Wired Weird Science
NASA's New Horizons mission keeps sending home the hits. This week: blue skies and frozen water!
The post New Horizons Discovers Pluto Has Blue Skies and Frozen Water appeared first on WIRED.
This week, the 12 countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership---the largest regional trade agreement in history---slapped tobacco down.
The post It Just Got a Lot Harder for Big Tobacco to Defend Itself appeared first on WIRED.
Naturally-occuring chemicals released during coffee roasting could cause a nasty sounding respiratory disease called obliterative bronchiolitis.
The post Chemicals From Roasting Coffee May Be Cramping Lungs appeared first on WIRED.
A lot can get lost in translation between your eyes and your brain.
The post Why Optical Illusions Like These Make Your Brain Go Haywire appeared first on WIRED.
The 2015 award goes to three scientists who dissected the molecular mechanisms that drive DNA repair.
The post DNA Repair Discoveries Get the Nobel Prize in Chemistry appeared first on WIRED.
A comprehensive government databases exists for car deaths. Why not for gun deaths?
The post Why America Still Doesn’t Have Any Good Data on Guns appeared first on WIRED.
The Bay Bridge's failures reveal the two main problems with engineering innovation.
The post California’s Busiest Bridge Has a Serious Issue With Rust appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED and Sports Illustrated are teaming up to imagine what professional football will look like fifty years from now.
The post Welcome to SB 100, Examining the Future of Football appeared first on WIRED.
From RFID tags to tracking implants, athletes will go further and further to gain an edge in their training.
The post Athletes Turn to Implants to Take Training Into the Future appeared first on WIRED.
Motion tracking, data driven exercise, and DNA analysis are some of the scientific advances in training that may create the perfect NFL player.
The post Watch: How Science Is Hacking the Ultimate Athletes appeared first on WIRED.
How science turned J. J. Watt of the Houston Texans into the NFL's dominant force.
The post Science Turns the NFL’s J. J. Watt Into a Tower of Power appeared first on WIRED.
How a San Francisco-area laboratory turned Jeremy Lin, Jason Castro, Teresa Noyola, and others into top athletes.
The post The Tech-Powered Training That’s Forging Superathletes appeared first on WIRED.
At an international meeting in Washington, the bigwigs of Crispr/Cas9 try to sort out the ethics of editing DNA.
The post Science Would Like Some Rules for Genome Editing, Please appeared first on WIRED.
Neutrinos are the second-most abundant particle in the universe...and the most elusive.
The post Morphing Neutrinos Grab the Nobel Prize in Physics appeared first on WIRED.
The photos are presented seemingly as they were taken, with time-lapse captures taken through command module windows.
The post These Crappy Apollo Images Are What Make NASA So Great appeared first on WIRED.
It's the middle of the road, but it's also the sweet spot. Take a moment to embrace the average.
The post If You’re an Average American, You Peed 4 to 7 Times Today appeared first on WIRED.