A Hero Behind the VR Headset
Walter Greenleaf won’t stop until virtual reality and extended reality reach their full potential in health care.
An Experienced Health Tracker Gets the COVID-19 Vaccine
In the countdown to my second Pfizer dose, I covered my quantified self in a blanket of warm data. Here’s what happened when I pulled apart the threads.
Alarm Fatigue in the ICU—A Huge Problem Made Worse by COVID-19
Can AI revolutionize the growing, billion-dollar global market for clinical alarm management in hospitals—and help save lives?
30 Great Gifts for Biologically Inspired People
Featuring cactus shoes, custom probiotics, never-ending glow sticks, and more.
Sniffing Out Diseases
A telltale COVID-19 symptom underscores the scientific significance of smell—for both patients and practitioners.
Personalized Health Advice Every 60 Seconds
How I hacked my diet using a continuous blood-glucose monitor.
The Wristband that Gives You Superpowers
Neuroscientist David Eagleman aims to give deaf people a new way to hear—and upgrade everyone else’s senses too.
Can’t Sleep? This Tech Could Put You in Sync with the Sun.
A new device claims to go beyond sleep tracking to reset your circadian rhythm.
My Baby Won’t Sleep. Help Me AI, You’re My Only Hope.
Sleepless babies can drive modern parents to desperation. Can bots, algorithms, and apps actually help?
Forget Sleep Tracking—Try Sleep Hacking
A review of three devices: SleepScore Max, Eight Sleep, and Dreem.
The Birth of Wetware
Forget what you may have heard about neural networks in software. This startup is making a computer with living neurons.