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A crisscrossed network of holes counterintuitively helps extended release tablets expel the same amount of medicine all day long. The post Dissolving Pills Aren’t Just Beautiful. They’re Science as Hell appeared first on WIRED.
In swimming, humans try to achieve the greatest possible speed. However, the drag forces also depend on the speed. How much of an impact can small changes make? The post Wanna Swim Like Phelps? Take a Dive Into the Physics of Drag appeared first on WIRED.
Turns out political rhetoric is only as powerful as the emotions it triggers. The post How the Candidates’ Talking Points Are Getting Inside Your Head appeared first on WIRED.
In 1953, a neurosurgeon cut out two slivers from a patient's brain. The surgery helped the patient's epilepsy, but left him unable to form any new memories. The post The Untold Story of Neuroscience’s Most Famous Brain appeared first on WIRED.
California's cap and trade system is in political jeopardy, and the outcome could affect how the rest of the US addresses clean power. The post If Clinton Wins, American Can Look to California for Cutting Carbon appeared first on WI...
Seventy-two nomadic herders, including 41 children, were hospitalised in far north Russia after the region began experiencing abnormally high temperatures. The post Siberian Child Dies After Climate Change Thaws an Anthrax-Infected Reindeer appeared first on WIRED.
Experiments have fleetingly hinted at a fourth, so-called sterile neutrino. But it seems like it was never there in the first place. The post The Search for a New Type of Neutrino Turns Up Empty appeared first on WIRED.
An appetite for marine mammal flesh may further threaten the beleaguered California condor. The post A Troubling Snag in the Comeback of the California Condor appeared first on WIRED.
The agouti of Central and South America may be a rodent of unusual size, growing to two feet long, but don't even trip. The post This Rodent of Unusual Size Will Not Assault You. I Promise appeared first on WIRED.
Inside NASA's Office of Planetary Protection, where they don't worry about what Martians could do to us, but what our extremophiles could do to them. The post Why We Shouldn't Go to Mars: We Might Decimate the Martians appeared first on WIRED.
Researchers have uncovered deep connections among different types of random objects, illuminating hidden geometric structures. The post Mathematicians Are Building a Unified Theory of Geometric Randomness appeared first on WIRED.
Space photos of the week, July 31—August 6, 2016. The post Space Photos of the Week: This Globular Cluster's Over the Hill appeared first on WIRED.
The federal government just proposed new rules that would allow researchers to grow human-animal hybrids for research, so long as they can't think, feel, or breed. The post You Can Now Grow Human-Animal Hybrids, But You Can't Breed ‘Em appeared first on WIRED.
Adam Falkowski keeps jumping the gun on the biggest announcements in physics. And he's doing it for a reason. The post The Rogue Blogger Who Keeps Spoiling Physics' Biggest News appeared first on WIRED.
Physicists keeping on trying to prove the Standard Model wrong, and they keep failing. The post Sorry, Folks. The LHC Didn't Find a New Particle After All appeared first on WIRED.
As disease-carrying mosquitoes continue their march across the United States, communities are experimenting with new ways to keep the vectors under control. The post A California City Is Fending Off Zika by Releasing 40,000 Mosquitoes Every Week appeared first on WIRED.
Epidemiologists work to prevent epidemics, but they also can’t study really epidemics without one happening. Mass gatherings like the Olympics are a learning opportunity. The post If You Want to Study Disease, the Olympics Are Where to Be appeared first on WIRED.
The heat that builds in a manure pile kills harmful bacteria like E. coli, leaving nutrient-rich fertilizer free of pathogens. Or it erupts into fire. The post Crap's Spontaneously Combusting in Upstate New York appeared first on WI...
Moon Express announced it has gotten permission to be the first private company to land on the moon. The post The US Wants Space Business to Stay Laissez-Faire appeared first on WIRED.
While it’s true that evidence showing flossing improves dental health is lacking, you should probably keep doing it. The post Hey Sorry Everyone But You Should Probably Keep Flossing appeared first on WIRED.