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Effective argumentation is mostly about choosing the right strategy. And that means knowing a little bit about how people think … and don't think. The post Win Family Fights This Holiday—With Behavioral Science appeared first on WIR...
Keep reading for the most important events in health and biology this year. The post WIRED’s Guide to the Year in Biology and Medicine appeared first on WIRED.
Eggnog should be your go-to holiday tipple. Here's how to make it safe, and delicious. The post How to Use Science to Make Safe Eggnog With Raw Eggs appeared first on WIRED.
This year's planetary research reminds us that exploration of the solar system (and beyond) is just beginning. The post All the Year’s Kickbutt Science From Space appeared first on WIRED.
Looking at the top stories from the WIRED science team this year, you might get the feeling that we're a little down on the future of planet Earth. The post Drought, Anti-Vaxxers, and Cancer Made For a Great 2015 appeared first on WIRED.
Twenty-one years after the world's leaders first met to try and hammer out a climate agreement, the UN Paris talks succeeded. The post The Paris Climate Agreement appeared first on WIRED.
In October, a three part report from Climate Central showed how Europe's appetite for wood is gobbling up forests in the American south faster than they are being planted. The post Wood Pellets Aren’t So Hot appeared first on WIRED.
This year saw a global change in the fight against climate change. The post The Most Important Climate Stories of 2015 appeared first on WIRED.
In March, the Miami News Herald reported that the state's Department of Environmental Protection had an internal embargo on using words like "climate change," and "global warming." The post Florida’s Wacky Stance on Climate Change appeared first on WIRED.
In a 42,000 word encyclical, the pontiff laid out the strongest moral argument yet for curbing greenhouse gas emissions. The post Pope Francis’ Encyclical appeared first on WIRED.
The Clean Power Plan is the lynchpin holding up the promises the US made in Paris. The post The Clean Power Plan appeared first on WIRED.
Forget the fact that it might help ease California's drought. This year's monster El Niño is wreaking havoc pretty much everywhere else in the world. The post El Niño and the Blob appeared first on WIRED.
Forty years ago, oil company scientists figured out that greenhouse gas emissions are warming the planet. Instead of warning the world, the company funneled money into denial groups. The post Exxon Knew appeared first on WIRED.
Throughout 2015, crude has sat at around $40 a barrel. The post Shell Abandons Its Arctic Oil Claims appeared first on WIRED.
Volkswagen's cars were installed with so-called "defeat devices" that would put the vehicles in clean-burning mode during emissions tests. The post Volkswagen’s Emissions Scandal appeared first on WIRED.
Take that, Jeff Bezos. The post SpaceX Just Landed a Rocket for the First Time appeared first on WIRED.
Physicists have high hopes for the LHC's second run. The post The Large Hadron Collider Gets An Upgrade appeared first on WIRED.
It wasn't just big accelerators that made the news in 2015. Small is beautiful too. The post Dinky, Teeny Tiny Accelerators Are Coming appeared first on WIRED.
This summer Russian tech billionaire Yuri Milner announced he’ll fund the most extensive sweep yet for radio signals from alien civilizations. The post SETI Gets a $100 Million Gift appeared first on WIRED.
An experiment based at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Illinois, has tested one theory of how the "hologram universe" might work. The post Universe Not (Yet) Found to be a Hologram, Bummer appeared first on WIRED.