Issue 55: Food Wars
Modern agriculture is under attack. Critics blame it for polluting the planet, destroying forests and damaging human health. In its place they hold up organic methods as the alternative that will feed the world in a more sustainable way. COSMOS invites you to test your ideas and reflect on the challenges facing agriculture in the 21st century. :
Issue 55 highlights
With the prospect of feeding a population expected to reach 11 billion this century, against the backdrop of a climate that grows more punishing, food security is very much part of the conversation.
Reader's letters; "Where in the COSMOS?" winners.
Neutrino Hunt: Catching an interstellar visitor beneath the Antarctic ice.
Rebecca Wragg Sykes - Neanderthals should not be dismissed as the losers of the Ice age
Simulation theory by Jo Anderton
Neanderthals, giraffes, the magic of Martin Gardner and the genius of David Attenborough.