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Archived Since:April 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

The Caribbean Is Mobilizing 300,000 People for an Epic Tsunami Drill

If you happen to be sunbathing on a quiet Caribbean beach next week, don't be alarmed if a helicopter flies overhead telling everyone to evacuate. The post The Caribbean Is Mobilizing 300,000 People for an Epic Tsunami Drill appeared first on WIRED.

Artificial Intelligence Is Learning to Predict and Prevent Suicide

Doctors at research hospitals and even the US Department of Veterans Affairs are piloting new, AI-driven suicide-prevention platforms. The post Artificial Intelligence Is Learning to Predict and Prevent Suicide appeared first on WIR...

Trump’s Budget Would Break American Science, Today and Tomorrow

By eviscerating federal funding of science, this proposed budget pays for a world where the only infrastructure is megacities connected by Fury Roads. The post Trump's Budget Would Break American Science, Today and Tomorrow appeared first on WIRED.

Obamacare Paved the Way for That Gattaca-Style Employer’s Law

A new Republican bill would loosen privacy protections for workers. And it would use parts of the Affordable Care Act to do it. The post Obamacare Paved the Way for That Gattaca-Style Employer's Law appeared first on WIRED.

Clean Energy Could Spark a Trade War Between the US and China

Trump wants to roll back climate-conscious government programs and make life easier for industry. China is doing the opposite. This may not end well. The post Clean Energy Could Spark a Trade War Between the US and China appeared first on WIRED.

How Lithium-Ion Batteries Turn Into Skin-Searing Firebombs

Here is what's inside the little fuel packs that power your life—and what makes them suddenly go supernova. The post How Lithium-Ion Batteries Turn Into Skin-Searing Firebombs appeared first on WIRED.

A Robot Ear Surgeon Drills Into the Future of Medicine

While surgeons are in total control of current surgery robots, more machines are coming that will automate much of medicine. The post A Robot Ear Surgeon Drills Into the Future of Medicine appeared first on WIRED.

Plants Might Have Saved Earth From Permanent Ice Age

It's plants, its rocks, its microscopic organisms living deep in the sea—it's why most humans get to enjoy glacier-free lifestyles. The post Plants Might Have Saved Earth From Permanent Ice Age appeared first on WIRED.

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.

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