The Neuropolitics of Extremism

New research may shed light on political polarization—and how we could protect against the incitement of violence. | Continue reading | 16 days ago

Is Your DNA Data Safe with Blackstone?

The Wall Street giant’s big bet on drives home the financial realities facing the consumer genomic revolution. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Predictions for 2021: Welcome to the New Uncertainty

This could be a “hinge year” in history: the opportunity to grasp a new and improved future for ourselves, our children, and our planet—or not. | Continue reading | 3 months ago

We Call DNA a Language. Is It?

As our understanding of the genome evolves, the metaphors we use to describe it should, too. | Continue reading | 4 months ago

Lithium: The Next Trend in Microdosing?

Low levels of the naturally occurring, soft shiny metal could reduce violence and enhance moods for all. | Continue reading | 4 months ago

How to Change Your Mind over a Glass of Wine

Becoming an expert in anything, whether it’s wine tasting or mathematics, changes the way you perceive the world. | Continue reading | 7 months ago

Vanilla Memories

Gene editing scrambles a family's connections in this original science-fiction story written for NEO.LIFE by Hannu Rajaniemi. | Continue reading | 1 year ago

Personalized Health Advice Every 60 Seconds

How I hacked my diet using a continuous blood-glucose monitor. | Continue reading | 2 years ago