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.
Round Trips to the Pearly Gates
With better CPR techniques, more people might live to tell the tale of what happens right before everything slips away.
Blockchains Won’t Fix the Problem with Genomics
If you’ve been waiting to get your genome sequenced, will a virtual token really make you change your mind?
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.
The Human Operating System Gets an Overhaul
Forget editing genes. This guy wants to write brand-new ones. by Steven Kotler
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.
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.
Will a $5,000 Checkup Save Your Life?
Craig Venter is betting that something is lurking in your body and you’d better address it now.
The Genetically Engineered Astronaut
Can we create people who are optimized for ultra-long space travel?
Biotech Breakthroughs and Big Ideas in 2018
Scientists and entrepreneurs tell us what they’re looking for.
NEO.LIFE’s 10 Most Popular Stories in 2017
Maverick scientists, a blissful free diver, and (of course) sex and drugs lit up our top articles of the year.
The NEO.LIFE Holiday Gift Guide
Fifteen new things that promote fitness, celebrate science, and make self improvement a bit more stimulating.