The very microbes that helped us evolve now make us sick
Billionaires say they’ll end disease: evolution says otherwise
You might be in a medical experiment and not even know it
A bug for Alzheimer’s?
Melinda Wenner Moyer
The case against sugar
The addiction habit
How the mantis shrimp’s six-pupiled eyes put 20/20 vision to shame
Music of the mind: a stunning string quartet created through brainwaves
The problem with p-values
What will we do when neuroimaging allows us to reconstruct dreams and memories?
Ageing out of drugs
After a century of trying, have scientists successfully mapped the human brain?
Remote control of the brain is coming: how will we use it?
Microbes have no morals
The Still Alice effect: not all Alzheimer’s is like this
Giulia Cavaliere & James Rupert Fletcher
Bring them back
Joseph J Fins
At the Cryonics Institute, hope for the future is high, and death is put on ice
How mini-brains can help to avoid neurodegenerative disease
The image of the cancer experience needs a reality check
Psychedelics can’t be tested using conventional clinical trials
Antibiotics make our guts less diverse. That’s bad news for our long-term health
We’re closer to Alpha Centauri than to cryopreserving humans
Death of cancer
Vincent DeVita & Elizabeth DeVita-Raeburn
Can a tiny slice of mouse brain help us understand the complex human mind?
Could these printable, self-assembling origami robots transform medicine?
How the future of treating heart disease might mean having no heartbeat
Our fight against malaria is strange, cyclical and shows few signs of slowing
How changes in our typing can help detect neurodegenerative diseases
Why daydreaming should replace multitasking amid our information overload