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.
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.
The Birth of Wetware
Forget what you may have heard about neural networks in software. This startup is making a computer with living neurons.
Tiny Food Factories
These startups are brewing up ways to save seafood, turn gas into protein, and make dairy alternatives less gross.
I Have Mixed Feelings About the Robot That Cooked My Dinner
The idea of a restaurant where a machine does the work of human hands made me cringe. Then I tried it.
5 Films About the Neobiological Revolution to Put in Your Queue
Get inspired by documentaries on food, human performance, and more.
You Can Rescue Medical Breakthroughs from the Valley of Death
Halo Cures, a crowdfunding startup, will usher new drugs and devices through the rockiest stage of development.
Are You a Wizard or a Prophet?
A new book argues that technology and environmentalism clash. But that’s not a useful way to think about the future.
When Algorithms Are Running the Asylum
Psychiatry’s biggest breakthrough in decades might come from machines that don’t need to understand the mind at all.