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. 148: Rainbow Circles
Plus, a new story for the New World, why astrology matters, 3D-printed army barracks, and good news on children's rights in the Phillipines, gay marriage in Switzerland, fossil fuels divestment in Quebec, and new animal protections in Hawaii.
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.
The Crunch No. 143: Belarusian Cyber Partisan
Plus, robot chameleons, lab-grown breast milk, 'care at scale' and good news on female literacy in Africa, global off-grid solar, air pollution in Beijing, beaver re-wilding in Scotland, and rhino recoveries in Kenya.
The Crunch No. 142: Pause
Plus, a new charity partner, and some updates from a few old ones.
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.