Scientists Dosed an Artificial Brain With Meth
Organ Chip models enable researchers to directly observe physiological processes and responses.
Was It Wrong for Scientists to Create a Pig-Human Hybrid Embryo?
Scientists at the Salk Institute in California have created a part-human, part-pig embryo. Bioethicist Arthur Caplan told us about the ethical concerns involved in mixing human and animal DNA.
There's a Literal "Museum of Shit" Opening in Italy
Featuring bioluminescent installations, methane heating, and, of course, artifacts, it's the cultural institution you always wanted (but were too afraid to ask for).
A Kinetic Sculpture Arranges 804 Orbs From Order To Chaos
Using 804 rusty spheres, design studio Hypersonic have created a kinetic installation that represents the promise of biotechnology.
Is This How We’ll Grow Oregano On Mars?
<p>The New York Hall of Science’s “ReGeneration” exhibition showcases elaborate computer ecosystems we might use to grow food on Mars someday.</p>
I Am Letting the Machines Run My Fantasy Football Team
I wanted to be active in my fantasy football league this year but I forgot to show up for the draft and the computer picked my guys for me. I'm fine with it—the team's not that bad, and it's just a matter of time before robots run the rest of my life...
The Technology Issue
Alan Russell is the founder of Pittsburgh's McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, the biggest multidisciplinary center for regenerative medicine in the world.