The Human Age will be shaped by the species we create and foster as well as the ones we kill off
New experiments are pushing artificial intelligence and sensor networks into the grid—and into factories, data centers, and transit systems—in order to pull fossil fuels out.
Yeast-derived “animal products” may soon be part of an environmentally balanced diet
Darwinian theory is based on the idea that heredity flows vertically, parent to offspring, and that life’s history has branched like a tree. Now we know otherwise: that the ‘tree' of life isn’t that simple.
Death is inevitable, but its
environmental toll may not have to be.
Soundscape ecology plunges us into a wilder world beyond the mundane and merely visual
Almost imperceptibly, we are stepping off the consumption treadmill
Geoengineering demands a new way of looking at the world—one that can be troubling.
Imagine a culinary future with in vitro meat . . .The real thing may not be as far away as you think
Ted Nordhaus reviews The Wizard and The Prophet by Charles Mann