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Physics Explains How (But Not Why) Humans Can Throw Washing Machines

In this competition, humans are throwing washing machines. What is the force and power required to accomplish such a feat? The post Physics Explains How (But Not Why) Humans Can Throw Washing Machines appeared first on WIRED.

3 Questions for Rick Perry, Trump’s Pick to Lead the Um… Um… Oh Yeah, the Department of Energy

Rick Perry once couldn't remember the name of the agency he's been nominated to lead. The post 3 Questions for Rick Perry, Trump's Pick to Lead the Um... Um... Oh Yeah, the Department of Energy appeared first on WIRED.

3 Critical Questions Tom Price Didn’t Answer at the Health and Human Services Hearing

These are the important points to consider when Price faces his formal confirmation hearing on January 24. The post 3 Critical Questions Tom Price Didn't Answer at the Health and Human Services Hearing appeared first on WIRED.

It’s Time to Stand Up for the Climate—and for Civilization

Bill McKibben argues that protecting science's legacy of climate research is a matter of protecting civilization itself. The post It's Time to Stand Up for the Climate—and for Civilization appeared first on WIRED.

Soft Robot Exosuits Will Give You Springier Steps

Rigid exoskeletons to help the movement-impaired heavy, and they have a hard time aligning with human joints. A soft robotic wearable could be the fix. The post Soft Robot Exosuits Will Give You Springier Steps appeared first on WIR...

2016 Was the Hottest Year on Record, and Humans Are to Blame

2016 was the hottest year on record, setting a new high for the third year in a row, with scientists firmly putting the blame on human activities. The post 2016 Was the Hottest Year on Record, and Humans Are to Blame appeared first on WIRED.

What You Need to Know From Ryan Zinke’s Interior Secretary Hearing

With a history of voting to expand fossil fuel exploration on public lands and weakening regulations, Zinke curries no favor with environmentalists. The post What You Need to Know From Ryan Zinke's Interior Secretary Hearing appeared first on WIRED.

Victims’ Families Sue Japan for Failing to Warn of Eruption

Families of some of the victims of the 2014 eruption of Mt. Ontake are suing the local government, claiming that they downplayed the volcano's threat. The post Victims’ Families Sue Japan for Failing to Warn of Eruption appeared first on WIRED.

How the FDA Will Help Lead the Next Medical Revolution

Smart regulation and early engagement with developers can foster innovation, says FDA commissioner Robert Califf. The post How the FDA Will Help Lead the Next Medical Revolution appeared first on WIRED.

North Carolina Would Lose Big With Scott Pruitt Leading the EPA

From sea level rise to polluted stormwater drainage, the state faces a host of environmental conflicts that rely on the EPA. And Pruitt's agency would be a toothless one. The post North Carolina Would Lose Big With Scott Pruitt Leading the EPA appeared first on WIRED.

Did LeBron James Flop? Here’s What Physics Says

In a recent game, it appears that Draymond hit LeBron. But did LeBron flop? Here is a physics analysis. The post Did LeBron James Flop? Here's What Physics Says appeared first on WIRED.

The Man in the Zebra Suit Knows the Secret of the Stripes

Tim Caro has spent 20 years trying to figure out why zebras have stripes. And he finally has an answer. The post The Man in the Zebra Suit Knows the Secret of the Stripes appeared first on WIRED.

How a Mere Prick of the Finger Can Diagnose a Concussion

Recognizing mild concussions is crucial for preventing deaths, and now there's a way to do that more accurately than ever before, with your blood. The post How a Mere Prick of the Finger Can Diagnose a Concussion appeared first on WIRED.

Gravity Waves Might Be Lighting Up Venus’ Atmosphere

Nothing else about the planet's atmosphere makes sense, so sure, why not? The post Gravity Waves Might Be Lighting Up Venus' Atmosphere appeared first on WIRED.

Tour a Brewery That Pumps Out 5,000 Cans an Hour

Cheers to chemistry majors! The post Tour a Brewery That Pumps Out 5,000 Cans an Hour appeared first on WIRED.

The Critter That’s Mushy as a Jellyfish and Long as a Whale

It's got a name almost as long and threatening as its string of clones. The post The Critter That's Mushy as a Jellyfish and Long as a Whale appeared first on WIRED.

Obamacare’s Demise Is a Looming Disaster for Mental Health

Republicans are on the cusp of undercutting the very mental health and substance abuse services they've promised. The post Obamacare's Demise Is a Looming Disaster for Mental Health appeared first on WIRED.

With Clear Skies Ahead, SpaceX Eyes a Saturday Launch

It sometimes rains in Southern California. When the rain stops, rockets can launch. The post With Clear Skies Ahead, SpaceX Eyes a Saturday Launch appeared first on WIRED.

Why It’s Impossible to Predict When That Giant Antarctic Ice Sheet Will Split

Melting ice is a master's class in fluid dynamics. The post Why It’s Impossible to Predict When That Giant Antarctic Ice Sheet Will Split appeared first on WIRED.

Thanks to AI, Computers Can Now See Your Health Problems

Machine learning is helping doctors diagnose things like genetic disorders, Alzheimer's, and autism faster than ever before. The post Thanks to AI, Computers Can Now See Your Health Problems appeared first on WIRED.

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