WIRED Science – Spoken Edition

WIRED Science – Spoken Edition

Get in-depth science coverage at WIRED including news, the latest research and discoveries and how technology is shaping the world of science. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com

Episodes

Title Duration Published Consumed
'Heartbeat' Bills Get the Science of Fetal Heartbeats All Wrong 00:08:14 2019-05-17 22:31
This Casino's Microgrid Might Be the Future of Energy 00:10:08 2019-05-17 13:12
NASA Needs $1.6 Billion More to Send a Human to the Moon 00:05:44 2019-05-16 22:31
What's So Special About Human Screams? Ask a Screamologist 00:06:28 2019-05-16 13:12
The Chernobyl Disaster Might Have Also Built a Paradise 00:10:12 2019-05-15 13:12
Only Two Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Have a Climate Plan 00:05:17 2019-05-14 22:31
Jeff Bezos Unveils Blue Origin's Prototype of a Lunar Lander 00:08:51 2019-05-14 13:12
Bad Air Linked To Dementia, Bezos' Lunar Lander, and More News 00:02:13 2019-05-13 13:12
Seafloor Maps Reveal Underwater Caves, Slopes—and Fault Lines 00:06:16 2019-05-10 22:31
Scientists Save a Sick Teen, Hackers Steal $40 Million, and More News 00:02:44 2019-05-10 13:12
Genetically Tweaked Viruses Just Saved a Very Sick Teen 00:07:48 2019-05-10 04:11
China's Scientists Are the New Kids on the Arctic Block 00:07:10 2019-05-09 13:12
Calculate the G’s of Using an Ejection Seat to Blast Out of a Jet 00:04:41 2019-05-08 22:31
Sunscreen in Your Bloodstream, Google’s Conference, and More News 00:01:59 2019-05-08 13:12
Sunscreen Chemicals Soak All the Way Into Your Bloodstream 00:06:14 2019-05-07 22:31
Legendary Haight Street Gets a New, Legal King of Weed 00:08:24 2019-05-07 13:12
SpaceX Is Launching 'Organs on a Chip' to the ISS 00:06:32 2019-05-06 22:31
How to Build, and Keep Building, a Cathedral Like Notre Dame 00:07:46 2019-05-06 13:12
A Programmer Solved a 20-Year-Old Forgotten Crypto Puzzle 00:06:37 2019-05-03 22:31
Women May Soon Start Using AI to Tell Good Eggs From Bad 00:06:00 2019-05-02 22:31
These Super-Precise Clocks Help Weave Together Space And Time 00:08:43 2019-05-02 13:12
The Grid Might Survive an Electromagnetic Pulse Just Fine 00:05:27 2019-05-01 22:31
RIP, Anki: Yet Another Home Robotics Company Powers Down 00:05:47 2019-05-01 13:12
Meet the Pro-Vaxxers Helping to Stave Off the Next Pandemic 00:08:51 2019-04-30 22:31
Fighting Measles, LA Pulls a Classic Move: Quarantine 00:06:10 2019-04-30 13:12
The Plan to Grab the World's Carbon With Supercharged Plants 00:08:47 2019-04-29 22:31
The Meteoric Rise of Family Tree Forensics to Fight Crimes 00:14:23 2019-04-26 13:12
The Machine That Reads Your Mind (Kinda) and Talks (Sorta) 00:07:34 2019-04-25 22:31
What’s Known About the SpaceX Crew Dragon Accident 00:08:12 2019-04-25 20:41
In Automation, the Last Motion Will Come Before the Last Mile 00:06:37 2019-04-24 22:31
Offshore Wind Farms Are Spinning Up in the US—At Last 00:07:26 2019-04-24 13:12
Ancestry.com’s Racist Ad Tumbles Into a Cultural Minefield 00:07:20 2019-04-23 22:31
AI Could Predict Death. But What If the Algorithm Is Biased? 00:06:49 2019-04-23 13:12
You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep—and It’s Killing You 00:07:12 2019-04-22 22:31
New York’s Aggressive Climate Law Takes Aim at Skyscrapers 00:06:59 2019-04-22 13:12
China Finds Phone-Wielding Tourists and Telescopes Don't Mesh 00:05:30 2019-04-19 22:31
Crispr Gene Editing Is Coming for the Womb 00:06:36 2019-04-18 22:31
A Shocking Find Shows Just How Far Wind Can Carry Microplastics 00:08:23 2019-04-18 13:12
The Notre Dame Fire and the Future of History 00:05:30 2019-04-17 13:12
First Big Survey of Births Finds Millions of Missing Women 00:05:27 2019-04-16 22:32
