With warmer weather stirring up bigger, stronger storms, California's flood management system is feeling the strain. The post California Needs Atmospheric Rivers. But Like, Not This Many appeared first on WIRED.
Bumblebees have shown they can learn how to push a ball into a hole to get a reward, staking their claim to be considered tool users
Early humans may have outcompeted Neanderthals, but their influence lives on in DNA some of us inherited after the two interbred
Smokers no longer derive a sense of identity from cigarette brands after plain packaging rule was introduced in Australia, helping them to kick the habit
A space image-processing enthusiast claims that he’s found signs of Saturn’s moon’s majestic plumes from 1980 – decades before they were discovered
Should we build cars that let drivers relax most of the time? Soporific test drives are highlighting risks in the road map, says Jamais Cascio
The platform, which replaces CVs with a whole new way of recruiting, aims to remove bias – but won’t always lead to more diversity
New software that sees spots and stripes are helping biologists track animals in the wild without the tranquilizer guns and radio collars. The post What, You Can’t Tell Two Lemurs Apart? Computers Can appeared first on WIRED.
Philanthropy is full of fuzzy uncertainties. A new approach promises a scientific revolution in the art of giving. Are there hidden dangers?
You can build an anemometer with an electric motor and a fan blade. Here's how. The post Forget Weather Apps: Measure the Wind Yourself With an Old Electric Motor appeared first on WIRED.