Bacteria: Friends or Foes?

Much of medicine, health, and the food industry focus on bacteria as a source of disease. The general message the public gets is more bugs are more problems. Kill the bugs, solve the problem. Unfortunately this message fails to inform us that without bugs we would not exist. Bacteria and viruses are … [Read more...]

King Corn, King Acid

I saw a documentary titled King Corn on PBS this past weekend, produced by independent film makers Curt Ellis and Ian Cheney. Their film is a personal experience with American agriculture, specifically the corn industry. They leased and acre of land and planted corn to sell for feed and corn syrup. … [Read more...]