Bacon? No, Not My Bacon!

Bacon? No, Not My Bacon!

When the World Health Organization says something, you usually listen, so when the WHO classifies…

http://www.wired.com/2015/12/bacon-no-not-my-bacon/
Nope, Nuclear Fusion Still Isn’t Here

Nope, Nuclear Fusion Still Isn’t Here

Physicists have been “a decade away” from nuclear fusion for…decades. The post Nope, Nuclear Fusion…

http://www.wired.com/2015/12/nope-nuclear-fusion-still-isnt-here/
Bacteria Gain on Last-Resort Antibiotics

Bacteria Gain on Last-Resort Antibiotics

After researchers found a colistin-resistance gene in China this year, scientists realized it’s since spread…

http://www.wired.com/2015/12/bacteria-gain-on-last-resort-antibiotics/
Theranos Takes a Beating in the Press

Theranos Takes a Beating in the Press

The blood testing company was a media darling until a Wall Street Journal article took…

http://www.wired.com/2015/12/theranos-takes-a-beating-in-the-press/
Sexism Is Still Everywhere in Science

Sexism Is Still Everywhere in Science

Science certainly did not solve sexism this year, but scientists started talking about it more…

http://www.wired.com/2015/12/sexism-is-still-everywhere-in-science/

Can Ovarian Cysts Actually Be Cancerous?

Can ovarian cysts be cancerous? Some can be, but the vast majority are not. Ovarian…

http://www.health.com/mind-body/can-ovarian-cysts-actually-be-cancerous
The Commercial Space Industry Takes Flight

The Commercial Space Industry Takes Flight

A few exploding rockets notwithstanding, commercial spaceflight had a great year. The post The Commercial…

http://www.wired.com/2015/12/the-commercial-space-industry-takes-flight/