Belief in the Unseen
Belief in the Unseen
Science doesn’t require faith, but fostering trust in its practitioners can help the public move past unfounded doubts.
Belief in the Unseen
Belief in the Unseen

Science doesn’t require faith, but fostering trust in its practitioners can help the public move past unfounded doubts.

Science doesn’t require faith, but fostering trust in its practitioners can help the public move past unfounded doubts.

Editorial
Cerebral Inception
Cerebral Inception
Bob Grant | May 1, 2019
Our brains have evolved to the point where we can build artificial brains that might help us understand our brains. Let that sink in.
Miracle Elixirs
Miracle Elixirs
Bob Grant | Apr 1, 2019
A long way into the quest to vanquish cancer, our ears strain to hear the words, “Cancer is cured”—a yearning that can cloud our judgment.
Drugs, Developed
Drugs, Developed
Bob Grant | Mar 1, 2019
In an era of instant communication, we must be careful how word of new and untested treatments is shared.
The World Within
The World Within
Bob Grant | Feb 1, 2019
Internalizing the environment might be the next step in humans’ relationship with our planet.
Genome Editing on Board
Genome Editing on Board
Bob Grant | Jan 1, 2019
2018 closed with hubbub surrounding the purported birth of babies whose genomes had been edited using CRISPR. What will 2019 hold for CRISPR’s use in humans?
Hindsight
Hindsight
Bob Grant | Dec 1, 2018
Looking back at a year filled with discoveries and challenges.
Smarts and Hearts
Smarts and Hearts
Bob Grant | Nov 1, 2018
IQ can’t capture the breadth, depth, or variety of human intelligence.
Genes and Blues
Genes and Blues
Bob Grant | Oct 1, 2018
Learning about your own genetic idiosyncrasies comes with complex emotions.
No Enemy
No Enemy
Bob Grant | Sep 1, 2018
Science journalists are essential to advancing the quality of the research enterprise.