Dear Future

The Virus That Kills Drug Resistant Superbugs

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria kill 23,000 people every year in the United States, and the United Nations estimates that by 2050, more people will die from antibiotic-resistant infections than currently die from cancer.
VICE News Shorts

We went hunting for a tick that could kill you

Powassan virus is deadly and our lack of knowledge regarding it can be scary.

Should Humans Try to Contact Alien Civilizations?

Motherboard meets with Doug Vakoch, founder of METI International, an organization dedicated to sending interstellar messages to extraterrestrial lifeforms.

Tracking Bacteria on the Space Station Could Help Us Survive Beyond Earth

Dr. Chris Mason is using genetics to understand how humans will prepare for -and defend themselves against— life in space.

Biology of Contact

Motherboard meets up with Lynn Rothschild, an astrobiologist at NASA who is working to define life in space.
Daily VICE

Visions of an Alternate Earth: How One Photographer Is Merging Science and Art

We met photographer Osheen Harruthoonyan to find out why he says looking at his photos is like looking through a telescope and a microscope at the same time.
Culture Beat

Surreal Masks, An Irreverent Half-Time Dance Squad, and Infinity Burial Suits

In this episode, we visit performance artist Henry David Nobody Jr.'s studio to see his provocative and transformative self-portrait masks, meet the LA City Municipal Dance Squad, and face mortality with Jae Rhim Lee's infinity burial suits.
The Creators Project

Lucy McRae on Creativity and the Human Body as Art | Visionaries, Episode 2

In this episode of Visionaries, we meet Lucy McRae, a self-described science fiction artist, filmmaker, and body architect who eventually wants to go to space.
VICE News Specials

Inside the Monkey Lab

VICE News gets rare access to Europe's largest monkey testing lab.

Chief Keef Takes the Suburbs (Ep. 8)

In our final episode of Chiraq, we learn how the Nation Of Islam feels about the Chiraq phenomena then get an audience in the court of Almighty Sosa, a.k.a. Chief Keef.
The Creators Project

Turning Living Cells Into Art | Vik Muniz and Tal Danino's

This bio and art collaboration features striking images produced from microscopic photos of bacteria, cells infected with viruses, and cancer cells.

The Jellyfish That Holds a Key to Immortality

By reversing its aging process, Japan's tiny Turritopsis dohrnii jellyfish is one of the only known animals that has figured out how to defeat death.