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Would You Eat This?

Would You Eat This?

The New York Times recently ran a profile of a woman named Megan Miller who started a cricket company. It’s called Bitty Foods. They grind up crickets, mix them with coconut and cassava into a flour, and sell the flour to consumers. Miller and other entrepreneurs...
One Step Closer to Man-made Spider Silk

One Step Closer to Man-made Spider Silk

Spiders might be the most unpleasant-looking creatures on the face of the Earth, but you have to respect their engineering prowess. Spider webs are incredibly intricate, and they’re made from one of the most amazing materials in the animal kingdom: spider silk. Gram...
The Coolest Exterminator of All Time

The Coolest Exterminator of All Time

Bill Murray is a comedy legend. He was hilarious on SNL, where he was a fixture throughout the ‘80s. He was also great in lots of movies, like Scrooged, Groundhog Day, Ghostbusters, and Zombieland—just to name a few. But my all-time favorite Bill Murray performance...
Ebola in Africa: Crisis

Ebola in Africa: Crisis

Although those of living in the US can rest easy when it comes to Ebola, that’s anything but the case in several other countries. In Liberia, for example, Ebola is quickly spreading. The president of Liberia has issued a nighttime curfew and imposed a quarantine on...
Are Nassau Ants Saving the Planet?

Are Nassau Ants Saving the Planet?

It seems that ants may be helping to cool the Earth. That’s the suggestion of a recent study published in Geology by an Arizona State scientist named Ronald Dorn. There are eight species of ants known to do something called “weathering,” where they take minerals in...