Wired Weird Science
Los Angeles' river, a long-neglected wasteland, is about to become an urban oasis: a linear, riparian Central Park.
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If you want to follow the latest science news, may we suggest following people who make their living following it?
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More and more scientists are turning to crowdfunding to get money to run their experiments.
The post Crowdfunded Science Is Here. But Is It Legit Science? appeared first on WIRED.
Co-signors of moratoriums on germ line DNA editing speak up about the recent revelation the scientists in China have been editing human embryos.
The post America Needs to Figure Out the Ethics of Gene Editing Now appeared first on WIRED.
In these beautiful images, photographer Christopher Marley finds the each of his snakes, birds, or spiders its perfect counterpoint.
The post Amazing Photos Reveal How the Natural World Copies Itself appeared first on WIRED.
A bill to fund scientific research includes some sneaky rules that could undermine science as an institution.
The post The Science Bill With the Bit That’s Very Bad for Science appeared first on WIRED.
Calbuco in Chile erupts in impressive fashion for the first time since 1972.
The post Chile’s Calbuco Unleashes Dramatic Explosive Eruption appeared first on WIRED.
Earth Day is a holiday focused on solving things like pollution, climate change, and extinction. But it rarely addresses their common cause: too many people.
The post The Biggest Threat to the Earth? We Have Too Many Kids appeared first on WIRED.
The past few weeks have brought a bevy of dark matter announcements. Some of the observations and claims have been genuinely thrilling, but some have been dubious.
The post Science Is Closing in on Dark Matter, But Beware the Hype appeared first on WIRED.
Few photographers have had access to the restricted world of spaceflight. Michael Soluri gets you behind the scenes of Hubble.
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We get another look at a speeder in the latest Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer. How fast was it moving? Video analysis included.
The post How Fast Is Rey’s Speeder in the Star Wars Teaser? appeared first on WIRED.
According to a New York judge, two chimpanzees now have a right that until Monday was reserved for humans.
The post Chimpanzees Take a Huge Step Toward (Some) Human Rights appeared first on WIRED.
To evolutionary biologists, humans are amazing not because they have so much hair but because they have so little.
The post The Big Question: Why Does Hair Grow in Some Places But Not Others? appeared first on WIRED.
Trying medicines out on pet dogs is a practical way to research new human uses for out-of-patent drugs.
The post Why Testing Drugs on Our Dogs Is Good for Our Health appeared first on WIRED.
Back when the future was bright, and every night was Family Night, it was the gleaming Technicolor finale of suburban suppers ...
The post What’s Inside Jell-O? Lots of Sugar and, Well, Cowhide appeared first on WIRED.