Elon Musk revealed over the weekend on Twitter that secretive brain-computer interface startup Neuralink is working on an “awesome” new version of the company’s recently announced prototype. In...
Congratulations, we survived to the end of the decade! Coincidentally, if the people listed in this article have their way, it may be one of the last decades that anyone survives at all. It feels...
Psychiatric disorders affect 25 percent of the population in any given year. But despite their prevalence, researchers still don’t know what causes many mental health issues, and that can make...
On a recent podcast appearance, Neuralink CEO Elon Musk claimed that the company’s experimental brain-computer interface technology would be able to “solve” [not seeing “cure” in the transcript so...
A bizarre startup called Trusii is under fire for scamming its customers, a mixed bag of curious biohackers and people with medical conditions desperate for a cure. Trusii makes a $6,700 machine...
Between 1972 and 2011, sperm counts in Western countries dropped by a 52.4 percent. As a result, men between the ages of 23 and 38 are, on average, only half as fertile as their fathers. And to...
Mandatory Vaccinations The German government just proposed to make measles vaccinations mandatory for children and people who work at kindergartens and schools. Parents could face fines of up to...
Theoretical neuroscientist Vivienne Ming has focused her professional career on exploring ways to use tech to maximize human potential — but in a fascinating new Quartz story, she details the time...
Some of the lies floating around on social media are relatively harmless. After all, what’s the worst that can happen if a person believes that Pokémon was designed for Satanists or that FCC...
Fecal transplants are experimental procedures in which doctors use stool from a healthy donor to treat a person who’s own gut bacteria has been thrown off balance. The procedure has shown...