Gene editing scrambles a family's connections in this original sci-fi story for NEO.LIFE.
Let’s Not Overstretch Neuroplasticity
Sure, your brain is more dynamic than once thought. But harnessing those powers is tricky.
This Artist Shows Why Science is Too Important to Be Left to Scientists
Lucy McRae provokes us to vividly imagine alternate futures.
Young Biodesigners Unveil Clever Ideas for a Cleaner World
Student competitors turn jellyfish, microorganisms, and even hair cells into useful things.
Keep Running, Never Get Over the Hill
Elite athletes are now maintaining their level of performance in their 40s and beyond. What can they teach the rest of us?
Shake Up the Snow Globe in Your Mind
Michael Pollan explores the neuroscience of psychedelics in this excerpt from his new book.
Our Genetic Legacy
I am not afraid of the prospect of editing human genes. If we do it thoughtfully, it can be a gift to future generations.
Is the World Ready for Synthetic People?
Stanford bioengineer Drew Endy doesn’t mind bringing dragons to life. What really scares him are humans. by David Ewing Duncan
5 Films About the Neobiological Revolution to Put in Your Queue
Get inspired by documentaries on food, human performance, and more.
The Genius of Our Lizard Brain
Emotions don’t get in the way of rational thought, says Antonio Damasio. They make it possible.
Ancient Fables for the Neobiological Age
What “Frankenstein” and the golem tell us about the power and responsibility of science.
The NEO.LIFE Holiday Gift Guide
Fifteen new things that promote fitness, celebrate science, and make self improvement a bit more stimulating.