Blog Profile / Wired: Science


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Archived Since:April 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Police Training Is Seriously Lacking in Actual Science

Getting new ideas from social science into police academy training and thousands of local police departments is a slow endeavor. The post Police Training Is Seriously Lacking in Actual Science appeared first on WIRED.

Turns Out Crystallized DNA Is Crazy Pretty

Linden Gledhill transforms crystallized DNA into beautiful abstract works of art. The post Turns Out Crystallized DNA Is Crazy Pretty appeared first on WIRED.

How Life and Luck Changed Earth’s Minerals

Is geology predictable, or is the mineral composition of Earth due to chance events? The post How Life and Luck Changed Earth’s Minerals appeared first on WIRED.

Sakurajima in Japan Might Be Headed Towards a Large Eruption

Japanese officials are prepared for what could be a large eruption from Sakurajima. The post Sakurajima in Japan Might Be Headed Towards a Large Eruption appeared first on WIRED.

Space Photos of the Week: A Comet Gets a Little Gassy

Space photos of the week, August 9–13. The post Space Photos of the Week: A Comet Gets a Little Gassy appeared first on WIRED.

Some Ebola Survivors Still Suffer—And Doctors Don’t Know Why

For some of Ebola's survivors, the virus' effects still linger. But doctors don't know why. The post Some Ebola Survivors Still Suffer—And Doctors Don’t Know Why appeared first on WIRED.

You Should Be Coding in Your Physics Course

Using computers to solve physics problems isn't new, but very few introductory courses utilize this technique. I think it's time for a change. The post You Should Be Coding in Your Physics Course appeared first on WIRED.

The Best Natural Disaster Experts to Follow on the Web

If Sharknado leaves you wanting some real natural disaster science, here's who to follow. The post The Best Natural Disaster Experts to Follow on the Web appeared first on WIRED.

Cotopaxi in Ecuador Erupts for First Time Since 1940s

Cotopaxi in Ecuador has its first eruption in over 70 years. The post Cotopaxi in Ecuador Erupts for First Time Since 1940s appeared first on WIRED.

Absurd Creatures: Watch the Giant Swimming Face of the Sea

In this episode, we catch up with the majestic/awkward ocean sunfish, the biggest bony fish on Earth. The post Absurd Creatures: Watch the Giant Swimming Face of the Sea appeared first on WIRED.

Absurd Creature of the Week: The Squid That Looks Like a Bee Stung It in the Eyeball

The strawberry squid has two eyes. One looks normal. The other is enormous. The post Absurd Creature of the Week: The Squid That Looks Like a Bee Stung It in the Eyeball appeared first on WIRED.

Booze’s Secret Ingredient? Water

A few distillers are trying to figure out how important water is to their spirits. The post Booze’s Secret Ingredient? Water appeared first on WIRED.

NASA Successfully Tests Engine For Future Mars Mission

An engine that will help propel NASA's Orion spacecraft toward its deep-space missions underwent a test today. The post NASA Successfully Tests Engine For Future Mars Mission appeared first on WIRED.

Don’t Try This at Home: Scientists Brew Opiates With Yeast

If pharma has it their way, they'll soon be making commercial opiate drugs with little more than yeast and sugar. The post Don’t Try This at Home: Scientists Brew Opiates With Yeast appeared first on WIRED.

America’s Next Best Weather Satellite? Japan Already Has It

Japan's new, awesome weather satellite is American-designed and American-made. The post America’s Next Best Weather Satellite? Japan Already Has It appeared first on WIRED.

What China’s Huge Tianjin Explosion Looked Like From Space

Three Asian satellites saw the Chinese port explosion happen from space. The post What China’s Huge Tianjin Explosion Looked Like From Space appeared first on WIRED.

Ants Are Really Good at Sniffing Out Enemies—Literally

New research shows just how adept ants are at sniffing the hydrocarbons of their friends—and enemies. The post Ants Are Really Good at Sniffing Out Enemies—Literally appeared first on WIRED.

America Is Frying the Planet With Its Corn Fields

Scientists have been undercounting nitrous oxide emission in the Corn Belt by about 25 gigagrams annually. The post America Is Frying the Planet With Its Corn Fields appeared first on WIRED.

The Way We Measure Earthquakes Is Stupid

Charles Richter made a huge mess of the way that seismologists measure the strength of a quake, and it's making our lives hell. The post The Way We Measure Earthquakes Is Stupid appeared first on WIRED.

Amazing Livestream Takes You Inside a Baby Hummingbird Nest

The University of Arizona is currently home to two baby hummingbirds named Jack and Jill. Watch them live here. The post Amazing Livestream Takes You Inside a Baby Hummingbird Nest appeared first on WIRED.

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