Issue 4: Transformation
The world is always changing — that's a fact. But some things change more than others, and sometimes in unexpected ways. This month, we're shining a spotlight on transformation: from transforming the human body through technology, to shifting energy into motion, to altering the way science is taught, to examining the plasticity of nature. Something for everyone.
It’s a small world after all — or at least it will be soon. Molecular machines are transforming the way we control motion on the nano-scale.
Cyborgs, the fusion of human and machine, have fascinated us for over a century. Today, contemporary artists are making adaptations to their own bodies and exploring what it means to live as a cyborg.
Humanity’s gift for finding meaning in the unknown make dreams an ever-present theme in our creative works — and our scientific inquiry.
Pharmacogenomic tests are an extremely useful tool for prescribing medication – so why isn’t every doctor on the bandwagon?