This Artist Shows Why Science is Too Important to Be Left to Scientists
Lucy McRae provokes us to vividly imagine alternate futures.
Young Biodesigners Unveil Clever Ideas for a Cleaner World
Student competitors turn jellyfish, microorganisms, and even hair cells into useful things.
Keep Running, Never Get Over the Hill
Elite athletes are now maintaining their level of performance in their 40s and beyond. What can they teach the rest of us?
Shake Up the Snow Globe in Your Mind
Michael Pollan explores the neuroscience of psychedelics in this excerpt from his new book.
Is the World Ready for Synthetic People?
Stanford bioengineer Drew Endy doesn’t mind bringing dragons to life. What really scares him are humans.
5 Films About the Neobiological Revolution to Put in Your Queue
Get inspired by documentaries on food, human performance, and more.
I Study the Female Brain. Here’s What “The Female Brain” Gets Wrong.
Researching orgasms gives this reviewer some perspective on the new comedy by Whitney Cummings.