The human experience is driven not just by the natural processes that shape our minds, bodies and world, but also by our ability to understand and shape those processes. From good health to terrible disease, from the foods we eat to the drugs we take, and from simple psychology to the the complexity of consciousness.
Tiny brainlike cell cultures called organoids offer clues about human evolution.
Oxygen-sensing genes allow cells to adapt when oxygen levels drop.
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Alternative sanitation systems are making use of creatures that find homes in human poop.