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The Doctor Will Sniff You Now
Step aside, Dr. House, Deep Nose will one day be the best diagnostician in medicine.
How to Bury Carbon? Let Plants Do the Dirty Work
Carbon sequestration could slow or reverse human emissions—and nothing is better at sequestration than a green plant.
How Does Anyone Stay Healthy in a World Full of Germs?
Computational biology is uncovering the immune system’s tricks for identifying foreign invaders.
Why We’re a Lot Better at Fighting Cancer Than We Realized
Using data-mining techniques, doctors have discovered dozens of anti-tumor drugs hiding in plain sight.
The Environmental Headache in Your Shampoo
Palm oil is an environmental scourge. Plant biology has a solution.
How We Learned to Love Neanderthals…and a Lot of Other Hominids, Too
Genetic analysis reveals a complex tale of migrations and cross-species trysts in our human past
Pursuing COVID-19 at Internet Speed
As scientists grapple with the global pandemic, preprint servers let information be free—and fast
We Are Nowhere Close to the Limits of Athletic Performance
Genetic engineering will bring us new Bolts and Shaqs.