The Synthetic Biology Community Builder
An interview with MIT biologist David Sun Kong—on science, activism, and how biotechnology can empower ordinary people.
Hacking Mother’s Milk
Demand from body builders, neonatal intensive care units, and Big Pharma fuels synbio substitutions for the goodness of breast milk.
What to Expect in Neuroscience, Genetics, Longevity, Biotech, and Psychedelics in 2022
We ask the experts what’s coming in the next 12 months.
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.
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.
Living Pharmacies Could Remedy Disrupted Sleep
DARPA is developing an implantable device with bioengineered cells for treating everything from traveler’s diarrhea to jet lag.
Raw Emotion Grows in UK Debate Over Gene-Edited Crops
Will fears of climate change cause Great Britain to loosen its restrictions on genetically edited crops?