Articles by

Max G. Levy

This Sticker Absorbs Sweat—and Might Diagnose Cystic Fibrosis

The device may make it easier to quickly test newborns and could open the door to at-home...

Ocean Acidification Could Make Tiny Fish Lose Their Hearing

Their inner ears turn wonky when they grow up in carbon-rich water, which could keep juveniles from...

If You Transplant a Head, Does Its Consciousness Follow?

In her new book, Brandy Schillace recalls the unbelievable legacy of a Cold War era neurosurgeon’s mission...

Twinkling Black Holes Reveal an Invisible Cloud in Our Galaxy

Cosmic radio backlights are helping scientists size up “missing” forms of matter and might offer clues about...

How to Watch NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover Landing

NASA’s biggest and boldest rover attempts a momentous landing on February 18. Here’s how to watch—and why...

Researchers Levitated a Small Tray Using Nothing but Light

One day a “magic carpet” based on this light-induced flow technology could carry climate sensors high in...

Forget Blood—Your Skin Might Know If You’re Sick

This glowing microneedle test could catalyze a transition from blood-based diagnostics to a stick-on patch. ...

A New Way to Restore Hand Mobility—With an Electrified Patch

In a clinical trial, wearing a small stimulator on their necks helped people with quadriplegia build back...