From the Bottom of the Sea to the Operating Table
How coral revolutionized human bone repair.
If Trauma Victims Forget, What Is Lost to Society?
A pill to dampen memories stirs hope and worry.
Animals Bow to Their Mechanical Overlords
Robots are infiltrating insect, fish, and bird communities—and seizing control.
Dr. Frankenstein Needs His Own Hippocratic Oath
In the next war, instead of a soldier going on a reconnaissance mission into enemy territory, consider this possibility: a cloud of “micro air vehicles,” flying cyborgs, with built-in cameras and microphones, that could be guided by remote control. What military commander wouldn’t want that? DARPA, the research wing of the Department of Defense, has […]