Taste 2.0 is Here
The discovery of a new taste cell deepens our understanding of this complex and adaptive sensory system.
How to Change Your Mind Over a Glass of Wine
Becoming an expert, whether it’s in wine tasting or mathematics, alters your brain structure and perception.
How to Turn Science Fiction into Science Fact
George Church and Ramez Naam on the limitations of evolution, the power of matchmaking, and why we should send single-cell computers into deep space.
Paging Doctor Orgasm
Nicole Prause left academia to study sexuality without institutional limits. Now she’s challenging orthodox views of climax and pornography.
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. by Steven Kotler
7 Big Biotech Ideas for 2019
Scientists and other creators tell us about the developments they’re watching for and the conversations they’ll be starting.
Take These Drugs to Get to Mars
Space brain and other cosmic problems demand new kinds of pharmaceutical protection.
The Next Brain Implant is a Real Live Wire
No more metal: Living electrodes promise safer, better ways to fix injuries and disease and grow new links between man and machine.
Let’s Not Overstretch Neuroplasticity
Sure, your brain is more dynamic than once thought. But harnessing those powers is tricky.