By Gwen Pearson A millipede ended up with 6 extra pairs of genitals. Or, if you count each appendage, a total of 16 sexual appendages. The post 6 Extra Pairs of Genitals Is Just Too Much of a Good Thing appeared first on WIRED.
Testing is underway on NASA’s next mission on the journey to Mars, a stationary lander scheduled to launch in March 2016.
By Larissa Zimberoff Isn’t it time we had a major breakthrough in the gear that helps us manage diabetes? Well, we’re about to. The post Glucose-Sensing Contacts and More Brilliant Diabetes Tech appeared first on WIRED.
By Danielle Venton You don’t need to work at CERN, TRIUMF or KEK to unlock the mysteries of the universe. Just construct your own private physics shrine from the comfort of your kitchen table. The post Uncover the Universe’s Mysteries From the Comfort of Home appeared first on WIRED.
Exhibits, displays and presenters from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, are participating in this year’s World Science Festival in New York, to be held from May 27 through 31.
The second flight test of NASA’s Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) now will launch no earlier than 10:30 a.m. PDT (7:30 a.m. HST) Tuesday, June 2, from the U.S. Navy’s Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) on Kauai, Hawaii.
NASA has selected nine science instruments for a mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa, to investigate whether the mysterious icy moon could harbor conditions suitable for life.
By Bryan Gardiner Road rage begins to make sense when you look at it through the lens of behavioral science. The post Big Question: Why Am I a Horrible Person When I Drive? appeared first on WIRED.
By John M. Marzluff Because animals do not have a voice with which to express their rights and confront those who would deny them, then research must elucidate their needs and speak on their behalf. The post All Animals Have Rights: A Researcher’s Perspective appeared first on WIRED.
By Peter Singer When Justice Jaffe issues her ruling tomorrow, we know the full significance of the order she has issued. But one day, surely, we will recognize that there is no good reason to keep apes in prison, nor to deny them basic rights. The post Peter Singer: There …
By Wired Opinion Americans tend to think animals should have at least some of the same rights as people, according to a recent Gallup survey. And yet, we do not practice what we preach. There are currently no non-human animals that have the right to bodily freedom, to protection under …
By Rhett Allain Here are some thoughts for the end of the academic year including the importance of a 4.0 GPA. The post End of the Year Comments for Students and Faculty appeared first on WIRED.
By Jakob Schiller Armed with a GoPro and a drone, a father and son document the natural wonders of Antarctica. The post Get Lost in This Stunning Drone Footage From Antarctica appeared first on WIRED.
By Brendan I. Koerner Last November, shortly after he’d been hired as a sheriff’s deputy in rural Clark County, Idaho, John Clements indulged his curiosity by reviewing the county’s unsolved homicides. It was a short list. Clark County, a former rail hub in a desolate swath of eastern Idaho, has …