30 Great Gifts for Biologically Inspired People
Featuring cactus shoes, custom probiotics, never-ending glow sticks, and more.
Get Up to Speed On the State of Eco-Fashion
The race is on to bioengineer carbon-neutral, recyclable, biodegradable, and affordable materials.
5 Books That Grapple with the Thorny Issue of Genetics and Race
These scholars of color combine scientific inquiry and social justice.
A New Kind of Natural
An artist imagines life forms that will arise from the convergence of technology and biology.
6 Books, Movies, and Shows to Bend Your Neocortex This Winter
Nanobots that find you a soul mate, a Frankenstein remix, and other stories that turn the neobiological revolution inside out.
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.