Decentralized Science is Poised to Disrupt… Well, Everything
How DeSci, DAOs, and NFTs will change research funding, intellectual property, and collaboration.
Will Micro-Robots Brush Your Teeth?
UPenn engineers are also developing chewing gum that destroys biofilm and other cool dental innovations.
The Bleeding Edge of Itch Research
Scientists have been scratching at the familiar, annoying phenomenon long enough now to produce a new crop of promising itch drugs.
Your Brain at the Moment of Death
Resuscitation expert Sam Parnia studies near death experiences—and how your brain can give you access to new dimensions of reality.
The Buck Institute, Where the Promise of Aging Research Isn’t Longevity
Science at this California institute focuses on healthspan—which is about living better, longer.
Rethinking Serotonin Reuptake
A new study questions whether depression is really caused by a chemical imbalance.
Listen to Your Body… or Don’t
What can the science of interoception teach us about diagnosing and treating mental illness?
My Dream for Safer CRISPR Tools
Genetic engineer Samira Kiani on what she wants from gene editing tools.
7 Ways Psychedelics Impact Creative Thinking
On track to become a treatment for mental illnesses, growing research shows how psychedelics might also enhance creativity and concentration.
4 Books to Read Right Now
Mini forests, seed preservation, our synthetic biology future, and a comic on depression.
Cheating My Way to a Ketogenic Lifestyle
Can supplementing with Juvenescence’s Metabolic Switch replace a keto diet? Richard Sprague investigates.
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?