An AI-Powered Test for Early Dementia
New software to catch signs of cognitive decline earlier could help reduce the risk of dementia.
Pulling Steaks From Thin Air
Meat made from recycled carbon dioxide is on its way. But will it taste good?
What Will It Take to Decolonize Artificial Intelligence?
Workforce diversity, collective oversight, and day-to-day algorithm monitoring are all necessary to mitigate inherent bias.
New Microchip Based on Biomolecules is No Alien Technology
Roswell Biotechnologies wants you to believe its new chip will revolutionize the detection of viruses, DNA, and more. But it still has to prove itself.
Is It Time to Cancel Menopause?
Ovarian research aims to extend fertility and lengthen lives by delaying menopause—but the ultimate moonshot would be ending it altogether.
Food Lasts 1 Week Longer with this Edible Silk Coating
Mori’s silk protein coating for food promises to also reduce the global waste stream and cut down on plastic packaging.
The Future of Birth Control
Male contraceptive gels, “night-before” pills that disrupt ovulation, and the brave future of human contraception.
Longevity in Dog Years
Epigenetic aging biomarkers in dogs could help your furry friends live longer, healthier lives.
Tune in, Turn on, Zap Out
One writer reflects on what she learned from a month of neurostimulation for depression, energy, and meditation.
Self Tracking for the Rest of Us
In his new book, “Personal Science,” quantified-self expert Gary Wolf shares how to hone your observational skills to optimize your health.
Assisted Suicide, on Demand
With Exit International’s new Sarco suicide pod and experimental AI, the future of assisted suicide is ripe for disruption.