Bio + Life Sciences

It’s Time to Scale Up Regenerative Farming

Regenerative agriculture has the potential to transform lives and diets. The Cellular Economy has the potential to transform society. Let's find ways to fund them to make the global food system and economy more sustainable.

To Fight the Climate Crisis, We Have to Listen to Nature

Bioacoustics is shaping the future of conservation, but what is the cross-disciplinary science? A climate columnist explains.

Doctors Finally Care About Your Home DNA Results

After years of dismissing direct-to-consumer genetic tests, some healthcare professionals are now seeking guidelines for how to incorporate this data into patient care.

We Can Change Minds, Says the World’s Most Popular Climate Scientist

In an exclusive interview at the recent Techonomy Climate conference, Dr. Katharine Hayhoe said that the most powerful tool we have in the fight against climate change is effective communication. The tech is here. It’s...

Climate Scientists are Desperate: We’re Crying, Begging and Getting Arrested

On Wednesday, I risked arrest by locking myself onto an entrance to the JP Morgan Chase building in downtown LA. I can’t stand by – and nor should you.

36 People Willingly Got Covid: What Scientists Learned

A bunch of healthy but brave people signed up to get infected with Covid and be studied closely. We learned, among other things, that the virus is transmissible sooner than expected, and that patients continue...

Will China’s Biotech Markets Rebound?

If biotech ecosystems in China and across Asia Pacific succeed in developing new medicines and driving medical progress, we all benefit. But the outlook remains murky.

What Does “Normal” Mean, as Omicron Eases?

What does the next phase of Covid look like? Physicians, epidemiologists, and other public health stakeholders are weighing in.

How a little-discussed revision of climate science could help avert doom

We can reduce global temperatures faster than we once thought — if we act now.

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