No Spike, No Crash
A new functional sparkling water from the founders of Fiji Water and Oatly claims to manage metabolic health by helping avoid blood sugar spikes after meals.
Is the Pursuit of Happiness Overrated?
Mounting evidence shows a paradoxical link between the pursuit of joy and depression.
The Lure of Self Experimentation
These innovators are using their own bodies to build evidence for their hypotheses.
New Study Links Cognitive Performance to Disease Susceptibility
Variations in your cognitive performance before exposure to a respiratory virus can predict the severity of the infection.
2023 Predictions—the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
What to expect in genetic engineering, neuroscience, psychedelics, longevity research, digital health, food, human performance, wellbeing, and of course, ChatGPT.
At-Home Blood Testing Just Got a Whole Lot Better
SiPhox’s coming silicon photonics technology seems to deliver on at least some of the promises Theranos made.
Sarcopenia: What a Waste
Sarcopenia, a muscle wasting disease, could shorten your life and is alarmingly prevalent. Why are so many people unaware it exists?
21 Bio-Inspired Gifts for the 2022 Holidays
Featuring pink pineapples, synthetic ice cream, laser skin care, lots of tests, treatments, and of course, books.
Orthorexia and Other Manifestations of Body Shame
An emerging obsession with “clean eating” may be fueled by a less than healthy fitness culture.