Could Gene-Edited Hens Stop the Great Chicken Massacre?
Researchers have designed a light-activated genetic kill switch to prevent male chicks from hatching, since they have no economic value.
How to Make Coffee Without the Beans
“Beanless coffee” is making its way to store shelves, but will consumers give up their beloved cup of Joe for a more eco-friendly option?
Cutting Calories to Add Years
Finally, we have evidence that caloric restriction may increase human lifespan.
Can Cultured Meat Ever Be More Than a Science Experiment?
Entrepreneurs are brewing up fish, meat, and fowl in spite of skeptics who say that lab-grown meat will never be feasible at an industrial scale.
The Lure of Self Experimentation
These innovators are using their own bodies to build evidence for their hypotheses.
7 Thought Experiments Based on Real Studies
Manipulating memories, smell-based dating apps, and more.
2023 Predictions—the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
What to expect in genetic engineering, neuroscience, psychedelics, longevity research, digital health, food, human performance, wellbeing, and of course, ChatGPT.
21 Bio-Inspired Gifts for the 2022 Holidays
Featuring pink pineapples, synthetic ice cream, laser skin care, lots of tests, treatments, and of course, books.
Talking to Trees and Listening to Sheep
A book about shamanic journeys in the backyard and another about the dietary wisdom of roaming herbivores.