Are Trash-Eating Animals the Answer to Global Pollution?
Animals & Evolution / The Environment

Are Trash-Eating Animals the Answer to Global Pollution?

You may have heard news about how scientists have discovered a species of waxworms that can digest plastic. An idea that may come in mind in light of this news may be “Oh, why don’t we farm the waxworms to eat our trash for us?” Unfortunately, the only way to deal with plastic pollution is with our own hands. Continue reading

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Masters of Our World: Should We Use Gene Drives to Control the Ecosystem?
Animals & Evolution / Genetics / Health & Wellness / Scientific Breakthroughs / Technology / The Environment / Uncategorized

Masters of Our World: Should We Use Gene Drives to Control the Ecosystem?

Should gene drives be used to wipe out malaria-carrying mosquitoes and other ecological problems? Given the research, it’s probably not a good idea. Continue reading