Rewriting Life

Reprogramming our bodies to make us healthier.


The smartphone app that can tell you’re depressed before you know it yourself

Analyzing the way you type and scroll can reveal as much as a psychological test.

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The 8-dimensional space that must be searched for alien life

A new mathematical model suggests that signs of extraterrestrial intelligence could be common, for all we know—we’ve barely begun investigating the vastness where they might lie.

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The DNA data storage machine that’s the size of a school bus

A startup’s concept drawing of a hulking device to archive data in DNA molecules shows the idea has a way to go.

Concept drawing of DNA data storage machine
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The first “social network” of brains lets three people transmit thoughts to each other’s heads

BrainNet allows collaborative problem-solving using direct brain-to-brain communication.

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