Jennifer Doudna says the next generation of biologists will be our first line of defense against Crispr gone wild.
Cheap, easy tests will replace expensive medical screenings and make health care more accessible for people everywhere.
Biologist Janelle Ayres on how the body's own bugs may be our best defense.
Algorithms can reveal when patients are going blind—but that’s just the beginning.
Room to Read CEO Geetha Murali on her favorite page-turners for future scientists and engineers.
Boyan Slat's tubular new contraption is designed to take on the oceans' garbage gyres.
Napster cofounder Sean Parker and biologist Alex Marson on the coming power of Crispr.
This past winter, inside a mountain on the Amazon founder's West Texas ranch, the Long Now Foundation began assembling...
SETI Institute cofounder Jill Tarter doesn’t want her former intern to forget about intelligent aliens.
Silicage: A nanostructure made of silica that may provide a safer carrier for gene therapy.
Elon Musk introduced the Japanese billionaire as the mystery passenger who booked a trip to the moon aboard SpaceX's...
What do all of these special-sounding moon terms really mean?
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For decades, some of the atomic matter in the universe had not been located. Recent papers reveal where it’s been...
Don't take apart your phone! Circular motion, an app to record sensor data, and some physics is all you need.
Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti sits down with WIRED to talk about how to turn LA into a greentech testbed, why cities...
Big pools of pig excrement, a byproduct of the state's many hog farms, sit in the path of Hurricane Florence.
NASA's ICESat-2 will watch over the planet's polar ice to improve forecasts of sea level rise.