Steph Yin

mental health

Dawn of the Text-Message Therapist

Can digital therapy meet the needs of a larger and more diverse patient population?
Steph Yin
5.31.15
Melvyn Goodale

What It’s Like For Someone Who’s Blind to 'See' by Echolocation

Echolocation can be a neurological replacement for vision in people who are blind.
Steph Yin
5.26.15
Science

The Ambitious Plan to Pump Oxygen Back into the Baltic Sea

Can the Baltic breathe again?
Steph Yin
5.19.15
crime

Forget Fingerprints—in the Future We'll Be Identified by Gut Bacteria

Scientists have shown for the first time that people can be identified with unique microbial “fingerprints.”
Steph Yin
5.12.15
Drugs

This Couple Is Raising $1 Million to Fund Medical-Grade MDMA and Mushrooms

Norwegian researchers are crowdfunding psychedelics for use in therapy.
Steph Yin
5.4.15
Science

What Is CRISPR/Cas9 and Why Is It Suddenly Everywhere?

The controversial gene editing technique is three years old, but just catching on in the mainstream now.
Steph Yin
4.30.15
News

Scientists in China Just Edited Genes in Human Embryos for the First Time

A lackluster first attempt suggests we're a long way off from safely gene-editing human babies.
Steph Yin
4.23.15
psychology

Treating OCD With Gamma Rays Is Really Hard

Researchers are advancing novel treatments for severe OCD.
Steph Yin
4.20.15
Goodbye Meatbags

Germline engineering could lead to designer babies and superstrength

Using CRISPR-Cas9 to edit genes is controversial but exciting
Steph Yin
4.15.15
Science

Panama Is 10 Million Years Older Than Once Thought: Study

Panama's been lying about its age.
Steph Yin
4.14.15
love

I Went Sensory Speed Dating in Brooklyn and Fed a Man a Banana

A new type of speed dating may make you rethink your romantic attractions.
Steph Yin
4.8.15
mental health

A Tale of Two Therapies

Can too much 'evidence' be a bad thing for psychotherapy?
Steph Yin
4.4.15
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