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Absurd Creature of the Week: The Wasp Whose Spit Gets It Laid

This is just birth, sex, have babies. And it’s all about swapping some very special spit. The post Absurd Creature of the Week: The Wasp Whose Spit Gets It Laid appeared first on WIRED.

Why Obama Said Global Warming Gave His Daughter Asthma

The President wants new policies to fight global warming, and he's using his daughter's asthma to make them happen. The post Why Obama Said Global Warming Gave His Daughter Asthma appeared first on WIRED.

3-D Map Shows the Colors You See But Can’t Name

ROYGBIV doesn't come close to describing the full spectrum of color that humans can perceive. So researchers came up with a better way to identify the tiniest changes in hue. The post 3-D Map Shows the Colors You See But Can’t Name appeared first on WIRED.

Incredible Images of Algal Blooms Taken From Space

Algae can be beautiful, but it also poses a threat to freshwater systems. Now, images from satellites are helping to prevent dangerous accumulations of the stuff. The post Incredible Images of Algal Blooms Taken From Space appeared first on WIRED.

The Burn of Wasabi May Lead to New Pain Meds

Scientists have visualized the details of a cellular structure responsible for wasabi's burn. This could help treat many types of pain, irritation, and discomfort. The post The Burn of Wasabi May Lead to New Pain Meds appeared first on WIRED.

This Guy Says He Can Make 20-Year-Old Rum in 6 Days

A distiller has come up with a method of producing spirits that taste like they've been aging in the barrel for 20 years, but his process only takes six days. The post This Guy Says He Can Make 20-Year-Old Rum in 6 Days appeared first on WIRED.

Nobody Can Prove That Cold-Pressed Juice Is Better for You

Companies shilling expensive cold-press juicers say you're getting extra-healthy, vitamin-enriched juice. But is it true? The post Nobody Can Prove That Cold-Pressed Juice Is Better for You appeared first on WIRED.

Why Does Stubbing Your Toe Hurt So Damn Much?

Why do even minor stubbings cause major agony? The post Why Does Stubbing Your Toe Hurt So Damn Much? appeared first on WIRED.

What Do You Want Me to Do In Lab?

All too often, students will ask me "what do you want me to do in lab?" My response is simple: I want you to build a model. The post What Do You Want Me to Do In Lab? appeared first on WIRED.

Scientists Say It’s Time to Reinstate the Brontosaurus

After analyzing decades' worth of dinosaur bones, paleontologists think it's finally time to give the brontosaurus its name back. The post Scientists Say It’s Time to Reinstate the Brontosaurus appeared first on WIRED.

Constructing a Nuclear Bomb Detector on a Budget

A Boston startup wants to install huge networks of nuclear bomb detectors around America's cities, ports, and border crossings. The post Constructing a Nuclear Bomb Detector on a Budget appeared first on WIRED.

Holograms Will Let Doctors See 3-D Views of Our Insides

Biomedical imaging is stuck on 2-D screens. But new holographic technologies are bringing those images into the real, three-dimensional world. The post Holograms Will Let Doctors See 3-D Views of Our Insides appeared first on WIRED.

The Weird Ways Science Is Trying to Improve Fertility

In vitro fertilization is a huge business opportunity, and some companies and researchers are trying to hack reproductive biology in a bid to to treat ever more patients. The post The Weird Ways Science Is Trying to Improve Fertility appeared first on WIRED.

The Science Behind a Perfectly Dyed Easter Egg

A WIRED experiment answers this weekend's big question: What's the perfect pH for your Easter egg-dying experience? The post The Science Behind a Perfectly Dyed Easter Egg appeared first on WIRED.

Empirical Zeal Has A New Home

Hi there. This is a quick note to say that Empirical Zeal has moved back to my home base at empiricalzeal.com I’ve had a blast blogging here at Wired, made a lot of new friends, and learnt a lot from my colleagues and my readers here. It’s been an honor and a privilege to have […] The post Empirical Zeal Has A New Home appeared first on WIRED.

The Science Blogs, Twitter Feeds, and Channels We Love

Who to follow for science-y words and pictures on Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook and beyond. The post The Science Blogs, Twitter Feeds, and Channels We Love appeared first on WIRED.

Citizen Scientists Find Green Blobs in Hubble Galaxy Shots

Astronomers have found wisps of glowing green gas around galaxies, giving them hints about the huge black holes lurking inside. The post Citizen Scientists Find Green Blobs in Hubble Galaxy Shots appeared first on WIRED.

MLB Is Supercharging Its Stats System With Radar and AI

This season, every big league ballpark has a system that uses cameras, radar and AI to rank defensive powerhouses just as well as star batters. The post MLB Is Supercharging Its Stats System With Radar and AI appeared first on WIRED...

All the World’s Volcano Webcams

Check out the definite compilation of all the webcams around the world pointed at volcanoes! The post All the World’s Volcano Webcams appeared first on WIRED.

Absurd Creature of the Week: This Critter Definitely Doesn’t Have a Penis on Its Head

If the ancient Greeks loved anything, it was mashing up different creatures into nasty mythological beasts. (Well, that and columns. Boy, they sure loved their columns.) And perhaps the most bizarre among them—the beasts, not the columns—was the chimera. Show More Summary

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