The Unnatural Evolution of the Galápagos Islands
Humans are forever altering these mythical islands through unnatural selection. Rewilding them entails finding a delicate balance between the needs of turtles, tourists—and local residents.
New Tech for Gene Therapy Could Advance Longevity
Maybe the science is finally catching up with BioViva CEO Elizabeth Parrish.
7 Lessons on Aging￼
The ARDD meeting in Copenhagen this month featured new money, old experiments, endless enthusiasm, and a palpable sense of possibility.
Biobanks are on the Cusp of Translating Big Data Into New Medicine
The rise of biobanks around the world promised lots of cheap and plentiful human DNA for scientists to study. Here’s how that’s going.
This Startup Wants to Grow Rice in the Ocean
Using CRISPR to activate ancient genes, Alora’s plan could be key to our future food supply.
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.