How Do We Bring Equality to Data Ownership and Usage?

“Science at its core is systematically racist and sexist,” said computational biologist Laura Boykin at the WIRED 25 conference in San Francisco on Friday.Boykin works for the Cassava Virus Action Project, which uses DNA sequencing technology to help farmers in Africa...

The Beautiful Potential of Never-Ending Bachelor Parties

What happens in Vegas in 2019 will haunt you in the group chat forever. Spray-painting your nuggets gold at the Golden Nugget will be replayed from six camera angles, two in slow motion, three months later while you’re in a quarterly budget meeting, followed by a...

A Global Pollution Observatory Hunts for Hidden Killers

Diseases caused by pollution killed more than 9 million people in 2015, 16 percent of all deaths worldwide. That’s three times more deaths than from AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined, and 15 times more than from wars and other violence. If those figures...