America's focus on abstinence and outdated ideas is entirely wrong. Here's how to do sex ed right. The post Fixing America’s Lousy Sex Ed—With Sociology appeared first on WIRED.
In bathrooms, bedrooms, and alleyways across the country, people are overdosing and dying every day. So we need to start talking about solutions. The post How America Is Battling Its Horrific Opioid Epidemic appeared first on WIRED.
A number of science-minded members of Congress are retiring after this term, and that means crucial initiatives could be in jeopardy. The post Congress Will Soon Lose These Crucial Science Advocates appeared first on WIRED.
BRCA is a powerful tool to estimate cancer risk, but it's not a crystal ball. And I don't want the results of one imperfect test to propel me into surgery. The post Why I Won’t Get the Genetic Test for Breast Cancer appeared first on WIRED.
Patents for ballpoint pens go back to the late 1800s, but it took half a century to develop good, fast-drying inks. The post What's Inside Blue Ballpoint Ink? Fatty Acids and Alcohol appeared first on WIRED.
Jerry Hayes is on a quest to save the bees. So when Monsanto began investigating a way to help, he joined them---and kicked up a swarm of controversy. The post One Scientist’s Crazy Bet to Save the Bees: Join Monsanto appeared first on WIRED.