Two of my good friends have started the move toward vegetarianism. One for health reasons, the other for ethical ones. I’ve started eating better myself (more fruits and veggies) because of them. But the lure and ever-almost-here-ness of synthetic meat gives me hope for those of us who can’t (or won’t) give up our carnivores sides. The […]
A hidden cost of the Agricultural Revolution (both the original 10,000 yrs ago and the one this century) is that human beings varied their diet without being able to vary their digestive system. Things like the caveman diet, paired with genetically modified food may allow more food to be fine tuned for our fickle […]
To stop global warming, eat some grubs. Researchers compared big livestock with bugs to determine environmental impact:
To quantify the animals’ greenhouse gas footprints, the team measured the five insects’ growth rates and their production of the greenhouse gases and ammonia — also a pollutant but not a greenhouse gas. They compared these to […]
Bioethics is controversial.
No one endorses the ideas or concepts explored here, not even me.
You will develop a strong opinion about something you find here. I want to hear it. Philosophy is a conversation.
popbioethics [at] gmail [dot] com
Long Form ArticlesWhy Mass Effect is the most Important Science Fiction Universe of our Generation