A new, biochip-based allergy test may soon tell you everything you’re allergic to from just a single drop of blood. That’s good news for the 50 million or so Americans who suffer from allergies-often without knowing it. Conventional allergy testing requires either injecting suspect allergens under the skin and watching for a reaction or sending a blood sample off for testing. Both methods are painful, cumbersome and costly.
This startup wants to copy you into an embryo for organ harvesting
With plans to create realistic synthetic embryos, grown in jars, Renewal Bio is on a journey to the horizon of science and ethics.
VR is as good as psychedelics at helping people reach transcendence
On key metrics, a VR experience elicited a response indistinguishable from subjects who took medium doses of LSD or magic mushrooms.
This artist is dominating AI-generated art. And he’s not happy about it.
Greg Rutkowski is a more popular prompt than Picasso.
This nanoparticle could be the key to a universal covid vaccine
Ending the covid pandemic might well require a vaccine that protects against any new strains. Researchers may have found a strategy that will work.
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