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Archived Since:April 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

8 Stunning Photo Galleries of Our Precious Planet

From ancient trees to lightning striking a volcano, WIRED presents our favorite photos of the natural world. The post 8 Stunning Photo Galleries of Our Precious Planet appeared first on WIRED.

9 WIRED Stories You Should Read This Earth Day

The post 9 WIRED Stories You Should Read This Earth Day appeared first on WIRED.

President of Gabon: The Paris Agreement Is Just the Start of Africa’s Climate Quest

If left unchecked, a rising climate could drive mass enforced migration and conflict over resources such as water and arable land. The post President of Gabon: The Paris Agreement Is Just the Start of Africa's Climate Quest appeared first on WIRED.

New Maps Make Aftershocks Look Scarier Than the Main Quake

USGS releases maps that show the seismic parades happening in Ecuador and Japan. Here's how they're wreaking havoc. The post New Maps Make Aftershocks Look Scarier Than the Main Quake appeared first on WIRED.

Can You Tell These Real Crispr Projects From the Fake Ones?

Here are some Crispr projects under way in labs and a few, well, less-than-real ones. The post Can You Tell These Real Crispr Projects From the Fake Ones? appeared first on WIRED.

Civil War’s Winter Soldier Couldn’t Survive This Giant Jump

In this clip from Captain America Civil War, the Winter Soldier jumps down from a great height. What kind of acceleration would he have on landing? The post Civil War's Winter Soldier Couldn't Survive This Giant Jump appeared first on WIRED.

The US Is Playing a Dangerous Game of Musical Chairs With Nuclear Waste

This, ladies and gentlemen, is the current plan for dealing with the US’s dangerous high-level radioactive waste. The post The US Is Playing a Dangerous Game of Musical Chairs With Nuclear Waste appeared first on WIRED.

Diabetes Drug That Also Treats Obesity Could Make Billions

Novo Nordisk's liraglutide works double duty—but should you even take the drug at all? The post Diabetes Drug That Also Treats Obesity Could Make Billions appeared first on WIRED.

A New Crop of Marijuana Geneticists Sets Out to Build Better Weed

There are thousands of strains of weed. Cracking their genetic codes may be the key to transforming pot from a budding business to a high-flying industry. The post A New Crop of Marijuana Geneticists Sets Out to Build Better Weed appeared first on WIRED.

Theranos Is Under Investigation for Fraud, Which Is Weird for a Private Company

Theranos made a lot of promises about its tech. Not all of them have come true, which has brought federal investigators a-knocking. The post Theranos Is Under Investigation for Fraud, Which Is Weird for a Private Company appeared first on WIRED.

Calculate Your Way to Special Relativity Just Like Einstein

What happens when you look at the electromagnetic force from two different reference frames? The answer: Special Relativity The post Calculate Your Way to Special Relativity Just Like Einstein appeared first on WIRED.

No, This Weekend’s Big Twin Earthquakes in Japan and Ecuador Won’t Cause Eruptions

Two big earthquakes in the matter of a few days. Are they connected and will they trigger eruptions? The answer is "no" on both fronts. The post No, This Weekend's Big Twin Earthquakes in Japan and Ecuador Won't Cause Eruptions appeared first on WIRED.

Why Tesla’s Model X Is Giving Some Drivers Double Vision

Some drivers say the Tesla Model X's windshield causes double vision at night. The post Why Tesla's Model X Is Giving Some Drivers Double Vision appeared first on WIRED.

Stanford Is About to Have the Dopest Map Collection on Earth

Cartophiles only. The post Stanford Is About to Have the Dopest Map Collection on Earth appeared first on WIRED.

The Storm Over Houston Has Been Dropping a Month of Rain an Hour

Over 15 inches of rain fell on parts of Houston early Monday morning. The post The Storm Over Houston Has Been Dropping a Month of Rain an Hour appeared first on WIRED.

Absurd Creatures: The Nudibranch Is Gorgeous, So You Should Never Touch It

Look at the nudibranch. Beautiful, right? That's its way of saying it will mess you up. You see, the nudibranch packs a punch—in a very unusual way. The post Absurd Creatures: The Nudibranch Is Gorgeous, So You Should Never Touch It appeared first on WIRED.

You Pay to Read Research You Fund. That’s Ludicrous

Saying that Sci-Hub is about copyright infringement is like saying the Boston Tea Party was about late-night vandalism. The post You Pay to Read Research You Fund. That's Ludicrous appeared first on WIRED.

Mathematical Matchmaker Michael Atiyah Dreams of a Quantum Union

At 86, Britain’s preeminent mathematical matchmaker is still tackling the big questions and dreaming of a union between the quantum and the gravitational forces. The post Mathematical Matchmaker Michael Atiyah Dreams of a Quantum Union appeared first on WIRED.

Oh Good: Congress Can’t Even Agree to Protect the US From Zika

Republicans are currently holding up an emergency Zika funding that states need to control mosquito populations. The post Oh Good: Congress Can't Even Agree to Protect the US From Zika appeared first on WIRED.

How British Scientists Got Inside North Korea to Study a Volcano

For weeks at a time in 2011, British and American researchers have gone to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, as North Korea is formally known, to collect rock samples and deploy seismometers---some even in the homes of North Korean villagers. The post How British Scientists Got Inside North Korea to Study a Volcano appeared first on WIRED.

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