A major meeting of world environment ministers has adopted resolutions to tackle global problems, but most of these are unlikely to usher in much change
A plant will capture carbon dioxide from the air and sell it to a nearby greenhouse to spur the growth of fruit and vegetables
Goodbye, Password1. Goodbye, 12345. You've been hearing it for years, but now it might really be happening: the password is dead
Genomes of 50 whales from different social niches reveal that their varying cultures are also genetically distinct
A study in rats suggests high cellphone radiation exposure is linked to tumours, but the experiment can't tell us much about how we normally use phones
As Cincinnati Zoo defends its decision to kill a gorilla after a child fell into its enclosure, gorilla expert says the silverback was clearly agitated
For a bird called the kingfisher, impalement is a way of life. The post Absurd Creatures: Fish Think They're Safe From Birds But This Bird Is Like LOL appeared first on WIRED.
The plaques linked to Alzheimer's disease seem to be made by the brain defending itself from attack. Dialling down this defence may stop the disease
It can be difficult to gauge the success of an immunisation programme, but declines in searches for "chickenpox" show they work
Whether the causes are El Nino or the “Blob” or ultimately climate change, The post A Lot of Weird Stuff Has Been Happening in the Oceans appeared first on WIRED.