This Startup Wants You to Eat Ground-Up Chicken Bones

Of course, what will really excite meat producers is the potential to produce more chicken nuggets for every bird slaughtered. Whether that’ll make economic sense is another question. “Nothing goes to waste in these animal protein industries. Everything has a home,”...

The Almighty Squabble Over Who Gets to Name Microbes

IN DECEMBER 2009, a submarine plunged 2,000 meters into the Gulf of California and emerged clutching a whole new branch of life. The deep-sea craft hadn’t uncovered a new species of fish, or some hitherto unknown crustacean, but something much more profound. In one of...

It’s Not Too Late to Stop Mass Extinction in the Ocean

When Deutsch and Penn ran their models to find out how species would respond in the very high- and low-emissions scenarios, they found two dramatically different visions of the planet’s future. In the very high-emissions scenario, the projected mass extinction rivals...