7 Big Biotech Ideas for 2019
Scientists and other creators tell us about the developments they’re watching for and the conversations they’ll be starting.
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?
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.
The Dream Machine for Customizing Biology is Almost Here
Protein designers are preparing for quantum computers to point the way to new cures and green materials.
6 Extra Years of Fertility
Freezing ovarian tissue is classified as experimental. Maybe it shouldn’t be.
The Clock is Ticking Faster for a Patient Turned Medical Disruptor
Investors and families are counting on Onno Faber to galvanize research into neglected conditions—like the one threatening his hearing and sight.
Where’s the Killer App for Menopause?
Women suffering from hot flashes try to find relief in a device that wasn’t designed specifically for them.
Make the Hospital Come to You
A startup tries to scale up health care that’s cheaper, safer, and much more comfortable.
Angela Belcher Commands a Virus to Hunt a Deadly Cancer
An engineer lights up tiny tumors that doctors can’t see.