Predictions for 2021: Welcome to the New Uncertainty
This could be a “hinge year” in history: the opportunity to grasp a new and improved future for ourselves, our children, and our planet—or not.
All the Lonely People—What Do They All Think Of?
Paradoxically, people who are lonely may have more active social brains.
Biophilic Homes Prove Nature is the Best Medicine
Living design elements create a serene, multisensory, healing experience.
30 Great Gifts for Biologically Inspired People
Featuring cactus shoes, custom probiotics, never-ending glow sticks, and more.
Lithium: The Next Trend in Microdosing?
Low levels of the naturally occurring, soft shiny metal could reduce violence and enhance moods for all.
Inside the Movement to Decolonize Psychedelic Pharma
As Western medicine brings psychedelics into mainstream use, a growing movement is innovating new business models grounded in reciprocity and inclusion.
Paging Doctor Orgasm
Nicole Prause left academia to study sexuality without institutional limits. Now she’s challenging orthodox views of climax and pornography.
5 Reasons to Sequence Your Dog’s DNA
Sequencing services for pets may shed light on human aging, allergies, and mental health.
How a DNA Test Can Help You Deal with Depression
Gene tests for antidepressants are going mainstream — and getting more confusing. Here’s a guide.
Let’s Not Overstretch Neuroplasticity
Sure, your brain is more dynamic than once thought. But harnessing those powers is tricky.
The Trickiest Brain Exploration of All
Karl Deisseroth developed astounding technologies that light up the brain and render it transparent. Yet some of his most compelling breakthroughs still come from listening to patients.
How Your Phone Can Keep You from Getting Depressed
The same device that is driving you crazy could hold the keys to solving our mental health crisis.