A Womb with a View
Bio bags, robotic preemies, artificial wombs, and the coming revolution in postnatal care to save babies born too soon.
Where Have All Your Sperm Gone?
Despite the growing, unsolved mystery of why sperm counts around the world are declining, society still treats fertility as a female issue.
The Neuropolitics of Extremism
New research may shed light on political polarization—and how we could protect against the incitement of violence.
The Case for More Doping in the Olympics
Some tech and drug enhancements are banned as unfair, but ironically they could end up leveling the playing field.
Neuroprivacy as a Basic Human Right
New braintech can capture a vast amount of personal data. It’s time to think about how yours will be protected.
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.