A week ago, two bodies believed to be a muddle of human and animal bones were presented in Mexico’s Congress as proof of alien life. Now the scientific community is fighting back.
The American Climate Corps will employ tens of thousands to prepare the country for the pain ahead. But it'll need to get much, much bigger.
DNA sequencing can assess your risk of developing certain diseases. It could even help provide medicines personalized to your genes one day. Governments want you to get involved.
Elon Musk says no primates died as a result of Neuralink’s implants. A WIRED investigation now reveals the grisly specifics of their deaths as US authorities have been asked to investigate Musk’s claims.
Faced with an election he is likely to lose, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is taking the unusual step of scrapping key climate policies.
The solar corona is hotter than expected, and scientists are using European Space Agency and NASA spacecraft to figure out why.
The world is rapidly heating. So why has the central US been weirdly cool compared to the rest of the country?
Elon Musk’s neurotech startup announced that it is now seeking patients with paralysis to test a brain-computer interface.
Once considered a disease of the affluent, hypertension now affects a third of all adults. The WHO wants nations to get organized to combat it.
AlphaMissense, a new model from Google’s artificial intelligence team, analyzes the effects of DNA mutations and will accelerate research into rare diseases.
Startup Light Bio has created a bioluminescent petunia using mushroom genes and plans to start shipping the plants next spring.
The world-famous biochemist is ready to tackle everything from immune disorders and mental illness to climate change—all by altering microbes in the digestive tract.
We spoke with Thomas Kole, a digital artist who re-created the capital of the Aztec Empire in such detail that it looks like a living metropolis.
With natural snow becoming scarcer and artificial powder woefully unsustainable, Europe’s mountain resorts are starting to look at life beyond downhill skiing.
The UN has released a draft of what might become a landmark agreement to protect human health and the environment. Emphasis on might.
A deceptively simple math proposition known as the Kakeya conjecture underpins a tower of other questions in physics, number theory, and harmonic analysis.
One of the world's deadliest diseases is rising again as extreme weather creates a perfect breeding ground for the bacteria.
Although radiation sounds scary, it isn’t necessarily harmful. Here’s what to know about the four types.
Rebates from the Inflation Reduction Act could help households save thousands on heat pumps, weatherstripping, and other efficiency upgrades.
It's too hot for school, as stifling classrooms cause some teachers to switch to remote learning—or cancel lessons altogether. And the heat will only get worse.