A selection of general, astronomy and space science stories from Wired magazine.

Carbon Capture Is Messy and Fraught—But Might Be Essential

29 Oct 2018 at 6:00am
A new report calls for more research into carbon capture tech. Problem, though: Who will pay to make it happen? Read more...

A Huge Achievement in Math Shows the Limits of Symmetries

28 Oct 2018 at 6:00am
A new proof resolves Zimmer’s conjecture, which has to do with what symmetries can exist in geometric spaces. Read more...

How to Keep Lil Trick-or-Treaters Safe on Halloween Night

26 Oct 2018 at 8:00am
Glow sticks and retroreflectors can help your kids be seen on Halloween night. Here's how they work. Read more...

Make Your Own Fake Blood With This Medically Inspired Recipe

26 Oct 2018 at 7:00am
To make realistic fake blood for Halloween, it helps to understand why actual blood looks and flows the way it does. Read more...

Trump's Attacks on the Environment Are Mostly Failing

25 Oct 2018 at 8:00am
The administration's attempts to remove environmental regulations have made very little headway—though that may soon change. Read more...

How to Make Your Commute as Cheap and Fast as Possible

25 Oct 2018 at 7:00am
There's more to it than just optimizing gas mileage. Our calculator will help you figure out the most cost-effective driving speed, personalized to your commute, wages, and fuel price. Read more...

An Ebola Outbreak in a War Zone Is About as Bad as It Gets

25 Oct 2018 at 6:00am
No amount of speedy Ebola testing and treatment can match the marauding militias currently tearing up the Democratic Republic of Congo. Read more...

A New Climate Change Lawsuit Takes Aim at ExxonMobil

24 Oct 2018 at 5:33pm
The latest big lawsuit regarding climate change alleges the oil and gas giant defrauded investors by misrepresenting the climate-related risks to its business. Read more...

These Wasp-Like Drones Lift Heavy Loads With Their Bellies

24 Oct 2018 at 1:00pm
A new class of robots, called FlyCroTugs, can lift objects 40 times their weight, using design ideas borrowed from wasps and geckos. Read more...

Ginkgo Bioworks Is Turning Human Cells Into On-Demand Factories

24 Oct 2018 at 11:47am
The synthetic biology company has opened a new foundry to churn out mammal cells, first for drug development, and later to build potentially anything at all. Read more...

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