The Human Brain: Blessing and Curse
The Human Brain: Blessing and Curse
Our brains are mysterious, fragile, and mischievous. That’s what makes them fascinating.
The Human Brain: Blessing and Curse
The Human Brain: Blessing and Curse

Our brains are mysterious, fragile, and mischievous. That’s what makes them fascinating.

Our brains are mysterious, fragile, and mischievous. That’s what makes them fascinating.

Editorial
Does Our DNA Make Us All Unique or All the Same?Does Our DNA Make Us All Unique or All the Same?
Does Our DNA Make Us All Unique or All the Same?
Bob Grant | Sep 1, 2019
A better understanding of the genetic diversity among humans could motivate an appreciation of both our similarities and our differences.
Moving Towards Individualized Medicine For All
Moving Towards Individualized Medicine For All
Bob Grant | Jul 15, 2019
How we talk about the coming revolution in clinical care matters as much as the need to involve all types of people in the process.
Belief in the Unseen
Belief in the Unseen
Bob Grant | Jun 1, 2019
Science doesn’t require faith, but fostering trust in its practitioners can help the public move past unfounded doubts.
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.