Blog Profile / Wired: Science


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Archived Since:April 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

How Can You Measure How Much Pain a Baby Feels?

The FDA is issuing a new warning on anesthesia for infants, and it poses a difficult question for doctors. What's more dangerous: pain or pain treatment? The post How Can You Measure How Much Pain a Baby Feels? appeared first on WIR...

The Journey of NASA’s Smartest Satellite Finally Comes to an End

The Earth Observing-1 satellite is retiring, and leaving behind an oddball technological legacy. The post The Journey of NASA’s Smartest Satellite Finally Comes to an End appeared first on WIRED.

Somebody Just Buy the ISS Already

An argument for a big investment from some billionaire space lover. The post Somebody Just Buy the ISS Already appeared first on WIRED.

What’s the Point of Going to Space if You Don’t Make Booze?

Here's how astronauts can make liquor without breaking the laws of physics. The post What's the Point of Going to Space if You Don't Make Booze? appeared first on WIRED.

Trump’s FDA Pick Has Friends in Big Pharma. But Who Doesn’t?

Cronyism aside, is that so bad? The companies Gottlieb has worked with do vital work that few others can afford to do. The post Trump's FDA Pick Has Friends in Big Pharma. But Who Doesn't? appeared first on WIRED.

Only an End to Global Warming Can Save the Great Barrier Reef

Improvements to water quality or fishing controls don't prevent underwater heatwaves damaging coral, studies of mass bleaching events reveal The post Only an End to Global Warming Can Save the Great Barrier Reef appeared first on WI...

Iron Fist Can Totally Break His Fall With a Pole. Physics Says So

In his new show, the superhero catches himself on a pole. Let's look at the stopping force and acceleration involved. The post Iron Fist Can Totally Break His Fall With a Pole. Physics Says So appeared first on WIRED.

Catnip Ain’t the Only Plant That’ll Send Your Kitty to Blissville

Three other plants tweak your feline's neurons. The post Catnip Ain't the Only Plant That'll Send Your Kitty to Blissville appeared first on WIRED.

Got a Sock Stuck in Your Vacuum? It’s Time for Some Physics

What happens when you get a sock stuck in your vacuum cleaner? The motor sounds like it's working harder, but is it? The post Got a Sock Stuck in Your Vacuum? It's Time for Some Physics appeared first on WIRED.

A ‘Digital Alchemist’ Unravels the Mysteries of Complexity

Computational physicist Sharon Glotzer is uncovering the rules by which complex collective phenomena emerge from simple building blocks. The post A 'Digital Alchemist' Unravels the Mysteries of Complexity appeared first on WIRED.

The Caribbean Is Mobilizing 300,000 People for an Epic Tsunami Drill

If you happen to be sunbathing on a quiet Caribbean beach next week, don't be alarmed if a helicopter flies overhead telling everyone to evacuate. The post The Caribbean Is Mobilizing 300,000 People for an Epic Tsunami Drill appeared first on WIRED.

Artificial Intelligence Is Learning to Predict and Prevent Suicide

Doctors at research hospitals and even the US Department of Veterans Affairs are piloting new, AI-driven suicide-prevention platforms. The post Artificial Intelligence Is Learning to Predict and Prevent Suicide appeared first on WIR...

Trump’s Budget Would Break American Science, Today and Tomorrow

By eviscerating federal funding of science, this proposed budget pays for a world where the only infrastructure is megacities connected by Fury Roads. The post Trump's Budget Would Break American Science, Today and Tomorrow appeared first on WIRED.

Obamacare Paved the Way for That Gattaca-Style Employer’s Law

A new Republican bill would loosen privacy protections for workers. And it would use parts of the Affordable Care Act to do it. The post Obamacare Paved the Way for That Gattaca-Style Employer's Law appeared first on WIRED.

Clean Energy Could Spark a Trade War Between the US and China

Trump wants to roll back climate-conscious government programs and make life easier for industry. China is doing the opposite. This may not end well. The post Clean Energy Could Spark a Trade War Between the US and China appeared first on WIRED.

How Lithium-Ion Batteries Turn Into Skin-Searing Firebombs

Here is what's inside the little fuel packs that power your life—and what makes them suddenly go supernova. The post How Lithium-Ion Batteries Turn Into Skin-Searing Firebombs appeared first on WIRED.

A Robot Ear Surgeon Drills Into the Future of Medicine

While surgeons are in total control of current surgery robots, more machines are coming that will automate much of medicine. The post A Robot Ear Surgeon Drills Into the Future of Medicine appeared first on WIRED.

Plants Might Have Saved Earth From Permanent Ice Age

It's plants, its rocks, its microscopic organisms living deep in the sea—it's why most humans get to enjoy glacier-free lifestyles. The post Plants Might Have Saved Earth From Permanent Ice Age appeared first on WIRED.

The Fight to Legalize a Machine That Melts Flesh From Bone

Yesterday Nevada's legislature held a hearing to discuss a bill that would legalize the chemical dissolution of the dead. The post The Fight to Legalize a Machine That Melts Flesh From Bone appeared first on WIRED.

Want to Make It as a Biologist? Better Learn to Code

Their schools may not have caught up yet, but these biologists are embracing the era of big data. The post Want to Make It as a Biologist? Better Learn to Code appeared first on WIRED.

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