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Where logging and burning and farming have leveled forests and sapped the soil of nutrients, scientists are shrooming in the most sober sense of the word. The post Want to Save the Trees? Unleash the Fungus! appeared first on WIRED.

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You'll be able to buy Microsoft's new controller this holiday season. The post Microsoft Shows Off Its Own Super-Sensing VR Controller appeared first on WIRED.

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With its next update, Microsoft's focusing on making Windows 10 a more functional part of your entire gadget ecosystem. The post Microsoft Makes Windows Play Nice With All Your Other Gadgets appeared first on WIRED.

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An awesome science show from the 80s makes it to YouTube, and it shows just how pointless the traditional lecture is. The post The Traditional Lecture Is Dead. I Would Know—I’m a Professor appeared first on WIRED.

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Ear-computers are now one step closer to controlling everything in your world. The post Doppler's Wireless Earbuds Now Detect and Destroy the Clamor Around You appeared first on WIRED.

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Researchers in the field of bioelectronic medicine are developing a neural tourniquet to supercharge the body's ability to stop bleeding with just a few zaps. The post An Electric Shock Could Keep Patients From Bleeding Out appeared first on WIRED.

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Getting a good count matters, if you care about things like how people live and move. The post Bad News for Everyone! The 2020 Census Is Already in Trouble appeared first on WIRED.

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Opinion: Crispr and other gene-editing technologies may affect the future of all life on the planet. The government isn't prepared. The post Crispr Makes It Clear: The US Needs a Biology Strategy, and Fast appeared first on WIRED.

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Scientists want to control individual molecules so precisely they could snap them together like Lego pieces. Now they're a little bit closer. The post Chemists Are One Step Closer to Manipulating All Matter appeared first on WIRED.

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University researchers create a simple device that plugs into an electrical outlet and connects everything in the room. The post A Supercharged Sensor That Could Soon Make Homes Scary-Smart appeared first on WIRED.

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Long before election hacks and Wikileaks, the Stasi spied on millions. The post A Rare Look at the Archives of the German Secret Police appeared first on WIRED.

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In Tim Schafer's world, videogames are a form of personal expression for both the creator and player. The post Yes, Videogames Are Serious Art. This Guy's Career Proves It appeared first on WIRED.

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Neural networks are great at recognizing faces and objects in photos. Now they're being deployed to similarly identify signs of disease and illness. The post Using AI to Detect Cancer, Not Just Cats appeared first on WIRED.

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To endure an oppressive regime, you don't just have to break the rules, you have to know how to break them. The post Handmaid's Tale: Either You Break the Rules, or They Break You appeared first on WIRED.

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Microsoft's yearly Build developer conference continues today, May 11, with an announcement-packed keynote address. The post Liveblog: All the News From Day Two of Microsoft's Dev Bash appeared first on WIRED.

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The contentious firing of James Comey will make finding a replacement the Senate can stomach particularly hard. The post The Urgent Challenge of Replacing Comey Amid a Firestorm appeared first on WIRED.

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Snap's long-term potential won't be the story many investors will want to hear after these dismal numbers. But it's still like no other company. The post Snap Blows First Earnings—But That's Not the Whole Story appeared first on WIRED.

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The more the Trump administration seems to obscure the Russia investigation, the more the good people of the internet pay attention. The post Why Firing Comey Only Amplified Trump's Russia Problem appeared first on WIRED.

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Arkane Studios' latest is a sprawling title that doesn't know what kind of game it wants to be. The post For a Game About Identity, Prey's Sure Short on Its Own appeared first on WIRED.

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New research out today from MIT takes a big step toward making seamless transfers of knowledge between robots a reality. The post The Little Robot That Taught the Big Robot a Thing or Two appeared first on WIRED.

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The Lemon Internet Bar in Zhao Zhuang, China is open 24/7. The post Inside a Chinese Internet Cafe Where Gamers While Away Their Days appeared first on WIRED.

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The USDA is currently reviewing whether to allow Cornell University and Oxitec to release tens of thousands of GM moths into a 10-acre site in New York. The post Oxitec Pioneered the GM Mosquito. Up Next? Moths, of Course appeared first on WIRED.

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The auto industry is rebuilding itself. Here's a chart to keep you up to speed. The post Mapped: The Top 263 Companies Racing Toward Autonomous Cars appeared first on WIRED.

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It's time for "normies" to stop taking the alt-right at its own word. The post The Alt-Right's Newest Ploy? Trolling With False Symbols appeared first on WIRED.

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It takes spinning reaction wheels and rockets firing for mere seconds to keep the Cassini probe on course in orbit around Saturn The post The Finesse of Flying Cassini Between Saturn's Rings appeared first on WIRED.

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