7 Thought Experiments Based on Real Studies
Manipulating memories, smell-based dating apps, and more.
Replace Your Used Body Parts With a Bionic Upgrade
A soft robotics researcher says bionic limbs that imitate living tissues could be viable within a decade.
New Microchip Based on Biomolecules is No Alien Technology
Roswell Biotechnologies wants you to believe its new chip will revolutionize the detection of viruses, DNA, and more. But it still has to prove itself.
Self Tracking for the Rest of Us
In his new book, “Personal Science,” quantified-self expert Gary Wolf shares how to hone your observational skills to optimize your health.
5 Ways to Prepare for the Dementia Pandemic
Digital tools, early detection, and better insurance policies can address the coming wave of cognitive decline.
Building a Better Nose
Dogs, ants, and other organisms that sniff out cancer could help train an AI to do the same.
Biometrics on the Rise
What your doormat, body odor, or wandering gaze can tell us that we don’t already know.
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.