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Viewpoint: Why the federal government should subsidize high risk, early stage research into alternative meats and other proteins

Viewpoint: Why the federal government should subsidize high risk, early stage research into alternative meats and other proteins

A record-breaking $3.1 billion was invested in alternative proteins — plant-based and cultivated meat — in 2020. However, we and other ...
How important is soil quality to addressing climate change? It's critical, and here's a blueprint for refocusing American R&D

How important is soil quality to addressing climate change? It’s critical, and here’s a blueprint for refocusing American R&D

Genetic Literacy Project | 
COVID-19 and the resulting economic crisis have highlighted and exacerbated the plight of American farmers, while also threatening already dwindling ...
Viewpoint: As meat consumption reaches record highs, it’s clear that substituting plants for meat won’t help address climate concerns. Here’s what will

Viewpoint: As meat consumption reaches record highs, it’s clear that substituting plants for meat won’t help address climate concerns. Here’s what will

MIT Technology Review | 
[G]lobal emissions from food production are expected to rise 60% by 2050, in large part because of increased livestock production ...
The case for public investment in alternative proteins

The case for public investment in alternative proteins

The United States currently consumes more meat per capita than any other country. In the past decade, however, the US ...
Agriculture Plowing Tractors

Want fewer pandemics? Intensify agriculture to combat hunger—the root cause of disease spread

Breakthrough Institute | 
A number of activists and opinion writers have recently argued that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can be traced ...
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Viewpoint: Regenerative agriculture—An oversold sustainability solution to climate change?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Over the past six months, major food companies, like General Mills, Danone North America, Kellogg, and others, have launched efforts ...
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Viewpoint: Intensive ‘industrial’ agriculture boosts farm productivity, promotes environmental sustainability

Genetic Literacy Project | 
It's important to be honest about the benefits of farm consolidation if we value keeping food prices low, combating climate ...
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What can ‘selfish genes’ found in kombucha tea tell us about how humanity has evolved?

Kansas City University Radio | 
For all of kombucha’s peace and love image, research at the Stowers Institute in Kansas City shows some rather sinister ...
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