The World Needs Processed Food

The World Needs Processed Food

The word “processed” has become something of a slur.Say “processed food” and most of us picture unhealthy, cheap junk. Fresh food straight from the garden or the field is good. Once we’ve put it through a processing plant or a laboratory, we’ve removed its halo...
Is Moore’s Law Really Dead?

Is Moore’s Law Really Dead?

The essay’s strength lies in its bold, bullish copulative sentences that use “is” like an equal sign and land with absolute certainty. “The future of integrated electronics is the future of electronics itself.” Blammo. Some of the prose then sounds like a patriotic...
Midwives Are an Overlooked Climate Solution

Midwives Are an Overlooked Climate Solution

What’s keeping midwives from making a larger dent in the fight against climate change? To start with, there are not enough of them. The United Nations reports that there’s a shortage of around 900,000 midwives worldwide. This shortage extends to the US, which has...