I interviewed biohacker Josiah Zayner, who recently became one of the first people in the world to conduct DIY gene therapy on himself. Our wide-ranging conversation covered lots of ground, from his own bedroom experiments with poo, to the problems with clinical trials, to humans with tails and the future of us as a species. Read More »
No, of course not. And it probably isn’t going to happen anyway. Read More »
In the small town of Comfort, Texas, an audacious ‘Timeship’ is being built to cryogenically freeze thousands of human bodies, in the hope they will be revived by a future civilisation. Could such an idea ever work?Read More »
Sept 2015// A history of the discovery of hormones for BBC Focus, featuring lots of people doing weird things with testicles.
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August 2015 // I was recently given the challenge of explaining DNA in its entirety “in ten minutes” for BBC Focus magazine. Read More »
August, 2015 // A large report for The Observer’s Discovery section on ‘mind control’ technologiesRead More »
August 2015 // A short comment piece on the scientists looking to resurrect a woolly mammoth by cloning ancient DNA. Read More »