Taste 2.0 is Here
The discovery of a new taste cell deepens our understanding of this complex and adaptive sensory system.
The Future of Genetic Engineering
A bioengineer, a biopunk, and a biotech reporter square off onstage about our neobiological future.
Personalized Health Advice Every 60 Seconds
How I hacked my diet using a continuous blood-glucose monitor.
The Wristband that Gives You Superpowers
Neuroscientist David Eagleman aims to give deaf people a new way to hear—and upgrade everyone else’s senses too.
Can’t Sleep? This Tech Could Put You in Sync with the Sun.
A new device claims to go beyond sleep tracking to reset your circadian rhythm.
Who Says You Need Permission to Study Yourself?
Sara Riggare can’t finish her PhD because an ethics committee says she needed their approval first.
Biohacking Is a Bitch
Dog breeder David Ishee thinks gene editing can spare purebreds from debilitating disorders. But getting the tech to work is just the start.
Medicine Ignored This Insulin Problem. Hackers Solved It.
“I’m just a girl living with type 1 diabetes who got tired of waiting.”