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The World Has Reached Peak Attenborough

If there is anyone who attracts near-ubiquitous admiration in the United Kingdom, it’s David Attenborough. The naturalist has had a hold on our eyes and ears with a remarkable stream…

Europe’s Drought Might Force Acceptance of Gene-Edited Crops

There are some big caveats, however. Firstly, even if the European Commission does get its way, new regulations will apply only to gene-edited crops and not the kind of GMOs…

Europe’s Plan to Wean Itself off Russian Gas Just Might Work

In 1970, West German politicians and gas executives signed a landmark deal with the Soviet Union that would shape the next half-century of European energy policy. West Germany promised to…

The Future Could Be Blissful—If Humans Don’t Go Extinct First

Or we might want to have strong regulation around which AI systems are deployed, such that you can only use it if you really understand what’s going on under the…

Plant-Based Burgers Aren’t Denting People’s Beef Addiction

Another way to figure out the impact plant-based meats are having is to look at how price changes impact the demand for various kinds of meat. A study of retail…

Embryonic Research Could Be the Next Target After ‘Roe’

Two weeks after the US Supreme Court overturned the federal right to an abortion, Ye Yuan heard from a woman who wanted to reverse her decision to donate her embryos…