China Doubles Down on the Double Helix
From sleepless startups to huge sequencing centers, genomics is booming in China. Will other countries get left behind?
The Radical Idea of Avoiding Sickness
Leroy Hood, pioneer of systems biology, is trying to upend medicine with a service that tests everything about you.
Brain Disorders May Start in the Gut — So Let’s Treat Them There
Dogfish sharks produce a remarkable antibacterial compound that might halt symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.
The Plot Thickens in the Gnarly Story of IQ and Genetics
Researchers are finding new links between specific genes and intelligence. Can we use this knowledge to make people smarter?
Neurotribe Finds Promised Land
Ultra Testing shows that autism in the workplace can be a feature, not a bug.