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The buttery, nutty Hass has lots going for it, but horticulturists and geneticists want to do better—and save avocados from a future of pests and drought. The post The Long, Lonely Quest to Breed the Ultimate Avocado appeared first on WIRED.
A succession of cold, then warm, atmospheric rivers could melt much of the crucial snow stored on California's lower mountain slopes. The post California’s Huge Storm Could Cause Disastrous Melting in the Mountains appeared first on WIRED.
New research shows that molecular imperfections make cement more resilient to shock. The post Cement Is Stronger When Its Molecules Are Busted appeared first on WIRED.
The tiger beetle digs holes in the ground, lying in wait until it runs down its prey and tears it to pieces with massive jaws. The post Check Out the Tiger Beetle, the Most Ferocious Insect on Earth appeared first on WIRED.
The Cassini mission's end! A complete solar eclipse! More rockets! The post All the Biggest Space News to Look Forward to in 2017 appeared first on WIRED.
MatTek grows thousands of dime-sized pieces of skin in plastic dishes that add up, altogether, to about two whole adult humans' worth. The post Inside the Lab that Grows Human Skin to Test Your Cosmetics appeared first on WIRED.
Lots of volcanoes made news in 2016, but which deserves to walk away with the award for the greatest? The post Vote for the 2016 Pliny for Volcanic Event of the Year appeared first on WIRED.
After Trump's election, will other countries toss their emissions-cutting commitments, or sanction the US if it reneges on the Paris climate agreement? The post 2016 Was a Pivotal Year in the War on Climate Change appeared first on WIRED.
Randy had always been the skinniest kid among his friends. And then he got cut by that chicken. The post The Mysterious Virus That Could Cause Obesity appeared first on WIRED.
A remote volcano in the Bering Sea sent up an impressive ash plume in an unexpected eruption. The post Bogoslof Volcano in Alaska Unexpectedly Erupts appeared first on WIRED.
You unfurl your yoga mat at home, ready to stretch out into downward dog—but a second later, your pup has already started some stretches of her own. The post Why Do Dogs Love Yoga Mats So Much? appeared first on WIRED.
Right now New England is geologically quiet, but new findings suggest that that might not last forever. The post New England Might Not Be Volcano-Free Forever appeared first on WIRED.
On Thursday, Chinese sailors grabbed a submersible drone that was recording data for a US naval research ship operating in the volatile South China Sea. The post Underwater Science Drones Can’t Help Sparking International Incidents appeared first on WIRED.
Physicists have failed to find disintegrating protons, throwing into limbo the beloved theory that the forces of nature were unified at the beginning of time. The post A Grand Unified Theory of Physics Really Wishes Protons Would Just Decay Already appeared first on WIRED.
From Flint to Standing Rock, a movement built to address the racial inequities in environmental issues emerged on the national stage during the Obama years. But the winds are about to change. The post Environmental Justice Enters Its Age of Anxiety appeared first on WIRED.
Opinion: Four members of the US Air Force's Space Horizons Team describe what the Trump administration's space agenda should be. The post Dear President Trump: Here's How to Make Space Great Again appeared first on WIRED.
California just got $558 million in drought relief. Also, a potential death sentence for its endangered fishes. The post The Drought-Busting Bill Congress Just Passed Might Screw the Endangered Species Act appeared first on WIRED.
A small earthquake swarm hits Mount St. Helens again while Shiveluch in Russia blows its top. The post A Swarm of Earthquakes Shakes Mount St. Helens appeared first on WIRED.
Why do some of the best science teachers quit teaching? The post A Great Science Teacher Quit Because US Schools Are Broken appeared first on WIRED.
The blood rushing around in your brain is actually a good indicator of what your neurons are doing. The post Watch a Resting Brain Light Up With Activity appeared first on WIRED.