This Company Uses Machine Learning to Track Your Antibodies
Serimmune’s at-home tests compare your “epitope repertoire” against known cases, for more accurate diagnoses of everything from COVID-19 to Lyme disease to Epstein-Barr.
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.
AI Versus Antibiotic Resistance
AI can help overcome both scientific and financial hurdles to tackle this serious threat to global health.
Fear and the Microbiome
Changes in the gut microbiome of infants can induce fear—and possibly anxiety and depression later in life.
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.
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.
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?
Is Low-Dose Lithium a Better Solution for Major Depression?
Some studies show it’s better than SSRIs—but there’s no incentive to invest in clinical trials.
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.
Talking to Trees and Listening to Sheep
A book about shamanic journeys in the backyard and another about the dietary wisdom of roaming herbivores.
Repurpose This Drug
How drugs that hit targets for depression and kidney disease could help people suffering physical pain.
Big Man, Little Boat
Crossing the Atlantic in a 3.5-foot boat is a risky trip that will be punishing on the body. Andrew Bedwell is stoked.
Alex Zhavoronkov: Live Long and Prosper
The maniacally focused founder of Insilico Medicine is going all in on AI to discover new medicines and extend lifespan.