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A group of 28 nations are meeting in Washington DC to work on better ways to map and track Arctic sea ice loss. The post The Arctic Is Melting, and Fast. But Maybe Data Can Save It appeared first on WIRED.
Clearly running faster uses more energy. But at what speed does a human use the least amount of energy? Here is a model with estimates. The post What’s Your Ideal Running Speed to Conserve Energy? appeared first on WIRED.
Europa joins a growing list of planetary bodies that likely have ice volcanism and possibly liquid water. The post If Europa Has Ice Plumes, Maybe They Work Like Earth’s Volcanoes appeared first on WIRED.
It's not aliens. Everyone calm the heck down. The post NASA Finds More Evidence of Water Plumes on Jupiter's Moon Europa appeared first on WIRED.
UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, predicts global climate deal will be fully ratified by the end of the year after 31 nations officially sign up in New York The post The Paris Climate Agreement Is Now One Step Closer to Reality appeared first on WIRED.
Eat them anyway. The post Carrots Won't Help You Read This Headline appeared first on WIRED.
In theory, anti-neutrinos are a perfect fingerprint for nuclear reactor activity, a spoof-proof method that doesn’t require inspections or satellite spying. The post The Quest to Build a Portable Anti-Neutrino Detector for Nukes appeared first on WIRED.
This is a simple physics demo to perform, but it looks really cool. It's a serving tray that doesn't spill your drink, and it's a great example of fake forces. The post From Physics With Love: James Bond Cocktail Tricks appeared first on WIRED.
This amphibian isn't quite invisible—but it's kind of as close as it could get. The post The Glass Frog Doesn't Care if You Can See Its Guts appeared first on WIRED.
The numerous atolls that make up the island nation are now regularly swamped due to sea level rise. The post Sea Level Rise Is Already Driving People From the Marshall Islands appeared first on WIRED.
The first star map from the ESA’s Gaia space telescope is poised to revolutionize our understanding of the Milky Way galaxy. The post The Gaia Space Telescope Just Changed How You See the Stars appeared first on WIRED.
No one is predicting a massive eruption at Sakurajima in Japan. Yet, the media might have you believe that's the class, and that's just wrong. The post How to Be a Savvy Science Reader appeared first on WIRED.
What's in a species? Giraffes may have the answer. The post Giraffes Get Caught Up in the Great Genetics Nerd Fight appeared first on WIRED.
Starting this Sunday, former Miss Figure America Jonna Ocampo and three others will spend 30 days inside a three-story building meant to mimic a Mars habitat. The post How a Champion Powerlifter Became an Astronaut Guinea Pig appeared first on WIRED.
The Weather Company just put its entire weather API on IBM's BlueMix development platform, making it easier for developers to exploit the power of that data. The post IBM Just Made It Easier to Build Apps That Harness the Weather appeared first on WIRED.
The best part of the game Bad Piggies is that you can build your own contraptions and create your own experiments. What happens when you change the mass? The post Bad Piggies Is the Best Science Game You Didn't Know Was About Science appeared first on WIRED.
The House Science Committee is dragging out the spurious narrative that science isn't in consensus about climate change, its causes, and effects. The post House Republicans Are Trying to Blackball the Climate Investigation into Exxon appeared first on WIRED.
The current discussion about candidates' health isn’t really about health at all—it’s more about transparency and one-upmanship. The post Trump's Dr. Oz Appearance Has Nothing To Do With Health appeared first on WIRED.
That Zika funding bill isn't just contentious. It's also got a real transparency problem. The post The Hunt to Find the Lawmaker Blocking the Zika Funding Bill appeared first on WIRED.
Turns out, the same properties that make for superior polish also attract fingerprints faster than a season of CSI: Miami. The post Why Finger Smudges Look So Much Worse on the Glossy Jet Black iPhone 7 appeared first on WIRED.