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Archived Since:April 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Ranking the 10 Most Dangerous Volcanoes, From Vesuvius to Santa Maria

Volcanoes can be dangerous, but certain volcanoes pose the most danger to the people living in and around them. Let's count them down. The post Ranking the 10 Most Dangerous Volcanoes, From Vesuvius to Santa Maria appeared first on WIRED.

The War Over Forensic Science Started Well Before Jeff Sessions

Though he's not helping matters. The post The War Over Forensic Science Started Well Before Jeff Sessions appeared first on WIRED.

The Secret to Training for a Marathon: Just Keep Running

Long-distance running rewards effort and willpower. It also rewards steadiness and rhythm. The post The Secret to Training for a Marathon: Just Keep Running appeared first on WIRED.

NYC’s Newest Weapon Against the Rats? Sterilization

De Blasio's administration is testing a targeted approach to hit rats where it hurts: right in the ovaries. The post NYC’s Newest Weapon Against the Rats? Sterilization appeared first on WIRED.

Anything Living On Saturn’s Moon Enceladus Might Belch Methane

Saturn's moon is just bursting with surprises. The post Anything Living On Saturn's Moon Enceladus Might Belch Methane appeared first on WIRED.

Mars’ Ionosphere: Cold, Lifeless, and Filled With Heavy Metals

By tracking the movement of metal ions, scientists get a glimpse into the turbulent Martian atmosphere. The post Mars’ Ionosphere: Cold, Lifeless, and Filled With Heavy Metals appeared first on WIRED.

The Subtle Art of Watching North Korea Build Nukes

Experts are poring over satellite imagery for signals that the isolated nation is working on a new type of nuclear device. The post The Subtle Art of Watching North Korea Build Nukes appeared first on WIRED.

Tearing Down Science’s Citation Paywall, One Link at a Time

A new initiative makes scientific paper citations open to everyone, for free. The post Tearing Down Science's Citation Paywall, One Link at a Time appeared first on WIRED.

Oh Great. Climate Change Will Make Flying Worse, Too

Buckle up. Things are about to get a whole lot bumpier. The post Oh Great. Climate Change Will Make Flying Worse, Too appeared first on WIRED.

Science Reveals Yet Another Reason Octopuses and Squid Are So Weird

Squid, octopuses and cuttlefish favor modifying their proteins in a way that slows down normal evolution. The post Science Reveals Yet Another Reason Octopuses and Squid Are So Weird appeared first on WIRED.

Creating Zika-Proof Mosquitoes Means Rigging Natural Selection

Gene drives, powered by Crispr, promise to wipe out mosquito-borne diseases. But first they'll have to beat nature at her own game: evolution. The post Creating Zika-Proof Mosquitoes Means Rigging Natural Selection appeared first on WIRED.

The Search for the Universe’s Missing Antimatter Remains Annoyingly Nebulous

The Big Bang produced equal amounts of matter and antimatter. But our universe is mostly matter. What happened to the antimatter? The post The Search for the Universe's Missing Antimatter Remains Annoyingly Nebulous appeared first on WIRED.

Massive 3-D Cell Library Teaches Computers How to Find Mitochondria

Using images of 6,000 stem cells, scientists have created the first-ever deep learning model to predict how cells are organized. The post Massive 3-D Cell Library Teaches Computers How to Find Mitochondria appeared first on WIRED.

You Could Soon Print Out Simple Electronics With Your Deskjet

Imagine using your $50 deskjet printer to print out digital memory instead of thank-you cards. The post You Could Soon Print Out Simple Electronics With Your Deskjet appeared first on WIRED.

Yup, Rockets Need Insurance, Too. But Way More Than the Feds Think

A launch cataclysm could end up costing the federal rocket insurance program way more than it currently estimates. The post Yup, Rockets Need Insurance, Too. But Way More Than the Feds Think appeared first on WIRED.

Elon Musk Isn’t the Only One Trying to Computerize Your Brain

These companies are applying the Silicon Valley playbook to neuroscience. The post Elon Musk Isn’t the Only One Trying to Computerize Your Brain appeared first on WIRED.

Yes, Spider-Man Can Jump 6 Meters Onto a Moving Ferry. Physics Says So

Let's do some video analysis (homework included). The post Yes, Spider-Man Can Jump 6 Meters Onto a Moving Ferry. Physics Says So appeared first on WIRED.

The Fanged Fish That Drugs Its Enemies With Opioids

Researchers reveal what makes the fang blenny's venom so unique: It's packed with opioid peptides. The post The Fanged Fish That Drugs Its Enemies With Opioids appeared first on WIRED.

Supercomputers Are Stocking Next Generation Drug Pipelines

A new model incorporates protein, drug, and clinical data to better predict which genes are most likely make proteins that drugs can bind to. The post Supercomputers Are Stocking Next Generation Drug Pipelines appeared first on WIRE...

Scientists Build a Menstrual Biochip That Does Everything But Bleed

An organ-on-chip model of the female reproductive tract includes a miniature ovary, uterus, fallopian tube, cervix, and liver. The post Scientists Build a Menstrual Biochip That Does Everything But Bleed appeared first on WIRED.

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