Articles by

Emily Mullin

A New Startup Wants to Turn the Sugar You Eat Into Fiber

We all know that too much sugar is bad for us. It can lead to weight gain,...

Neuralink’s First Brain Implant Is Working. Elon Musk’s Transparency Isn’t

The first person to receive a Neuralink brain implant has apparently recovered and can now control a...

A Virus Found in Wastewater Beat Back a Woman’s ‘Zombie’ Bacteria

For years, a type of bacteria called Enterococcus faecium lurked in Lynn Cole’s bloodstream. Often found in...

23andMe Is Under Fire. Its Founder Remains ‘Optimistic’

23andMe has been a lot of things throughout its history. Founded in 2006, it’s best known as...

A Study at the Center of the Abortion Pill Battle Was Just Retracted

Scientific publisher Sage Journals has retracted three papers on abortion—including a controversial 2021 study on mifepristone, the...

A Startup Has Unlocked a Way to Make Cheap Insulin

Around 8 million people in the United States rely on insulin to manage their diabetes, but steady...

Elon Musk Says a Human Patient Has Received Neuralink’s Brain Implant

Elon Musk said on the social media platform X on Monday that the first human patient has...

6 Deaf Children Can Now Hear After a Single Injection

Born deaf, the 1-year-old boy had never responded to sound or speech before. But after receiving an...