And yet It Moves! How Meat Consumption Has Changed

When the WHO classified red meat as “probably carcinogenic,” and processed red meat as “carcinogenic” to humans, at the end of 2015, it was the ultimate final straw on a horrible year for the industry. Sales had reached their lowest point in...

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Is Health Journalism Giving Science a Bad Name?

Is Health Journalism Giving Science a Bad Name?

Coffee today is like God in the Old Testament: it will either save you or kill you, depending on how much you believe in its magic powers. John Oliver, comedian. I think the way to live your life is to find the study that sounds best to you,...

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So You Think You Know What GMO Means?

So You Think You Know What GMO Means?

This is issue number 8 of The Circle, and so far, I have somehow managed to placidly stay away from the topic of GMOs. Time to dive right in then, starting with a simple premise: it’s practically impossible to define them. Or, to put it better,...

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What Shaped Cities? Food

What Shaped Cities? Food

I: Sustainability How do broccoli get to Times Square? Or in other words, how do you feed a big city, making sure millions of people get fed every day with fresh food? Just like babies don't come from under cabbage leaves, cabbages aren't born...

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