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WIRED Science: Space, Health, Biotech, and More

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Narrators read our favorite written stories. You can listen to them anywhere, including on your smart speaker. Play for audio versions of WIRED's latest Science stories on genetic engineering, robotics, space, climate change, and more.

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Narrators read our favorite written stories. You can listen to them anywhere, including on your smart speaker. Play for audio versions of WIRED's latest Science stories on genetic engineering, robotics, space, climate change, and more.

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Best of WIRED on the go

By gerredmano - Jun 10 2018
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It's great to be able to digest articles on the go thanks to this service. The half-dozen vocies that read me the latest WIRED articles have become SO familiar to me, I often hear their voices when I'm reading articles on my tablet! Thanks for everything you read, you guys.

Great stories. Low production value.

By mpearlson - Feb 20 2018
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Title says it all. Need to invest in a sound engineer to increase the production quality. But the content is great. Keep up the good work.

iTunes Ratings

17 Ratings
Average Ratings
9
2
4
0
2

Best of WIRED on the go

By gerredmano - Jun 10 2018
Read more
It's great to be able to digest articles on the go thanks to this service. The half-dozen vocies that read me the latest WIRED articles have become SO familiar to me, I often hear their voices when I'm reading articles on my tablet! Thanks for everything you read, you guys.

Great stories. Low production value.

By mpearlson - Feb 20 2018
Read more
Title says it all. Need to invest in a sound engineer to increase the production quality. But the content is great. Keep up the good work.
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WIRED Science: Space, Health, Biotech, and More

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Rank #1: Uh-Oh. Russia's Laptev Sea Should Have Started to Freeze by Now

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Normally, the 'birthplace of ice' freezes by late October. For the first time in recorded history, it hasn't. That could have knock-on effects across the Arctic.

Oct 29 2020

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Rank #2: There May Be Far More Water on the Moon Than NASA Thought

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A new pair of studies reveals that the resource isn’t limited to large shadowy craters. That's good news for the upcoming crewed missions.

Oct 28 2020

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Rank #3: How the ‘Diabolical’ Beetle Survives Being Run Over by a Car

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The puny insect can withstand forces 39,000 times its body weight. Scientists just discovered its super-strength secret—which could inspire new materials.

Oct 27 2020

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Rank #4: Want Some Eco-Friendly Tips? A New Study Says No, You Don’t

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Nagging, giving unsolicited advice, and “ecopiety” are out. But there are better ways to get people to adopt green habits.

Oct 26 2020

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Rank #5: The Preexisting Conditions of the Coronavirus Pandemic

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An enormous new data set peers into the health of the world’s population before 2020—and how the coronavirus turned that into a global disaster.

Oct 23 2020

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Rank #6: Wild Predators Are Relying More on Our Food—and Pets

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A new study shows that some big carnivores are getting up to half their diet from sources like trash, crops, or small mammals that live near people.

Oct 22 2020

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Rank #7: Wild Predators Are Relying More on Our Food—and Pets

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A new study shows that some big carnivores are getting up to half their diet from sources like trash, crops, or small mammals that live near people.

Oct 21 2020

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Rank #8: What Forest Floor Playgrounds Teach Us about Kids and Germs

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Finnish researchers just published the first big test of the “biodiversity hypothesis”—that exposure to the microbes in dirt is good for young immune systems.

Oct 20 2020

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Rank #9: What Would Happen if All the Antarctic Ice Melted?

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It … let's just say it would not be good. Here, let's do the math.

Oct 19 2020

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Rank #10: Meteorite Is a Love Letter to Space Rocks

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For centuries, scientists thought meteorites were too fantastical to exist. A new book reveals that they hold even more mysteries.

Oct 16 2020

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