No 150: Primordial Compound Eye
Plus, neuroaesthetics, cancer-killing parasitic fungi, the Dionysus effect, and good news on public health in Haiti, a new global tax arrangement, energy storage, conservation in China, and the end of overfishing in the United States.
No. 149: If You Say The Word
Plus, farmscrapers, the first ever vaccine for a parasitic disease, plastic-eating enzymes, and good news on global landmine clearances, good governance in Indonesia, a coal ban in Guangdong, and the restoration of three national monuments in the United States
No. 146: E-Ute
Plus, starling murmurations, artificial kidneys, Buddhism for dogs, and good news on poverty reductions in the US, the decline of leprosy, vanishing global coal pipelines, and bandicoot recoveries in Australia.
No. 145: Fungal Intelligence
Plus, the most powerful magnetic field ever created, how a deep ocean bacteria led to a cure for brain cancer, and good news on human rights in Mexico, sanitation in India, a major divestment milestone in the US, and the recovery of tuna stocks in the Atlantic.
Collapse, Renewal and the Rope of History
What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.
The Crunch No. 141: Homesick Pebble
Plus, galactic colonization, robot paramedics, Chinese rock n' roll, and good news on cancer death rates in the US, coal in the UK and Spain, tree planting in India, and a ban on salmon farming in Tierra del Fuego.
The Crunch No. 140: Between Two Breaths
Plus, a skin-growing machine, flying transformer cars, a 'green pivot' by a fossil fuels tycoon, and good news on malaria in China, a global tax agreement, LGBTQI+ rights in Canada, and conservation in the Balkans.
The Crunch No. 139: Green Vortex
Plus, moon bear rescues, Earth's heartbeat, Flüssigkeitsgekühlten Zweigang-Getriebe, and good news on human development in Bangladesh, coal pipelines in India and China, and elephant recoveries in Tanzania.