Rethinking the Biology-as-Machine Metaphor
As the line between nature and technology blurs, we need new ways to describe how the body works.
How to Jumpstart Time After the Pandemic Pause
Our perception of time is fluid. Here are ways to optimize your relationship with time.
Immersive Environments to the Rescue
Mirelle Phillips designs spaces to ease the mind, accelerate healing, and generate awe.
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.