Science writer Steven Johnson, author of the new book Extra Life, on vaccines, medical breakthroughs, and life after Covid.
And it's already sold out.
The upsides and the possible downsides of transmissible vaccines .
The goal is to drastically reduce the population of disease-carrying bloodsuckers.
From "stay hungry, stay foolish" to "try everything, take nothing off the table."
Let's restore this giant to America's forests.
And produced with a much lower environmental footprint
Cell-based meat cultivation is on its way.
Especially if the COVID-19 inoculations are deployed speedily and accepted widely.
Anti-biotech activists cite the precautionary principle to maintain chestnut tree-free forests.
Growing more food on less acreage means more land for nature.
The chemical company has agreed to create a $10 billion settlement fund
Stocks rise steeply on good news about mRNA vaccines.
No time to waste; do it sooner rather than later.
DIY biologists propose creating a public domain SARS-CoV-2 vaccine with $25,000 in funding.
We will soon learn if humanity's increasing biotechnical prowess can prevent a modern pandemic.
The difference between two identical genes—one edited and the other a natural mutation—is entirely metaphysical.
This will fail and more pressing problems will be neglected
The presidential hopeful doesn't realize that government biotech crop regulation helped to create the monopoly in the first place.
Title of the Nature Human Behavior article cited above sadly says it all.
Malthusian predictions of global famines keep receding.
Food security is not the problem, but nutrition security could be.
Low yield organic farming uses up lots more land and harms biodiversity
"A backward step, not progress"
Yet another limit to growth recedes into the distance
The FDA debunks his fears.
Illinois and Texas think biometric identifiers are a lawsuit waiting to happen.
It's past time to tell your anti-GMO friends, family and neighbors they are helping to kill poor people.
The USDA just dumped Obama administration's proposed ridiculous biotech crop regulations; the FDA should quickly follow suit.
With the latest breakthroughs in the life sciences, who needs a lab or degree?
The "California Dream of Transhumanism" on why he's pro-robot, running for governor of California, and still angry about getting busted at 18 for selling pot.