Houston, We Have a Baby
What’s the protocol for creating a healthy new human when you subtract Earth from the equation?
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.
We Call DNA a Language. Is It?
As our understanding of the genome evolves, the metaphors we use to describe it should, too.
Lithium: The Next Trend in Microdosing?
Low levels of the naturally occurring, soft shiny metal could reduce violence and enhance moods for all.
Unhinged, Bonkers, and Delicious
These artists are prototyping alternative culinary futures to inspire food production that is more just, biodiverse, and beautiful.
True Human Diversity is Finally Imaginable. Are We Ready?
Juan Enriquez explores the possibility and inevitable risks of human speciation.
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.
What is Asexuality?
A conversation with Angela Chen, author of ”Ace: What Asexuality Reveals About Desire, Society, and the Meaning of Sex.”
Big Dreams of Personalized Health
Azizi Seixas uses sleep to study health inequalities—and make us all feel and snooze better.
5 Books That Grapple with the Thorny Issue of Genetics and Race
These scholars of color combine scientific inquiry and social justice.