Nike Designed a Running Shoe to Smash Records, Not Quash Injuries
The biggest shoe design innovation in a decade is great for elite athletes, but maybe not so good for the weekend warrior.
Will Micro-Robots Brush Your Teeth?
UPenn engineers are also developing chewing gum that destroys biofilm and other cool dental innovations.
Food Lasts 1 Week Longer with this Edible Silk Coating
Mori’s silk protein coating for food promises to also reduce the global waste stream and cut down on plastic packaging.
Swallow the Micro-Robot
3D printed micro-robots will one day be able to precisely deliver drugs or treat hard-to-reach tumors.
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.
Could This Sensitive Patch be a Key to Precision Medicine?
Next-generation wearable sensors will combine biochemical and physiological metrics.
10 Tips to Transform Your Career and Science Culture
Pioneering synthetic biologist Pamela Silver drops some wisdom.
The World Has a Data Storage Problem. Is DNA the Answer?
Within 10 years, archival data may be routinely stored in base pairs rather than bytes.
30 Great Gifts for Biologically Inspired People
Featuring cactus shoes, custom probiotics, never-ending glow sticks, and more.