biology

The NASA Genius Biohacker Trying to Bring Gene Editing to Your Living Room

Josiah Zayner downs a shot of scotch and begins his presentation. His audience is roughly 30 attendees from the SynBioBeta SF conference and a digital…

Yes, Women Have a Refractory Period Too

There’s a thing that happens in sexual relationships where, if you’re lucky, you spend all day in bed for sex purposes. In between doin’ it…

We All Start Life as Assholes

Hey asshole! Yes, I’m talking to you. And to myself — to all of us, in fact. Because it’s recently come to our attention that there’s but…

Why Some People Get Hangry — and Others Don’t

We all know someone who morphs into a raging hellion when they’re hungry. The phenomenon is so pervasive, there’s even a word for it: Hangry,…