A Womb with a View
Bio bags, robotic preemies, artificial wombs, and the coming revolution in postnatal care to save babies born too soon.
Where Have All Your Sperm Gone?
Despite the growing, unsolved mystery of why sperm counts around the world are declining, society still treats fertility as a female issue.
The Neuropolitics of Extremism
New research may shed light on political polarization—and how we could protect against the incitement of violence.
The Case for More Doping in the Olympics
Some tech and drug enhancements are banned as unfair, but ironically they could end up leveling the playing field.
Lost Your Sense of Smell Due to COVID-19? Here’s What to Do
Smell training is helping those with coronavirus-related anosmia restore this vital sense.
Neuroprivacy as a Basic Human Right
New braintech can capture a vast amount of personal data. It’s time to think about how yours will be protected.
Alarm Fatigue in the ICU—A Huge Problem Made Worse by COVID-19
Can AI revolutionize the growing, billion-dollar global market for clinical alarm management in hospitals—and help save lives?
The Revolution Will Not Be Tenderized
We’re more than a decade into the alt-protein revolution. Will meatless beef ever replace the real thing?
AI Breathes New Life into Old Drugs
Deep learning uncovers the potential of existing medications to target different diseases.
Is Your DNA Data Safe in Blackstone’s Hands?
The Wall Street giant’s big bet on Ancestry.com drives home the financial realities facing the consumer genomic revolution.
Hacking the Skin Microbiome to Fool Mosquitos and Prevent Malaria
Long-lasting, bacteria-based repellent is the goal of DARPA project aiming to protect U.S. soldiers overseas.
Houston, We Have a Baby
What’s the protocol for creating a healthy new human when you subtract Earth from the equation?
To Boldly Go Where No Pharma Has Gone Before
Astropharmacies could grow drugs on demand for future space travelers.