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Archived Since:April 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Drones Are Turning Civilians Into an Air Force of Citizen Scientists

Citizen drone scientists need some basic training on study design. The post Drones Are Turning Civilians Into an Air Force of Citizen Scientists appeared first on WIRED.

Why Is Oroville a Big Deal? Look at All the Places That Need Its Water

Keeping California properly hydrated requires some of the most complicated plumbing in the world. The post Why Is Oroville a Big Deal? Look at All the Places That Need Its Water appeared first on WIRED.

88 New Satellites Will Watch Earth, All the Time, All the Places

With the acquisition of Google's satellite company and 88 new satellites, Planet is poised to become the world's most powerful space surveillance company. The post 88 New Satellites Will Watch Earth, All the Time, All the Places appeared first on WIRED.

How Life (and Death) Spring From Disorder

As simple systems show signs of life, scientists are arguing about whether this apparent complexity is all a consequence of thermodynamics. The post How Life (and Death) Spring From Disorder appeared first on WIRED.

These Boots Keep Astronauts From Tripping Over Their Own Feet

Because those space suits are even clumsier than you'd imagine. The post These Boots Keep Astronauts From Tripping Over Their Own Feet appeared first on WIRED.

Let’s Use Physics to Model the Gaps in Saturn’s Rings

When a planet has a ring system, you will often see gaps in the rings. Can these ring gaps be modeled numerically? The post Let's Use Physics to Model the Gaps in Saturn's Rings appeared first on WIRED.

The Secret to Running a Faster Marathon? Slow Down

The counterintuitive secret to your best marathon yet... The post The Secret to Running a Faster Marathon? Slow Down appeared first on WIRED.

The US Needs Real Data to Confront Bias in Police Shootings

Researchers learned police were twice as likely to fatally shoot unarmed black civilians. Those findings are terrible—and too hard to come by. The post The US Needs Real Data to Confront Bias in Police Shootings appeared first on WI...

EPA Scientists Worry Their New Boss Doesn’t Want Science

As Oklahoma's attorney general, Scott Pruitt fought environmental regulations. Now EPA scientists wonder how he can run their agency. The post EPA Scientists Worry Their New Boss Doesn't Want Science appeared first on WIRED.

The Mathematician Who Will Make You Fall in Love With Numbers

The ancient Greeks argued that the best life was filled with beauty, truth, justice, play, and love. The mathematician Francis Su knows just where to find them. The post The Mathematician Who Will Make You Fall in Love With Numbers appeared first on WIRED.

Inside the Race to Invent a Fish-Free Fish Food

Fish farms are supposed to be a sustainable replacement for ocean fishing—but most of them rely on fish-based feed. Enter science. The post Inside the Race to Invent a Fish-Free Fish Food appeared first on WIRED.

Finally, the Robot Bat We Deserve and the Robot Bat We Need

A robot that mimics a bat can be far more agile and maneuverable than a drone. The post Finally, the Robot Bat We Deserve and the Robot Bat We Need appeared first on WIRED.

Accelerometers Could Finally Fix the NFL’s Concussion Crisis

The league has still failed to face its concussion epidemic head-on. The post Accelerometers Could Finally Fix the NFL's Concussion Crisis appeared first on WIRED.

Cutting International Science Funding Will Only Hurt America

If Trump tries to improve Americans' lot by cutting international research funding, he'll accomplish just the opposite. The post Cutting International Science Funding Will Only Hurt America appeared first on WIRED.

The Chemical Engineer Who’ll School You on Coffee

A chemical engineer is developing a center for coffee research to study sustainability, chemical makeup, and preparation protocols. The post The Chemical Engineer Who'll School You on Coffee appeared first on WIRED.

Moving Patient Data Is Messy, But Blockchain Is Here to Help

Blockchain technologies aren't just for crytpocurrency anymore. Researchers and corporations are turning to them for a very different business: healthcare. The post Moving Patient Data Is Messy, But Blockchain Is Here to Help appeared first on WIRED.

Doctors and Patients Reel After Trump’s Immigration Ban

The healthcare industry reels from the effects of President Trump's executive order on immigration. The post Doctors and Patients Reel After Trump’s Immigration Ban appeared first on WIRED.

Follow All of These Earth Scientists on Twitter Right Now

If you care about earth science, you should follow these people and organizations on Twitter to get all the best science information and news. The post Follow All of These Earth Scientists on Twitter Right Now appeared first on WIRE...

The Robots Are Coming for Your Heart

Medical advances are forcing humanity to reconsider what a robot even is in the first place—because more and more, the robots will become a part of us. The post The Robots Are Coming for Your Heart appeared first on WIRED.

Gun Research Will Get Even More Difficult Under NRA-Friendly Trump

New research shows drinking and gun possession don't mix. But further gun science could be in trouble under President Trump. The post Gun Research Will Get Even More Difficult Under NRA-Friendly Trump appeared first on WIRED.

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