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The Keystone XL decision gives the US leverage in the upcoming Paris climate talks. It also opens the door for more cuts Obama can make in his final year. The post Killing Keystone XL Won’t Stop Climate Change. Here’s What Could appeared first on WIRED.
The USA's most iconic food holiday is a few weeks out, which means it's time for cooks everywhere to begin the debates: brined or deep-fried turkey? The post 5 Food Science Feeds to Inspire Your Thanksgiving Feast appeared first on WIRED.
If you watch the wing of an airplane during turbulence, you will notice that the wings bend. Why? The post The Physics of Why Airplane Wings Oscillate in Turbulence appeared first on WIRED.
The Deepstaria jellyfish envelops its victims, cinching its bell shut to create a balloon of death. And it doesn’t appreciate people calling it a whale placenta. The post Absurd Creature of the Week: Don’t You Dare Call the Deepstaria Jellyfish a Whale Placenta appeared first on WIRED.
All that carbon in the atmosphere means hotter global temperatures and severe weather. But scientists have less of an idea of the ocean's future. The post Climate Change Is Throwing Ocean Food Webs Out of Whack appeared first on WIR...
The numbers of women in astronomy are dismal, but Argentina is an exception. Does the country have something to teach about equality in academia? The post Argentina Has More Women in Science—But It Hasn’t Fixed Sexism appeared first on WIRED.
One day engineers could use the sea lion’s swimming secrets to create super-maneuverable, super-stealthy vehicles. The post Sea Lion Flippers Could Inspire Super-Stealthy Submersibles appeared first on WIRED.
Rep. Lamar Smith is threatening NOAA's administrator with contempt if she doesn't dump more documents onto the Hill. The post Congress’ Chief Climate Denier and NOAA are at War appeared first on WIRED.
After two and a half years running the Map Lab blog here at WIRED, it's time for us to move on to new mappy adventures. Here are some of our favorite posts. The post So Long, and Thanks for All the Maps appeared first on WIRED.
Trapped after an earthquake? A cockroach might just save your life. The post Roaches Wearing Tiny Backpacks Could One Day Rescue Disaster Survivors appeared first on WIRED.
When it's complete, Salesforce Tower will be the tallest building in San Francisco. For now, it's a big hole in the ground. The post It Took 18 Hours to Pour San Francisco’s Biggest-Ever Concrete Foundation appeared first on WIRED.
Another Star Wars trailer brings another physics analysis. Can we estimate the formation of TIE fighters from one image? The post The Physics of the Star Wars Trailer’s TIE Fighter Formation appeared first on WIRED.
Contrary to what you might have read in the media, St. Helens doesn't have "new" magma chambers and it isn't any closer to an eruption. The post No, Mount St. Helens Doesn’t Have New Magma Chambers appeared first on WIRED.
At a time of when public opinion against GMOs has gathered enough momentum to pass GMO-labeling laws, Intrexon is making bold business moves. The post Intrexon’s Billionaire CEO Is Betting on the Most Controversial GMOs appeared first on WIRED.
New rules and a nice El Niño may let the Golden State recharge its aquifers. The post California Is Finally Getting Rain. Now if It Could Just Hold on to It appeared first on WIRED.
New Horizons found the dwarf planet's very own Mordor. The post Pluto’s Would-Be Ice Volcanoes Get a Close Look appeared first on WIRED.
Where scientists on the red carpet can talk about peeing in space. The post Behind the Scenes at the Breakthrough Prizes, the Glitzy Oscars for Science appeared first on WIRED.
Todd R. Forsgren's images may be shocking, but they are actually an important and necessary part of conservation. The post These Birds Aren’t in Trouble—It’s Just Science in Action appeared first on WIRED.
Often people will say that there are three ways of doing science: experiment, theory, and computational. These people are wrong. Here's why. The post What Computational Physics Is Really About appeared first on WIRED.
Resurrection science represents an attempt to preserve nature by some of the most unnatural means possible. The post Biologists Could Soon Resurrect Extinct Species. But Should They? appeared first on WIRED.