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Archived Since:April 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

How Egg Farms Will Stop Killing Millions of Male Chicks

Male chicks are ground up or gassed soon after they hatch. The post How Egg Farms Will Stop Killing Millions of Male Chicks appeared first on WIRED.

The Mysterious X Boson Could Upend the Standard Model. If It Actually Exists

A lab in Hungary has reported an anomaly that could lead to a physics revolution. But even as excitement builds, closer scrutiny has unearthed a troubling backstory. The post The Mysterious X Boson Could Upend the Standard Model. If It Actually Exists appeared first on WIRED.

Congress Refuses, So California Funds Its Own Gun Violence Research Center

Soon we'll have science to shape gun violence policy, and it's about damn time. The post Congress Refuses, So California Funds Its Own Gun Violence Research Center appeared first on WIRED.

Deep Thunder Can Forecast the Weather—Down to a City Block

Want to know which way the wind blows? IBM's new Deep Thunder tool combines the Weather Channel's data and forecasting with analytics for business applications. The post Deep Thunder Can Forecast the Weather—Down to a City Block appeared first on WIRED.

What an AR-15 Can Do to the Human Body

When a patient is shot by an AR-15, it "looks like a grenade went off in there." The post What an AR-15 Can Do to the Human Body appeared first on WIRED.

The Mission to Rescue a Scientist From the South Pole—in the Middle of Winter

The National Science Foundation is right now undertaking a phenomenally risky and rare evacuation from the middle of the Antarctic ice sheet. The post The Mission to Rescue a Scientist From the South Pole—in the Middle of Winter appeared first on WIRED.

Hot Tips For the Next Disruptive Blood Testing Unicorn

Biotechnology can work just fine in Silicon Valley, as long as companies know when to pump the brakes. The post Hot Tips For the Next Disruptive Blood Testing Unicorn appeared first on WIRED.

A Rocket Launch Brings China One Step Closer to Its Own GPS

The 23rd satellite of the BeiDou satellite navigation constellation is in orbit. It's probably time to start paying attention. The post A Rocket Launch Brings China One Step Closer to Its Own GPS appeared first on WIRED.

Here’s What Happens Inside the Mind of a Filibusterer

What happens to a person who talks for hours on end? The post Here's What Happens Inside the Mind of a Filibusterer appeared first on WIRED.

LIGO Has Detected Gravitational Waves for the Second Time

About 1.4 billion years ago, the universe gave scientists a Christmas present. The post LIGO Has Detected Gravitational Waves for the Second Time appeared first on WIRED.

Even Indoor Kids Should Worry About California’s 30 Million Dead Trees

Drought, sudden oak death, and bark beetle are turning the Golden State's forests into kindling. The post Even Indoor Kids Should Worry About California's 30 Million Dead Trees appeared first on WIRED.

Volcanoes Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Pinatubo’s Eruption With Some Epic Rumbles

As we mark the 25th anniversary of the Pinatubo eruptions, volcanoes in Colombia, Russia and Nicaragua keep rumbling. The post Volcanoes Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Pinatubo's Eruption With Some Epic Rumbles appeared first on WIRED.

Why Zika Is No Reason to Cancel the Olympics

If Zika were so dangerous that the Olympics should be canceled, no one would be traveling in and out of Zika-affected areas. The post Why Zika Is No Reason to Cancel the Olympics appeared first on WIRED.

SpaceX Is Totally Gonna Land a Rocket on a Drone Boat Again. Right? Right?

If they do, I'm pretty sure I heard Elon promise he's buying everyone a drink. The post SpaceX Is Totally Gonna Land a Rocket on a Drone Boat Again. Right? Right? appeared first on WIRED.

Nobody Waived the HIPAA Privacy Law in Orlando After All

Everyone, including doctors, is confused about the patient privacy law. The post Nobody Waived the HIPAA Privacy Law in Orlando After All appeared first on WIRED.

Can You Teach an Old Mockingbird New Songs?

Mockingbirds are master mimickers who evolved to copy the calls of their fellow birds. And sometimes car alarms. The post Can You Teach an Old Mockingbird New Songs? appeared first on WIRED.

HIPAA Privacy Regulations Didn’t Need to Be Waived After Orlando. Here’s Why They Were Anyway

Doctors worried the patient privacy law would prevent them from talking to families of victims. The post HIPAA Privacy Regulations Didn’t Need to Be Waived After Orlando. Here’s Why They Were Anyway appeared first on WIRED.

Absurd Creatures: That Fish That Suctions to Sharks? It’s Actually Pretty Righteous

That fish that attaches to sharks is called a remora, and while it may be a parasite, it's actually got a lot going for it. The post Absurd Creatures: That Fish That Suctions to Sharks? It's Actually Pretty Righteous appeared first on WIRED.

Fun Fact: Lots of California Isn’t Metering Its Water

Nobody cares how much water anybody else is using until there's not enough. That leads to some interesting legal predicaments. The post Fun Fact: Lots of California Isn’t Metering Its Water appeared first on WIRED.

Why Most Gay Men Still Aren’t Allowed to Donate Blood

The shooting at a gay night club in Orlando shines a spotlight on one of the FDA's most controversial blood donation policies. The post Why Most Gay Men Still Aren't Allowed to Donate Blood appeared first on WIRED.

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