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Archived Since:April 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

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.

Trump’s Muslim Ban Isn’t Just Inhumane—It’ll Make America Dumber

Scientific brilliance is about what's in your brain, not where you're from. Now Trump's ban on immigrants from seven countries is spurring a brain drain. The post Trump’s Muslim Ban Isn’t Just Inhumane—It’ll Make America Dumber appeared first on WIRED.

Put People on Mars by 2033—for the Good of the Nation

Opinion: A former Boeing exec, US astronaut, and ex-director of NASA Ames argue that the US must prioritize putting humans on Mars. The post Put People on Mars by 2033—for the Good of the Nation appeared first on WIRED.

Italy’s Etna Volcano Awakens with New Explosions in the New Year

After an uneventful 2016, Etna in Italy starts to erupt again. Meanwhile, Erta'Ale has its first lava flows in a decade and Alaska keeps rumbling. The post Italy's Etna Volcano Awakens with New Explosions in the New Year appeared first on WIRED.

A Coffee Renaissance Is Brewing, and It’s All Thanks to Genetics

Genes are the future of coffee. Not nitro cold brewing or beans pooped out by civets, but genes. The post A Coffee Renaissance Is Brewing, and It's All Thanks to Genetics appeared first on WIRED.

The Birth—and Possible Death—of the SAGE III Atmospheric Satellite

This is exactly the type of space missions that could be in jeopardy as the Trump administration continues active hostility toward climate research. The post The Birth—and Possible Death—of the SAGE III Atmospheric Satellite appeared first on WIRED.

First Human-Pig Chimera Is a Step Toward Custom Organs

Scientists at the Salk Institute report today the first ever embryos containing cells from both pigs and humans. The post First Human-Pig Chimera Is a Step Toward Custom Organs appeared first on WIRED.

Ever Had a Really Long Acid Trip? Now Science Knows Why

A new paper finally reveals the secret of the LSD Trip Gone Far Too Long: The drug binds to receptors in your brain in a fascinating way. The post Ever Had a Really Long Acid Trip? Now Science Knows Why appeared first on WIRED.

New Weather Satellites Can Spot Floods Before They Happen

The GOES-16 satellite scans the Earth better, faster, and more often---good news for climate scientists, meteorologists, and you. The post New Weather Satellites Can Spot Floods Before They Happen appeared first on WIRED.

If You Look at X-Rays or Moles for a Living, AI Is Coming for Your Job

Pattern-recognition algorithms promise to drastically change the job description for doctors who decipher diagnoses from images. The post If You Look at X-Rays or Moles for a Living, AI Is Coming for Your Job appeared first on WIRED...

California vs. Trump: La Résistance Could Fall Victim to La Récession

California has the US's largest single economy, so its fortunes affect everyone. The post California vs. Trump: La Résistance Could Fall Victim to La Récession appeared first on WIRED.

Watch Air Swirl Around a Quadcopter Drone’s Rotors

Science proves drones don't have to be so damn loud. The post Watch Air Swirl Around a Quadcopter Drone's Rotors appeared first on WIRED.

The FDA Wants to Regulate Edited Animal Genes As Drugs

To the FDA, edited DNA does the same thing as drugs: It changes the way bodies work. The post The FDA Wants to Regulate Edited Animal Genes As Drugs appeared first on WIRED.

How Did Life Begin? Dividing Droplets Could Hold the Answer

Researchers have discovered that simple "chemically active" droplets grow to the size of cells and spontaneously divide, suggesting they might have evolved into the first living cells. The post How Did Life Begin? Dividing Droplets Could Hold the Answer appeared first on WIRED.

A Wet Year Won’t Beat California’s Never-Ending Drought

Opinion: The Pacific Institute's Peter Gleick explains why the rain in California won't solve the state's water problems. The post A Wet Year Won't Beat California's Never-Ending Drought appeared first on WIRED.

Why Women (and Men) Are Marching Today, According to Twitter Data

An analysis of tweets based on 40 march-related keywords and hashtags reveals the topics marchers are prioritizing. The post Why Women (and Men) Are Marching Today, According to Twitter Data appeared first on WIRED.

Trump Names Former Climate Scientist Erik Noble to NASA Advisory Role

Is this good news or bad? Unclear. The post Trump Names Former Climate Scientist Erik Noble to NASA Advisory Role appeared first on WIRED.

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.

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