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Reengineering Life

The research reignites a debate over embryo research

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Reengineering Life

A gene therapy injection eliminated pain in mice

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The Color of Climate

California was once the leading producer of oil and gas in the United States, and is slow to move away from fossil fuels

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Everyday chemicals are threatening the future of human fertility

Baby figures in petri dish to symbolize IVF.
Baby figures in petri dish to symbolize IVF.
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The Phoenix

It’s time the U.S. government made it official: We’re in the midst of a major crisis, and we need to act now

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We are at a critical moment in the entirety of human history


It’s based on the theory that the benefits of psychedelic plants and fungi come from a combination of chemicals working together

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How do we begin to give back what decades of fossil fuel polluters have taken away?

Rise and Resist activist group marched together to demand climate and racial justice.
Rise and Resist activist group marched together to demand climate and racial justice.
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A bioengineered uterus could eliminate the need for risky transplants and make pregnancy an option for trans women

Illustration by Taylor Le for Future Human


Reengineering Life

Experts Eric Lander and Alondra Nelson will carry out an agenda focused on social justice and equality


North American cities are preparing to source water from toilets and sinks

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Future Human

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