Isaac Schultz

Science writer at Gizmodo.

  • 12 of the Weirdest X-Plane Designs

    12 of the Weirdest X-Plane Designs

    X-planes are a class of experimental aircraft designed to test and demonstrate new innovations in flight—some were created for NASA, others for DARPA or the U.S. military. The first X-plane, X-1, was flown by Chuck Yeager in the 1940s and was the first craft to fly faster than the speed of sound. Over the decades,…


  • New Drug Could Extend the Lifespans of Giant Dog Breeds

    New Drug Could Extend the Lifespans of Giant Dog Breeds

    The animal pharmaceutical company Loyal announced that the FDA has accepted the development of a drug that could extend the lifespans of large and giant dog breeds. The drug is codenamed LOY-001. In a blog post published today, Celia Halioua, the founder and CEO of Loyal, said that the company earned the FDA’s acceptance of…