More At-Home Tests Are Heading Your Way
A new wave of spit-and-swab home testing kits promises to give individuals more control over their own health.
Perspective: Should I Get the New COVID-19 Bivalent Booster?
Our writer unpacks the data behind the new vaccines and wonders what happened to nuance in the CDC’s recommendations.
7 Lessons on Aging￼
The ARDD meeting in Copenhagen this month featured new money, old experiments, endless enthusiasm, and a palpable sense of possibility.
It’s Now Possible to Track Your Oral Microbiome
We put the new Bristle Health mouth microbiome test through the paces, and here’s what we found.
2 Minutes to Midlife: The Fantastic Unspecified Future of Epigenetic Clocks
With billions of dollars flooding into longevity, what role will epigenetic clocks play in measuring and intervening in aging?
Replace Your Used Body Parts With a Bionic Upgrade
A soft robotics researcher says bionic limbs that imitate living tissues could be viable within a decade.
Biobanks are on the Cusp of Translating Big Data Into New Medicine
The rise of biobanks around the world promised lots of cheap and plentiful human DNA for scientists to study. Here’s how that’s going.
This Startup Wants to Grow Rice in the Ocean
Using CRISPR to activate ancient genes, Alora’s plan could be key to our future food supply.
Rewilding Is Good for the Environment—but It’s Good for You, Too
Adopting a “back to nature” approach to life could offer stress reduction, stronger social connections, and improved health.
How the Brain Perceives Fear
Targeting a key molecule that helps the brain process sensory threats could lead to new treatments for PTSD, migraines, and autism.
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.