5 Books That Grapple with the Thorny Issue of Genetics and Race
These scholars of color combine scientific inquiry and social justice.
Debunker: Do Human Pheromones Exist?
Pheromones are often used to explain why you’re attracted to someone. Except there’s no proof that they exist.
After the Madness—Pandemic Silver Linings in Bioscience
Will the frenzied rush to understand and treat SARS-CoV-2 bring longer lasting benefit to the world of scientific research and medicine?
6 Books, Movies, and Shows to Bend Your Neocortex This Winter
Nanobots that find you a soul mate, a Frankenstein remix, and other stories that turn the neobiological revolution inside out.
Plastic-Eating Microbes to the Rescue?
Nature breaks everything down—eventually. It’s time to accelerate the process.
Gene editing scrambles a family's connections in this original sci-fi story for NEO.LIFE.
The Real Way Science Empowers Us
Seeing the universe as it is gives us strength rooted in humility. by Eliot Peper
Who Says You Need Permission to Study Yourself?
Sara Riggare can’t finish her PhD because an ethics committee says she needed their approval first.
This Artist Shows Why Science is Too Important to Be Left to Scientists
Lucy McRae provokes us to vividly imagine alternate futures.
The Limits of Computers That Read Our Minds
A professor in China builds a brain-machine interface that keeps humans fully in charge.
Who Will Be the Google of Genomics?
The first company to offer whole genome sequencing for free can build the most valuable advertising engine in the world. by Andrew Hessel
Young Biodesigners Unveil Clever Ideas for a Cleaner World
Student competitors turn jellyfish, microorganisms, and even hair cells into useful things.