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Archived Since:April 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

The Fight to Legalize a Machine That Melts Flesh From Bone

Yesterday Nevada's legislature held a hearing to discuss a bill that would legalize the chemical dissolution of the dead. The post The Fight to Legalize a Machine That Melts Flesh From Bone appeared first on WIRED.

Want to Make It as a Biologist? Better Learn to Code

Their schools may not have caught up yet, but these biologists are embracing the era of big data. The post Want to Make It as a Biologist? Better Learn to Code appeared first on WIRED.

Upending the Space Biz With Satellites for You and You and You

Most of the time, if you want to send a serious satellite to space, you commission a one-off instrument. But this company is creating a universal prototype. The post Upending the Space Biz With Satellites for You and You and You appeared first on WIRED.

A New Lab-Built Fungus Eats Sugar and Burps Out Drugs

Scientists are building the first eukaryote genome from scratch. The post A New Lab-Built Fungus Eats Sugar and Burps Out Drugs appeared first on WIRED.

The Creeping, Quiet Gaslighting of the EPA

Legislation introduced in the House of Representatives appear to make the EPA more transparent and its science more relevant to you. They don't. The post The Creeping, Quiet Gaslighting of the EPA appeared first on WIRED.

The Government Might Not Want Energy Star, But Industry Does

If you're an environmentally conscious consumer, you probably own more than a few devices bedazzled with an Energy Star logo. That program might be kaput. The post The Government Might Not Want Energy Star, But Industry Does appeared first on WIRED.

I’m Marching to Fight the Alarming War on Science. Join Me

Opinion: Upcoming marches will let scientists respond to Trump's war on facts and data. The post I'm Marching to Fight the Alarming War on Science. Join Me appeared first on WIRED.

Lasers and Galoshes: How the Feds Divine if Rivers Need Help

Federal protection for water is way bigger—and way more technical—than the Clean Water Rule. The post Lasers and Galoshes: How the Feds Divine if Rivers Need Help appeared first on WIRED.

MIT’s Crispr Guy Braves Enemy Territory at UC Berkeley

Student planned a protest against Feng Zhang's appearance at UC Berkeley, the home of competing Crispr inventor Jennifer Doudna, and then canceled it. The post MIT’s Crispr Guy Braves Enemy Territory at UC Berkeley appeared first on WIRED.

Want to Explore the Deep Sea? The Secret Is Sound

A team of scientists just mapped over 4,000 square miles of seafloor in stunning detail. The post Want to Explore the Deep Sea? The Secret Is Sound appeared first on WIRED.

Keeping Fentanyl Out of the US Will Take More Than a Wall

Rooting out synthetic opioids like fentanyl is a game of whack-a-mole; once the DEA targets a specific chemical composition, a new one pops up. The post Keeping Fentanyl Out of the US Will Take More Than a Wall appeared first on WIR...

Boston Dynamics’ New Rolling, Leaping Robot Is an Evolutionary Marvel

Handle is a biped with wheels instead of feet, essentially one-upping evolution. The post Boston Dynamics' New Rolling, Leaping Robot Is an Evolutionary Marvel appeared first on WIRED.

Watch Shell’s 1991 Video Warning of Catastrophic Climate Change

A public information film unseen for years shows Shell had clear grasp of global warming 26 years ago but has not acted accordingly since, say critics. The post Watch Shell's 1991 Video Warning of Catastrophic Climate Change appeared first on WIRED.

A Bizarre Bacteria Could Be the Key to Controlling Mosquitoes

For 50 years, scientists have known that Wolbachia can cause sterility in mosquitoes and other insects. But now they finally understand exactly how it works. The post A Bizarre Bacteria Could Be the Key to Controlling Mosquitoes appeared first on WIRED.

No, Cellphones Don’t Cause Cancer. Probably

This is the first entry in our new series Is That a Thing, in which we explore tech's biggest myths, misconceptions, and---every so often---actual truths. The post No, Cellphones Don't Cause Cancer. Probably appeared first on WIRED.

Do Cats Cause Schizophrenia? Believe the Science, Not the Hype

Like many health studies examining relationships between bacon and cancer, salt and obesity, or sugar and heart disease, the science here is not settled. The post Do Cats Cause Schizophrenia? Believe the Science, Not the Hype appeared first on WIRED.

Potential Trump Science Adviser Says Climate Change Is Great

Opinion: A climate scientist explains why William Tapper, a candidate for science adviser to the president, gets carbon dioxide all wrong. The post Potential Trump Science Adviser Says Climate Change Is Great appeared first on WIRED...

Inside the Extreme Machine That Mimics Bombs and Black Holes

Machines like Z are the only way—short of exploding a weapon or sojourning inside the sun—to measure how matter behaves in extreme environments. The post Inside the Extreme Machine That Mimics Bombs and Black Holes appeared first on WIRED.

California Needs Atmospheric Rivers. But Like, Not This Many

With warmer weather stirring up bigger, stronger storms, California's flood management system is feeling the strain. The post California Needs Atmospheric Rivers. But Like, Not This Many appeared first on WIRED.

Forget Weather Apps: Measure the Wind Yourself With an Old Electric Motor

You can build an anemometer with an electric motor and a fan blade. Here's how. The post Forget Weather Apps: Measure the Wind Yourself With an Old Electric Motor appeared first on WIRED.

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