Health Care Should Be Designed for the Extremes of Life

Much of health care is designed with the “comfortable middle” of society in mind, says designer…

The UK’s NHS Going Digital Would Be Equivalent to Hiring Thousands of New Doctors

More than 30 million Brits have the NHS app. This represents an opportunity to transform the…

Sexist Myths Are a Danger to Health

To improve outcomes for female patients, all evidence needs to be considered—while outdated myths about the…

Aging Might Not Be Inevitable

There are biological underpinnings to aging—and so researchers are investigating cell manipulations, transfusions of young blood,…

Aging Might Not Be Inevitable

There are biological underpinnings to aging—and so researchers are investigating cell manipulations, transfusions of young blood,…

With AI Tools, Scientists Can ***** the Code of Life

Google’s AI research lab DeepMind is steadily building knowledge of how genes and their products work…

Air So Polluted It Can **** Isn’t Being Taken Seriously Enough

Toxic air kills over half a million children every year, yet only once has air pollution…

Boring Architecture Is Starving Your Brain

Thomas Heatherwick believes architecture has a “nutritional value” to society—and that the public desperately deserve a…

Revolutionary Alzheimer’s Treatments Can’t Help Patients Who Go Undiagnosed

It’s a question of when, not if, highly effective treatments become available, says the CEO of…

Post-Pandemic Recovery Isn’t Guaranteed

The aftermath of a disaster like Covid can be divided into roughly three stages: the honeymoon,…