Machine Learning Illuminates the Body’s Dark Matter
A startup finds patterns that experts in personalized medicine say they couldn’t see before.
The Bugs that Give Wine Its Flavor
Can sequencing a vineyard’s microbiome make it possible to reverse engineer a fine wine?
5 Films About the Neobiological Revolution to Put in Your Queue
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How Your Phone Can Keep You from Getting Depressed
The same device that is driving you crazy could hold the keys to solving our mental health crisis.
Power to the Patients
Racing against his own genetic disorder, Onno Faber is giving people with rare diseases the tools to make medicine work for them.
Biotech Breakthroughs and Big Ideas in 2018
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The NEO.LIFE Holiday Gift Guide
Fifteen new things that promote fitness, celebrate science, and make self improvement a bit more stimulating.
Bring on the Post-Human Future
Gregory Stock is ready for cloning, gene editing, and conscious AI. But first he’s trying to get you better health care.
6 Amazing Things to Watch in Synthetic Biology
Teleported molecules, custom genomes, and other innovations that will deliver on the technology’s biggest promises.
The Secret Sauce of Test-Tube Fish
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23-Year-Old VC Bets on Lengthening Health Span
MIT dropout Laura Deming is on the hunt for causes of disease and mechanisms for quashing it.
De-Extinction, Jonas Salk, and More: the 3 Book List Returns
Back by popular demand: more great reading recommendations from people shaping the future of our species.
Makers of the World, Unite
Cory Doctorow’s novel “Walkaway” envisions a future in which the jobless masses co-opt automation technologies to ensure their freedom.