Biofabricate: DIY Body Parts
Motherboard went to Biofabricate, a conference about the future of biomaterials to speak with Andrew Pelling who is developing DIY CO2 incubator kits. Something he hopes will allow people to grow their own human and animal tissues from home.
Biofabricate: The Pure Human Project
Tina Gorjanc is challenging the future of how we commodify human genetic material when it comes using it for the production of luxury goods.
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The Story of the South African Quaalude
South Africa is the last place on earth Quaaludes can still be found. Hamilton travels there to study the drug and finds a dark history of medical experimentation.
Frozen Faith: Cryonics and The Quest to Cheat Death
What if we could use technology to cheat death?
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We went hunting for a tick that could kill you
Powassan virus is deadly and our lack of knowledge regarding it can be scary.
A Smarter Gun
A Smarter Gun is the never-before-seen look at who killed the smart gun and whether or not there is a place for user-authenticated firearm tech to scale in the future. It’s a story about human nature, public safety, the inertia of time-tested mechani
Focus Point: Steve Axford
Nature photographer Steve Axford—who stumbled upon a love of plant and animal life after retiring—talks about the beauty in fungi, and his work documenting the complex life form.
Battle of the Snow Bots
The ION Autonomous Snowplow Competition in St Paul, Minnesota is a yearly gathering of top engineers, who face off to see whose unmanned snowplowing robots can clear the most snow without any human intervention.
Inside the Dark Matter Lab Buried Over a Mile Underground
SNOLAB, one of the world's premier laboratories, searches for dark matter, supernovas, and neutrinos 6,800 feet underground. Motherboard meets the scientists and staff that make this place a leader in research and scientific exploration.
Biofabricate: Biodegradable Sneakers
Motherboard got a first peek at the world's first biodegradable sneakers.
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Nonna Marijuana’s Italian Feast
Matt Zimbric heads to a secret Californian medical marijuana garden run by Nonna Marijuana, a 91-year-old grandmother who cooks classic Italian with a twist.
The New Face of Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes has traditionally been seen as a disease of the developed world. But scientists are now realizing that this is less than half the story.