. Oh, and they brought along a 360-degree camera. The post Drop Into an Enchanting Desert Canyon (But Do Mind the Floods) appeared first on WIRED.

The Arapaima Is Pretty Much a Tank With Scales and Eyeballs

This massive fish grows to 10 feet long and is covered with armored scales, making it an apex predator of incredible proportions. The post The Arapaima Is Pretty Much a Tank With Scales and Eyeballs appeared first on WIRED.

Blood Diseases Could Show Crispr’s Potential as Therapy

The jury's still out on whether Crispr will be as transformative as a medical therapy as it has been as lab tool, but inherited blood diseases are a good test. The post Blood Diseases Could Show Crispr's Potential as Therapy appeared first on WIRED.

Master the Chemistry of Juicy, Tender Salmon

Because overcooked fish tastes like salty plywood. The post Master the Chemistry of Juicy, Tender Salmon appeared first on WIRED.

Immerse Yourself in the Jungle With a Wild 360-Degree Video

As a companion to the new Planet Earth II series, the BBC is releasing incredible 360-degree videos that immerse you in ecological action. The post Immerse Yourself in the Jungle With a Wild 360-Degree Video appeared first on WIRED.

Chill Out, No One Can Predict Earthquakes—Including Japan

Even after 2011's massive disaster, there's no way Japan could have seen its last quake coming. The post Chill Out, No One Can Predict Earthquakes—Including Japan appeared first on WIRED.

Nobody Knows Where This Big Raft of Pumice Came From

Satellite images and aircraft have spotted a pumice raft in the Pacific Ocean near Fiji, but we may never know its source. The post Nobody Knows Where This Big Raft of Pumice Came From appeared first on WIRED.

Behold China’s Answer to Amazon Echo: The LingLong DingDong

The name of the product, and the company that made it, may sound funny to you, but this gadget is no joke. The post Behold China’s Answer to Amazon Echo: The LingLong DingDong appeared first on WIRED.

The Physics of Throwing a Starship Off a Cliff to Make It Fly

A physics-based analysis of that scene from the new Star Trek movie. The post The Physics of Throwing a Starship Off a Cliff to Make It Fly appeared first on WIRED.

Apple Pay Will Change the Way Your Brain Thinks About Buying Things

Economists and brain scientists agree that digital payment technologies can affect consumer spending. The post Apple Pay Will Change the Way Your Brain Thinks About Buying Things appeared first on WIRED.

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