The Buck Institute, Where the Promise of Aging Research Isn’t Longevity
Science at this California institute focuses on healthspan—which is about living better, longer.
My Dream for Safer CRISPR Tools
Genetic engineer Samira Kiani on what she wants from gene editing tools.
Longevity in Dog Years
Epigenetic aging biomarkers in dogs could help your furry friends live longer, healthier lives.
RNA Viruses: Biology’s Dark Matter?
A watershed study samples deep ocean RNA viruses the world over and reveals 99 percent of them have yet to be discovered.
The 7-Hour Critical-Care Genome
Going from blood sample to diagnosis in the same work shift, rapid genomic sequencing proves its worth in clinical settings.
The Salty Secrets of Extreme Longevity
Rockfish, clams, tortoises, and other underwater Methuselahs harbor adaptations that could provide clues to unlocking our own longevity.
Do Psychedelics Need Psychiatrists?
As psychedelic drugs are poised to join the mainstream, what is the role of the prescriber?
The Fusion of mRNA and Immunotherapy
Combining these two technologies can make CAR T cell therapy effective, accessible, and affordable for heart disease and cancer.
36 Biologically Inspired Gifts for the 2021 Holidays
From ephemeral tattoos to vagus nerve oil to a grape-waste backpack, these biotech-inspired gifts will be sure to delight and inspire.