B. David Zarley
B. David Zarley is a senior staff writer for Freethink, where he covers psychedelics and drug research as well as medicine, with a focus on viruses and infectious disease. A graduate of SUNY Fredonia, his work has also appeared in The Atlantic, The Verge, Jezebel, Frieze, Sports Illustrated, VICE, Paste Magazine, and numerous other publications. He lives in Chicago and can be reached via Signal by request. Tip him!
Recent Work by Author
A team of researchers has developed an algorithm to measure pulse and respiration rate during a telehealth appointment using your device’s camera.
There is currently no HIV vaccine, but a new technique which produced specific immunity cells in humans may pave the way to one.
Antisense oligonucleotide therapy uses small molecules to alter RNA. Researchers have now used those molecules to alleviate a genetic form of blindness.
Mucins, the long proteins in mucus, have an array of bacteria-fighting properties. These artificial mucins can act like the real thing.
Made from the stem cells of a frog, “Xenobots” are tiny living machines. And researchers have just debuted version 2.0.
Iowa high school senior Dasia Taylor has invented color-changing sutures that can catch an infection early.
Deep brain stimulation is being studied as a treatment for any number of neurological and psychological conditions. But what is it, exactly?
With climate change and gender equity at its core, Extreme E is bringing electric SUV racing to the wild.
Children may have heart valve replacement surgery 5 or more times. A lab-grown, growing valve may change that in the future.