13.8 Billion Years Later
An interview with Dan Levitt and the immense journey from the Big Bang to the dinner table in his new book What’s Gotten Into You.
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.
Shooting for Longevity and the Stars
Senolytics that target age-related “zombie” cells could be game-changing for extending lifespans and enabling long-haul space travel.
Biohackers in Space (Almost)
This eclectic mix of researchers is exploring off-Earth living in radical new ways.
Houston, We Have a Baby
What’s the protocol for creating a healthy new human when you subtract Earth from the equation?
To Boldly Go Where No Pharma Has Gone Before
Astropharmacies could grow drugs on demand for future space travelers.
True Human Diversity is Finally Imaginable. Are We Ready?
Juan Enriquez explores the possibility and inevitable risks of human speciation.
How to Turn Science Fiction into Science Fact
George Church and Ramez Naam on the limitations of evolution, the power of matchmaking, and why we should send single-cell computers into deep space.