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.
Predictions for 2021: Welcome to the New Uncertainty
This could be a “hinge year” in history: the opportunity to grasp a new and improved future for ourselves, our children, and our planet—or not.
All the Lonely People—What Do They All Think Of?
Paradoxically, people who are lonely may have more active social brains.
Biophilic Homes Prove Nature is the Best Medicine
Living design elements create a serene, multisensory, healing experience.
30 Great Gifts for Biologically Inspired People
Featuring cactus shoes, custom probiotics, never-ending glow sticks, and more.
We Call DNA a Language. Is It?
As our understanding of the genome evolves, the metaphors we use to describe it should, too.
Lithium: The Next Trend in Microdosing?
Low levels of the naturally occurring, soft shiny metal could reduce violence and enhance moods for all.
Unhinged, Bonkers, and Delicious
These artists are prototyping alternative culinary futures to inspire food production that is more just, biodiverse, and beautiful.
The Focus of His Energy
Neal Kassell is on a mission to bring focused ultrasound therapy to the masses.
True Human Diversity is Finally Imaginable. Are We Ready?
Juan Enriquez explores the possibility and inevitable risks of human speciation.
Inside the Movement to Decolonize Psychedelic Pharma
As Western medicine brings psychedelics into mainstream use, a growing movement is innovating new business models grounded in reciprocity and inclusion.