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These mannequins undergo daily torture at the hands of textile scientists, but their suffering means we…

This Small Wearable Device Reduces Parkinson’s Symptoms

People with Parkinson’s have fewer tremors when they receive rhythmic physical stimulation—so a UK startup has…

Air Pollution Is Ruining Your Skin

Wildfire smoke and exhaust fumes are triggering spikes in eczema and other skin conditions.

Why You Can’t Stop Reading About Daylight Saving Time

In the US, Daylight Saving Time ends and the clocks go back one hour on November…

Amazon Let Its Drivers’ ***** Be Sold as an Energy Drink

Amazon sold bottles of ***** marketed as an energy drink, a new documentary reveals. The company…

DeepMind Wants to Use AI to Solve the Climate Crisis

WIRED spoke with DeepMind’s climate lead about techno-utopianism, ways AI can help fight climate change, and…

‘EA Sports FC 24’ Is Just ‘FIFA 24’ in a Different Jersey

New name, same game. The world’s biggest and best soccer game has a new look, but…

DeepMind’s New AI Can Predict Genetic Diseases

AlphaMissense, a new model from Google’s artificial intelligence team, analyzes the effects of DNA mutations and…

The View From the Center of the World’s Myopia Epidemic

In Taiwan, so many people are nearsighted that the island nation has already glimpsed what could…

The Monstrous Crochet Creations of ChatGPT

When Alex Woolner asked ChatGPT to generate some crochet patterns for cute animals, she wasn't expecting…