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On Day 2 of WIRED’s virtual conference, hacker Matt Mitchell cautions that law enforcement routinely trawls social media to surveil protestors.
A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis found children exposed to pot in utero were more likely to have psychotic-like behavior such as delusions.
At the WIRED25 event, the two investors say traditional venture capital misses opportunities because it is a monoculture.
At our virtual conference, the journalist and CEO of Rappler explained how the goal isn't just to spread lies but to blur our sense of true and false.
The latest emojis may be able to express the chaos of 2020, as Unicode has approved a mending heart and spiral eyes used to express 'whoa.' The release also includes over 200 skin tone options.
The neighborhood-focused social network leans on local human moderators as well as AI, she explained at WIRED's virtual W25 conference.
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin is set to launch its reusable New Shepard rocket for the seventh time. The missions would set a new record for rocket recycling, as SpaceX has only flown the Falcon 9 six times.
A team of orthopedists, industrial designers and patients worked with scientists from the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy, on the artificial hand named Hannes.
Curling is one of the world's most precise sports. An ice-going, stone-throwing robot just mastered it.
The new 'nano-generator', which is made of two plastic strips in a tube, captures and stores wind energy to power electronic devices.
Researchers from the Postdam Institute for Climate Impact Research say the warmer it gets the faster the ice will melt and could lead to a 20ft rise in sea levels.
The state of Fall TV is … iffy. Here are a few new shows—and some timeless classics—to help you fill the season.
The humanoid robot was built as part of a new attraction at Yamashita Pier by engineers at Gundam Factory in the Port of Yokohama.
Carbon-based particles and metals including silicon, phosphorus and chromium enter the placenta, which is critical to provide nutrients to a growing baby in the womb.
For one thing, let's build a model of air drag and how it affects the ball differently when it's traveling faster and slower than the speed of sound.
Last month, Altered Carbon joined Sense8, The OA, and Luke Cage in getting the ax. Fans protested, but for the streaming service, it's all about data.
Archaeologists from UCL found evidence of a steel alloy made with at least one per cent chromium dating back to the 11th century.
US researchers found greater time spent with the infant during the week was associated with lower paternal depressive symptoms in the first year after birth.
Finnish scientists found oldest members of society also have greater leg and grip strength in the modern era as well as improved reaction speed, verbal fluency, reasoning and memory.
Swedish researchers analysed the behaviour of almost 190,000 dogs of more than 138 breeds to judge their playfulness.