Replace Your Used Body Parts With a Bionic Upgrade
A soft robotics researcher says bionic limbs that imitate living tissues could be viable within a decade.
Assisted Suicide, on Demand
With Exit International’s new Sarco suicide pod and experimental AI, the future of assisted suicide is ripe for disruption.
Building From the Root
Elephant skin walls, robotic flower houses, “Baubotanik” buildings, a treehouse on Mars, and the Mother Nature future of urban design.
The Road to Pleasure is Paved with Precision Medicine
An experimental drug that addresses anhedonia could increase the brain’s capacity to experience pleasure and herald a new era of precision medicine in psychiatry.
Ikaria—The Island of Mysterious Longevity
Why do the inhabitants of this tiny Greek island live so long? It may be something in the rocks.