After Sri Lanka’s government restricted non-organic fertilizer use, the economy and government collapsed.
Computer programmers have adapted some ant problem-solving methods to software programs (but without the need for complex chemical scents).
Compare the latest project to sequence everything to other megaprojects that may or may not answer evolutionary questions.
It wouldn’t just be the lives and wellbeing of rural Americans. Doing away with cattle would upend major industries throughout the economy.
Public health lecturer James Hamblin at Yale decided to go without showers — for five years!