SpaceX Lands All 3 Boosters of the World's Most Powerful Rocket 00:04:21 2019-04-16 13:12
Researchers Want to Link Your Genes and Income—Should They? 00:12:25 2019-04-15 22:32
Lasers Highlight Ketamine's Depression-Fighting Secrets 00:07:38 2019-04-12 22:31
How the Boston Marathon Messes With Runners to Slow Them Down 00:10:11 2019-04-11 22:31
New York's Vaccine Order Shows How Health Laws Are Failing Us 00:07:26 2019-04-11 13:12
Sea Levels Are Rising. Time to Build ... Floating Cities? 00:08:25 2019-04-10 22:31
The Plan to Save the Rhino With a Cervix-Navigating Robot 00:06:11 2019-04-09 22:33
Two Unusual Galaxies Shake Up the Dark Matter Debate, Again 00:09:48 2019-04-09 13:12
Machine Learning for March Madness Is a Competition In Itself 00:13:20 2019-04-08 22:32
This Tiny Guillotine Decapitates Mosquitoes to Fight Malaria 00:08:38 2019-04-08 13:12
AI Could Scan IVF Embryos to Help Make Babies More Quickly 00:07:34 2019-04-05 13:12
Scientists Need More Cat DNA, and Lil Bub Is Here to Help 00:06:29 2019-04-04 22:31
By 2080, Tropical Diseases Could Be Headed to Alaska 00:04:14 2019-04-03 22:32
Data Centers Gobble Energy. Could a ‘Fossil-Free’ Label Help? 00:06:38 2019-04-02 22:32
The Fungi Decimating Amphibians Is Worse Than We Thought 00:06:32 2019-04-02 13:12
A Human-Spread Fungus Is Killing Amphibians, and More News 00:01:58 2019-04-01 13:12
The Failure of NASA's Spacewalk Snafu? How Predictable It Was 00:11:27 2019-03-29 21:31
Why America Wants to Send Astronauts to the Moon's South Pole 00:05:09 2019-03-28 21:32
It's Either the Best Time or the Worst Time to Have a Baby 00:01:58 2019-03-27 21:34
Robot ‘Natural Selection’ Recombines Into Something Totally New 00:08:32 2019-03-27 12:12
We Might Be Reaching 'Peak Indifference' on Climate Change 00:05:00 2019-03-26 12:12
Those Midwestern Floods Are Expected to Get Much, Much Worse 00:03:54 2019-03-25 21:33
Costa Rica's Zero-Carbon Plan Could Be a Model for the World 00:06:06 2019-03-25 16:06
Scientists Reveal Ancient Social Networks Using AI—and X-Rays 00:08:23 2019-03-22 21:31
The First Gene-Edited Food Is Now Being Served 00:08:07 2019-03-22 12:12
The WIRED Guide to Cannabis 00:14:28 2019-03-21 21:31
Preparing to Unleash Crispr on an Unprepared World 00:05:24 2019-03-21 12:12
Women's Pain Is Different From Men's—the Drugs Could Be Too 00:07:11 2019-03-20 12:12
DNA Crime-Solving Is Still New, Yet It May Have Gone Too Far 00:07:53 2019-03-19 12:12
The Uncanny Valley Nobody's Talking About: Eerie Robot Voices 00:06:21 2019-03-18 21:31
The Arctic's ‘Carbon Bomb’ Could Screw the Climate Even More 00:04:21 2019-03-15 21:31
23andMe’s New Diabetes Test Has Experts Asking Who It’s For 00:10:02 2019-03-14 12:12
Trump's Budget Guts Science Agencies—But Favors the Moon 00:05:15 2019-03-13 21:32
A Teen Started a Global Climate Protest. What Are You Doing? 00:13:33 2019-03-13 12:12
The Genderless Digital Voice the World Needs Right Now 00:06:10 2019-03-12 21:31
Astronomers Think They Can Explain Mysterious Cosmic Bursts 00:10:26 2019-03-11 21:31
Inside the High-Stakes Race to Make Quantum Computers Work 00:24:33 2019-03-11 12:12
The Fish on Your Plate May Not Be What You Ordered 00:04:16 2019-03-08 22:34
Oceans Are 'Spiking a Fever' With Record Heat Waves 00:05:49 2019-03-08 13:12
The Gene Mutation That Could Cure HIV Has a Checkered Past 00:05:43 2019-03-07 22:33
A New Method of DNA Testing Could Solve More Shootings 00:09:40 2019-03-06 22:32
Post-Apocalyptic Insurers Try Out a New 'Make it Rain' Strategy 00:08:28 2019-03-06 13:12
SpaceX Is Sending Its First Crew-Ready Capsule to the ISS 00:06:35 2019-03-04 22:33
How I Became a Robot in London—From 5,000 Miles Away 00:07:44 2019-03-04 13:12
