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10/22/2018   Wired Science
A new study suggests that microplastics routinely show up in our food—and our digestive tracts.
10/22/2018   Wired Science
Algorithms design robot legs tailored to walk on specific surfaces. The results are at once logical, counterintuitive, and bizarre.
10/22/2018   Wired Science
It’s still too expensive and unproven, but it has the potential to prevent antibiotic overuse and keep people healthy.
10/22/2018   Wired Science
Jim Allison is an iconoclastic scientist who toiled in obscurity for years. Then he helped crack a mystery that may save millions of lives: Why doesn’t the immune system attack cancer?
10/21/2018   Wired Science
Last year's brief interstellar visit from a cigar-shaped thing named 'Oumuamua is confounding astronomers in new ways.
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Test Strips for Fentanyl May Help Prevent ODs
Category: Health News
Created: 10/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Did Leonardo da Vinci's Genius Stem From a 'Lazy Eye'?
Category: Health News
Created: 10/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: Suggestions For Healthier Aging
Category: Health News
Created: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: It's Never Too Late to Exercise
Category: Health News
Created: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Could Herpes Virus Help Cause Alzheimer's?
Category: Health News
Created: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Hormonal Changes Might Lead to Hernias in Aging Men, Mouse Study Suggests
Category: Health News
Created: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Juul Drawing Lots of Teen Followers on Twitter
Category: Health News
Created: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Does Your Dog Really Understand You?
Category: Health News
Created: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Try Small 'Bites' to Get Kids to Exercise
Category: Health News
Created: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: FDA Panel OKs Stronger Opioid Despite Concerns
Category: Health News
Created: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: 3-Drug Therapy Might Be Cystic Fibrosis 'Breakthrough'
Category: Health News
Created: 10/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Brain's 'Self-Control' Center May Be Key to Weight-Loss Success
Category: Health News
Created: 10/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Skin Creams May Be OK During Cancer Radiation Therapies, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 10/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: E-Cigarettes Slowed Wound Healing in Animal Study
Category: Health News
Created: 10/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Congo Ebola Outbreak Not a Global Emergency: WHO
Category: Health News
Created: 10/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Antiviral Med Fuels Rapid Decline in New HIV Infections in Gay Men: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 10/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/19/2018   Wired Science
Arty versions of science classics are mostly a gift for your midcentury modern coffee table—but crack them open, and you might learn a thing or two about science too.
10/19/2018   Wired Science
Jill Tarter and Maggie Turnbull discuss Trappist-1, the Fermi paradox, and Fast Radio Bursts at WIRED25
10/18/2018   Wired Science
Crowdsource Rescue, a kind of "Uber for emergencies," has become the leading tool to coordinate volunteer rescuers, helping them check on hundreds of vulnerable individuals.
10/18/2018   Wired Science
The legendary crustacean uses a hammer-like appendage made of ceramic and polymer to deliver its punishing blow.
10/18/2018   Wired Science
If we ever move off-planet, we'll have to get more serious about distinguishing between 'mass' and 'weight.'
10/17/2018   Wired Science
We'll soon find it hard to know with our own eyes if a video is real or generated by AI, but new algorithms are staying one or two steps ahead of the fakers.
10/16/2018   Wired Science
Nick Hague, the NASA astronaut onboard the Soyuz rocket that failed after takeoff last week, recounts his experience inside the capsule.
10/16/2018   Wired Science
Researchers used people's Facebook data and their medical records to detect early symptoms of a mental health problem.
10/15/2018   Wired Science
It’s a lot easier for regulators to understand the need for new frameworks that allow innovations like drones, when every flight could potentially save a life.
10/15/2018   Wired Science
Onstage at WIRED25, 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki and bioengineer Stephen Quake focused on unlocking the secrets hidden in blood and spit.
10/15/2018   Wired Science
“Where we are now with biotech feels quite a bit like where we were with information technology in the late 1990s,” said Napster co-founder Sean Parker on stage at WIRED25
10/15/2018   Wired Science
More extreme droughts and heat waves will hit barley especially hard, so growers are trying to hack the grain to make it more resistant.
10/14/2018   Wired Science
Boston Dynamics CEO Marc Raibert doesn't know exactly how people will use robots like the SpotMini. But at least it can do the running man.
10/14/2018   Wired Science
Urmila Mahadev became obsessed with a basic question in quantum computing: how do you know when the computer is cheating?
10/12/2018   Wired Science
A new video of SpotMini, a quadruped robot, shows the mechanical pup looking more businesslike than usual.