Palm Cooling Comes of Age
Elite athletes have used this tech for years, and now it’s going mainstream—but does the science back it up?
Dating in the Metaverse
Virtual reality levels up dating apps—and might make finding real intimacy easier.
Orthorexia and Other Manifestations of Body Shame
An emerging obsession with “clean eating” may be fueled by a less than healthy fitness culture.
Q&A With James Bridle on Their New Book “Ways of Being”
The artist and writer is thinking about multiple intelligences, life at the end of the future, and new ways of being.
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.
Assisted Suicide, on Demand
With Exit International’s new Sarco suicide pod and experimental AI, the future of assisted suicide is ripe for disruption.
Building From the Root
Elephant skin walls, robotic flower houses, “Baubotanik” buildings, a treehouse on Mars, and the Mother Nature future of urban design.
The Road to Pleasure is Paved with Precision Medicine
An experimental drug that addresses anhedonia could increase the brain’s capacity to experience pleasure and herald a new era of precision medicine in psychiatry.