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Viewpoint: Processed food does not necessarily mean it’s unhealthy—the science behind an essential but misunderstood technology

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You are you and I am me because of processed foods, because our ancestors learned how to cook meat and make bread and, perhaps ...

‘Humanity’s exploitation’ of land hastens climate change, United Nations’ IPCC says

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[August 8] brings yet another devastating report from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, this time outlining how humanity’s ...
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How the rush to decriminalize magic mushrooms could hurt psychedelic drug research

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Welcome to a murky new front in the war to bring psychedelics out of the shadows and into both legal ...
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Robots could one day pass as humans. Should we let them?

Wired | 
[T]oday, ever-sophisticated robots are graduating from Disneyland-style animatronics into increasingly realistic, intelligent beings. Take the famous human replicas of Hiroshi Ishi­guro. Or the ...
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Autonomous robot cornfield scanner reveals how individual crops respond to climate change

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Allow me to introduce you to Vinobot, the little rover on a mission to make sure crops weather global warming ...
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Coffee renaissance: Genetics guiding breeders to make a better cup of joe

Wired | 
Genes are the future of coffee. Not nitro cold brewing or beans pooped out by civets, but genes. And coffee’s ...

Conservationists employ electronic eggs to save vultures

Wired | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The vultures of Britain’s International ...
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What Charles Darwin got wrong

Wired | 
It’s hard to overstate just how brilliant and huge an idea Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection was ...
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