Articles by

Matt Reynolds

The World Has Reached Peak Attenborough

If there is anyone who attracts near-ubiquitous admiration in the United Kingdom, it’s David Attenborough. The naturalist...

Europe’s Drought Might Force Acceptance of Gene-Edited Crops

There are some big caveats, however. Firstly, even if the European Commission does get its way, new...

Europe’s Plan to Wean Itself off Russian Gas Just Might Work

In 1970, West German politicians and gas executives signed a landmark deal with the Soviet Union that...

Plant-Based Burgers Aren’t Denting People’s Beef Addiction

Another way to figure out the impact plant-based meats are having is to look at how price...

Embryonic Research Could Be the Next Target After Roe

Two weeks after the US Supreme Court overturned the federal right to an abortion, Ye Yuan heard...

Scientists Are Trying to Grow Crops in the Dark

We have a lot to thank photosynthesis for. Our entire existence, for a start. About 3 billion...

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...

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...