Future of Food

How To Feed A Hungry Planet

With nearly 7 billion people to feed, growing to 9 billion by 2050, we face a serious food shortage. Mostly, this is an issue of protein. Conventional meat production–cattle, pigs, and poultry–require resources in terms of land and water that will not be available in the future, and environmental waste problems and air pollution add to the problem. [Read More]


Man-Machine Hybrids

It is right out of a sci-fi movie: A human that is more machine than biology. Science has made great strides towards that objective and the field is accelerating with more innovations every day. It seems OK with an artificial limb controlled by the brain or a computer, but what about mechanical organs, artificial blood, lungs, etc.? When do we stop being humans? Come and weigh in on this important issue. [Read More]