Blog Profile / Wired: Science


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Archived Since:April 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

UFC Fighter Ronda Rousey Has Physics-Based Superpowers

Ronda Rousey is an impressive fighter, but how impressive? Are all of her fights short? How much energy in each punch? Here is an estimate. The post UFC Fighter Ronda Rousey Has Physics-Based Superpowers appeared first on WIRED.

From Brothels to Luxury, Mapping 400 Years on One NYC Block

Greene Street in Manhattan has been up and down (and up again) several times in its 400-year history. The post From Brothels to Luxury, Mapping 400 Years on One NYC Block appeared first on WIRED.

What ‘100 Percent Effective’ Means for That Ebola Vaccine

That number probably means less than you think it does---it might not help get the vaccine approved by regulators. The post What ‘100 Percent Effective’ Means for That Ebola Vaccine appeared first on WIRED.

Obama’s Climate Change Plan Is Actually About Public Health

The plan will drastically reduce America’s reliance on coal-fired power plants, the country’s biggest source of carbon emissions. The post Obama’s Climate Change Plan Is Actually About Public Health appeared first on WIRED.

Sucking on Mouse Tongues to Understand How Taste Buds Work

Scientists at Harvard are studying taste buds in action by beaming lasers onto mouse tongues. The post Sucking on Mouse Tongues to Understand How Taste Buds Work appeared first on WIRED.

America’s Justice System Sure Doesn’t Know Much Science

Americans inherited a legal system shaped by history, not by science. The post America’s Justice System Sure Doesn’t Know Much Science appeared first on WIRED.

One Way to Fight California’s Drought: Desalt the Ocean

With snowpacks at zero percent and reservoirs looking more like puddles, engineers in San Diego are preparing to hook up a new $1 billion desalinization plant. The post One Way to Fight California’s Drought: Desalt the Ocean appeared first on WIRED.

Why Men and Women Battle Over the Office Thermostat

A new study says the reason buildings always seem cold to women is because they were designed for men. The post Why Men and Women Battle Over the Office Thermostat appeared first on WIRED.

The Hellish Beauty of California’s Wildfires

Stuart Palley charges into California wildfires, taking stunning long-exposure photos of the blaze. The post The Hellish Beauty of California’s Wildfires appeared first on WIRED.

Space Photos of the Week: This Nebula Doesn’t Come in Peace

Space photos of the week, July 26 – August 1. The post Space Photos of the Week: This Nebula Doesn’t Come in Peace appeared first on WIRED.

New Laws Explain Why Fast-Growing Networks Break

Researchers are uncovering the hidden laws that reveal how the Internet grows, how viruses spread, and how financial bubbles burst. The post New Laws Explain Why Fast-Growing Networks Break appeared first on WIRED.

The Long, Winding Road to an Ebola Treatment

Erika Check Hayden traveled to Sierra Leone to report on the front lines of the fight against Ebola. The post The Long, Winding Road to an Ebola Treatment appeared first on WIRED.

Follow Friday: The Secrets of How Cities Work

The people and media outlets covering the science of how cities work. The post Follow Friday: The Secrets of How Cities Work appeared first on WIRED.

At Last: An Ebola Vaccine That Might Actually Work

An international coalition of researchers might have an effective Ebola vaccine. The post At Last: An Ebola Vaccine That Might Actually Work appeared first on WIRED.

Welcome to Booze Science, Our Drunkest Video Series Ever

A new video series takes a look at the science behind cocktails---in the bar and at home. The post Welcome to Booze Science, Our Drunkest Video Series Ever appeared first on WIRED.

Google Street View Cars Now Sniff Pollution Instead of Wi-Fi

Google has partnered with an environmental testing startup to measure air quality within a city. The post Google Street View Cars Now Sniff Pollution Instead of Wi-Fi appeared first on WIRED.

Absurd Creature of the Week: The Two-Foot-Wide Sea Star That’s Basically a Bear Trap

Reigning among sea stars is Labidiaster annulatus, a two-foot-wide titan that menaces the waters around Antarctica. The post Absurd Creature of the Week: The Two-Foot-Wide Sea Star That’s Basically a Bear Trap appeared first on WIRE...

Manam in Papua New Guinea Unleashes Large Eruption

Manam in Papua New Guinea appears to have had a massive new explosive eruption. The post Manam in Papua New Guinea Unleashes Large Eruption appeared first on WIRED.

Asteroid Miners Can Learn a Lot From Philae’s Bumpy Landing

Philae's bumpy landing has importance for asteroid mining companies eager to excavate small bodies in space. The post Asteroid Miners Can Learn a Lot From Philae’s Bumpy Landing appeared first on WIRED.

What It’s Like to Watch a Species Go Extinct

When scientists talk about the sixth extinction, there's one example that stands out above all others: amphibians. The post What It’s Like to Watch a Species Go Extinct appeared first on WIRED.

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