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Researchers have uncovered deep connections among different types of random objects, illuminating hidden geometric structures. The post Mathematicians Are Building a Unified Theory of Geometric Randomness appeared first on WIRED.
Space photos of the week, July 31—August 6, 2016. The post Space Photos of the Week: This Globular Cluster's Over the Hill appeared first on WIRED.
The federal government just proposed new rules that would allow researchers to grow human-animal hybrids for research, so long as they can't think, feel, or breed. The post You Can Now Grow Human-Animal Hybrids, But You Can't Breed ‘Em appeared first on WIRED.
Adam Falkowski keeps jumping the gun on the biggest announcements in physics. And he's doing it for a reason. The post The Rogue Blogger Who Keeps Spoiling Physics' Biggest News appeared first on WIRED.
Physicists keeping on trying to prove the Standard Model wrong, and they keep failing. The post Sorry, Folks. The LHC Didn't Find a New Particle After All appeared first on WIRED.
As disease-carrying mosquitoes continue their march across the United States, communities are experimenting with new ways to keep the vectors under control. The post A California City Is Fending Off Zika by Releasing 40,000 Mosquitoes Every Week appeared first on WIRED.
Epidemiologists work to prevent epidemics, but they also can’t study really epidemics without one happening. Mass gatherings like the Olympics are a learning opportunity. The post If You Want to Study Disease, the Olympics Are Where to Be appeared first on WIRED.
The heat that builds in a manure pile kills harmful bacteria like E. coli, leaving nutrient-rich fertilizer free of pathogens. Or it erupts into fire. The post Crap's Spontaneously Combusting in Upstate New York appeared first on WI...
Moon Express announced it has gotten permission to be the first private company to land on the moon. The post The US Wants Space Business to Stay Laissez-Faire appeared first on WIRED.
While it’s true that evidence showing flossing improves dental health is lacking, you should probably keep doing it. The post Hey Sorry Everyone But You Should Probably Keep Flossing appeared first on WIRED.
Rukmini Callimachi of The New York Times is arguably the best reporter on the world's most important beat---terrorism and jihadists. Here's how she does it. The post How One Journalist Uses Social Media to Get Inside the Minds of ISIS appeared first on WIRED.
Without federal funding, the battle against the Zika virus is going to be fought with state and local budgets. And they're not going to be enough. The post When Zika Got Political, American Cities Got Screwed appeared first on WIRED...
A major international ‘state of the climate’ report finds that temperatures, sea levels, and carbon dioxide all hit milestones amid extreme weather in 2015. The post Here Are All the Climate Records Earth Shattered Last Year appeared first on WIRED.
An electrical fire under a building in Iraq looks to have created its own mini-volcano. The post An Electrical Fire May Have Sparked a Mini-Volcano in Iraq appeared first on WIRED.
In this stunt, Luke Aikins jumps from a plane and lands in a net without using a parachute. Here are some physics questions and answers. The post The Physics Behind a Madman’s Parachute-Free Skydive Into a Giant Net appeared first on WIRED.
Theranos' new box, called miniLab, is a tidy, humbled version of the mythos that made the company a $9 billion unicorn. The post Theranos Had a Chance to Clear Its Name. Instead, It Tried to Pivot appeared first on WIRED.
May I introduce you to the sea pig, a bizarre type of sea cucumber with tentacles for a face and long clown balloons for feet. The post The Sea Pig Has Tentacles for a Face and Balloons for Feet appeared first on WIRED.
Auxetics are a class of materials whose curious and complex properties have excited researchers for decades. The post A Freaky Anti-Rubber Is Still Weirding Scientists Out appeared first on WIRED.
Miami ob-gyn Christine Curry has treated about a dozen pregnant women with Zika. Now, she's telling us how it's done. The post How Doctors in Florida Are Protecting Pregnant Women From Zika appeared first on WIRED.
When Hillary Clinton said that she believed in science, she scored a campaign hit, but made it harder for people to understand how science works. The post Cool Catchphrase, Hillary, but Science Isn't About Belief appeared first on WIRED.