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March 13, 2018

The latest excerpt from the Body Builders is out in Readers Digest. Check it out here

November 22, 2017

I recently wrote an article for Businessweek about efforts to develop a pill that would mimic the effects of exercise. Check it out here

Meanwhile, an outfit called Freethink Media did this great video piece about the book. It's worth taking a look.

April 8, 2017

I recently did a Q and A with the British website 52 Insights about some of the ideas in my book, along with other technologies I have written about in recent months, including regenerative medicine, cancer immunology, the biology of aging and a whole host of other iss...

Last weekend Fareed Zakaria named Body Builders his "book of the week" on his Sunday CNN show!

"This is a mind-blowing book about the human body. Adam Piore takes us inside the technological revolution that is fixing up broken limbs and even more staggeringly enhan...

Chapter 7 in my book is all about efforts to find individuals with genetically exceptional memory. Ever wonder if you have one? Or how good it is? If you want to take the challenge, click on this link:

The Body Builders finally hits bookstores tomorrow. And it's been getting some great prepublication press. Like this story about Hugh Herr in the New York Post story.

And this review in the Columbia Alumni Magazine.

The first excerpt ran on the Daily Beast about the hunt...

February 17, 2017

Less than a month until the publication of the Bodybuilders! I've been holding my fire on blog posts as I plan which pieces of the book to break out for stand alone stories in publications. In the meantime, I wanted to share a couple of my latest stories on...

December 29, 2016

Justin Gatlin, Ralph Mann and the reverse engineering of spring speed.

December 29, 2016

Michael Levin wants to regrow human limbs by manipulating the flow of ions across cellular surfaces. He is the subject of my latest article in Popular Science and is also in my book, the Body Builders: Inside the Science of the Engineered Human

December 26, 2016


This is my first post.

I'm just experimenting here. I'm hoping this will be the first of many fascinating blog posts. And that what I write here will be so compelling, that thousands will buy my book the Body BuildersThe guy below is named Hugh Herr, and he is the...

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