The FDA Banned These Chemicals — and They’re Still Everywhere
Antibacterial compounds are no longer in your hand soap, but they’re in your floors, your walls, and in your body. by Maryn McKenna
Bioengineered Ovaries Can Survive in Mice. Humans Are Next.
This tech could boost fertility and fine-tune hormone levels.
This Artist Shows Why Science is Too Important to Be Left to Scientists
Lucy McRae provokes us to vividly imagine alternate futures.
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.
Arvind Gupta’s Jiu Jitsu Makes Biotech Move at Silicon Valley Speed
He built a powerful system for launching scientific ideas into startups. Can he do it again? by Po Bronson
Check Out This Beating Mini-Heart in a Jar
It’s made out of living human cells. Someday they could be yours.
Get Up To Speed on Life Extension
Jamie Metzl makes you smarter about the science of longevity research.
Lab-Grown Dog Food Is First Step to a Clean Meat Empire
This startup’s founders eat their own kibble—and they plan to feed you someday too.
I Study the Female Brain. Here’s What “The Female Brain” Gets Wrong.
Researching orgasms gives this reviewer some perspective on the new comedy by Whitney Cummings.
Blockchains Won’t Fix the Problem with Genomics
If you’ve been waiting to get your genome sequenced, will a virtual token really make you change your mind?