Welcome to the Neobiological Revolution

NEO.LIFE is a new media brand created to track the people, companies, and technologies that are transforming our bodies and our minds.

Today’s tools allow us to harness not just digital bits, but DNA, viruses, bacteria, and other living matter as the building blocks of a neobiological frontier, and the new bioeconomy.

This is the next phase of the digital revolution.

  • Meet

    the researchers, entrepreneurs, investors, biohackers, artists, and other characters inventing the future of Homo sapiens.

  • Track

    the business and culture, the heroes and con artists, the triumphs and tragedies of our technology-driven evolution.

  • Discover

    the most astounding developments in neuroscience, genetics, longevity, food, fitness, human performance, the microbiome, biohacking, synthetic biology, sex, fertility, and more.

NEO.LIFE features original reporting and analysis by journalists who have worked for or contribute to the Atlantic, MIT Tech Review, Science, Scientific American, Nature, the New Yorker, the New York Times, Wired, etc.

The founder is Jane Metcalfe, the former president and cofounder of Wired Magazine, the legendary media company that wrote the first draft of the history of the digital revolution, and captured its spirit as well.

Doing for life sciences what Wired did for the Information Age

Bringing us the excitement, the cutting-edge research, and the people involved, with authenticity and style.

Joi Ito Director of the MIT Media Lab

The only email newsletter I actually enjoy getting. Rock on.

Emily Byrd the Good Food Institute

The cutting edge of high-quality journalism

at a critical time for the fields you are covering.

Shelby Coffey III former editor of the Los Angeles Times and vice chairman of the Newseum