Gene Editing Is Trickier Than Expected—but Fixes Are in Sight 00:09:16 2019-03-01 22:33
Polio Is Nearly Wiped Out—Unless Some Lab Tech Screws Up 00:08:22 2019-02-28 22:33
This Viral Therapy Could Help Us Survive the Superbug Era 00:07:50 2019-02-26 22:32
Your Weather Tweets Are Showing Your Climate Amnesia 00:08:19 2019-02-26 13:12
Doubling Our DNA Building Blocks Could Lead to New Life Forms 00:07:11 2019-02-25 22:31
NASA’s Space Shuttle Rises From the Dead to Power New Vehicles 00:06:15 2019-02-22 22:32
The Triumphant Rediscovery of the Biggest Bee on Earth 00:08:40 2019-02-22 13:12
Boaty McBoatface Gears Up for Epic Swim Across the Arctic 00:05:52 2019-02-21 22:31
Our Ears Are Unlocking an Era of Aural Data 00:04:29 2019-02-20 22:32
The Confounding Climate Science of Lab-Grown Meat 00:08:08 2019-02-20 13:13
3 Smart Things: What You Might Not Know About Attention 00:01:29 2019-02-19 22:31
Why a Grape Turns Into a Fireball in a Microwave 00:06:23 2019-02-19 13:12
R.I.P., Opportunity Rover: the Hardest-Working Robot in the Solar System 00:05:12 2019-02-18 22:34
Darpa Wants to Solve Science's Replication Crisis With Robots 00:07:18 2019-02-18 13:12
Two Satellites Almost Crashed. Here’s How They Dodged It 00:06:39 2019-02-14 22:32
A 6-Legged Robot Stares at the Sky to Navigate Like a Desert Ant 00:06:33 2019-02-14 13:12
This Robot Debates and Cracks Jokes, but It's Still a Toaster 00:08:40 2019-02-13 22:31
A New Lab Is Brewing Microbes to Create Makeup and Medicines 00:06:23 2019-02-12 22:32
The Wretched, Climate-Killing Truth About American Sprawl 00:09:44 2019-02-12 13:12
Now You Can Join the Search for Killer Asteroids 00:11:09 2019-02-11 13:12
The Green New Deal Shows How Grand Climate Politics Can Be 00:07:15 2019-02-08 22:33
This Jagged Little Pill Could Make Diabetes Easier to Treat 00:07:26 2019-02-08 13:12
SpaceX's Starship, Meant for Mars, Prepares for a First Hop 00:05:40 2019-02-07 22:31
China’s Moon Lander Wakes Up From Its Long, Ultra-Cold Night 00:05:29 2019-02-07 13:12
January Was Unusually Warm—Yes, Warm!—Despite That Cold Snap 00:04:14 2019-02-05 22:31
Ditch the Super Bowl for a Who's Who of Superb Owls 00:04:52 2019-02-04 22:31
The Punishing Polar Vortex Is Ideal for Cassie the Robot 00:04:33 2019-02-04 13:13
Don't Save the Planet for the Planet. Do It for the Beer 00:07:45 2019-02-01 22:33
A Robot Teaches Itself to Play Jenga. But This Is No Game 00:06:36 2019-02-01 13:13
An Underwater Skin Sensor Lets Swimmers Track Their Sweat 00:04:55 2019-01-30 22:32
SpaceX Revs Its Engines as It Gets Closer to Crewed Flight 00:05:24 2019-01-30 13:12
And Now, the Weather: Mars-like, With a Chance of Apocalypse 00:07:13 2019-01-29 22:32
This App Lets Kenya's Farmers Monitor Crops From Eyes in the Sky 00:06:17 2019-01-29 13:13
The Excruciating, Impossible Science of Airport Delays 00:05:42 2019-01-28 22:33
We Need a Radical New Way to Understand Screen Use 00:07:08 2019-01-25 23:50
Drones Drop Poison Bombs to Fight One Island’s Rat Invasion 00:06:07 2019-01-25 13:12
One Scientist Hopes to Engineer the Climate With Antacid 00:02:57 2019-01-24 22:31
The Water in Your Toilet Could Fight Climate Change One Day 00:06:16 2019-01-24 13:12
We Can Still Avoid a Repeat of Last Year's Deadly Flu Season 00:06:27 2019-01-23 22:31
Exploding Stars May Have Killed Off Prehistoric Predators 00:05:02 2019-01-23 13:12
For Women Job Seekers, Networking Like a Man Isn't Enough 00:08:24 2019-01-22 22:46
3 Smart Things: The Hidden Lives of Liquids 00:01:31 2019-01-21 22:31
Space Billboards Are Just the Latest Orbital Stunt 00:11:32 2019-01-21 13:12
If Edible Insects Are the Future, We Should Talk About Poop 00:07:57 2019-01-18 22:33