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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 19 May 22

In this episode of our Two for Tea podcast, editor-in-chief Iona Italia and deputy editor Daniel Sharp talk to evolutionary biologist Arvid Ă…gren about the selfish gene theory: its history, strengths,… View Post The post The Gene’s Eye View of Evolution: An Interview with J. Arvid Ă…gren appeared first on Areo.

In this episode of our Two for Tea podcast, editor-in-chief Iona Italia and deputy editor Daniel Sharp talk to evolutionary biologist Arvid Ă…gren about the selfish gene theory: its history, strengths,… View Post The post The Gene’s Eye View of Evolution: An Interview with J. Arvid Ă…gren appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 12 Apr 22

The brazen Russian invasion and bombardment of Ukrainian cities poses the most serious threat to European security and the global order since World War II. Nuclear-armed Russia’s invasion of a… View Post The post Nuclear Power Plants in Wartime appeared first on Areo.

The brazen Russian invasion and bombardment of Ukrainian cities poses the most serious threat to European security and the global order since World War II. Nuclear-armed Russia’s invasion of a… View Post The post Nuclear Power Plants in Wartime appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 9 Mar 22

Russia’s war in Ukraine means that Germany’s much-lauded Energiewende (energy turnaround) policy has now created a triple crisis. First, having closed perfectly functioning zero-carbon nuclear power plants—instead of carbon-heavy coal… View Post The post Germany’s Dependence on Russian Energy appeared first on Areo.

Russia’s war in Ukraine means that Germany’s much-lauded Energiewende (energy turnaround) policy has now created a triple crisis. First, having closed perfectly functioning zero-carbon nuclear power plants—instead of carbon-heavy coal… View Post The post Germany’s Dependence on Russian Energy appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 4 Mar 22

In the latest episode of our podcast, Two for Tea, editor-in-chief Iona Italia talks to epidemiologist, sociologist and doctor Nicholas Christakis about what he calls “the end of the beginning” of… View Post The post Living Through the Plague: A Conversation with Nicholas Christakis appeared first on Areo.

In the latest episode of our podcast, Two for Tea, editor-in-chief Iona Italia talks to epidemiologist, sociologist and doctor Nicholas Christakis about what he calls “the end of the beginning” of… View Post The post Living Through the Plague: A Conversation with Nicholas Christakis appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 28 Feb 22

An Oxford undergraduate once wrote a brilliant answer to an exam question about the logic of natural selection, ending with the statement: “And here I rely heavily on the words… View Post The post Selfish Genery: J. Arvid Ă…gren’s “The Gene’s-Eye View of Evolution” appeared first on Areo.

An Oxford undergraduate once wrote a brilliant answer to an exam question about the logic of natural selection, ending with the statement: “And here I rely heavily on the words… View Post The post Selfish Genery: J. Arvid Ă…gren’s “The Gene’s-Eye View of Evolution” appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 18 Feb 22

Over the last five years, Elon Musk’s company, SpaceX, has put thousands of satellites into orbit—with the goal of creating a network of 42,000—in order to give everyone on Earth… View Post The post Elon Musk’s Satellites Will (Probably) Not Trigger a War in Space appeared first on Areo.

Over the last five years, Elon Musk’s company, SpaceX, has put thousands of satellites into orbit—with the goal of creating a network of 42,000—in order to give everyone on Earth… View Post The post Elon Musk’s Satellites Will (Probably) Not Trigger a War in Space appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 9 Feb 22

When the US Department of Agriculture established the National Organic Program (NOP) 21 years ago, in the year 2000—setting national standards for organic food products—many advocates of sustainable food systems… View Post The post Sustainable Farming and Rural Landscapes: James Rebanks’ English Pastoral appeared first on Areo.

When the US Department of Agriculture established the National Organic Program (NOP) 21 years ago, in the year 2000—setting national standards for organic food products—many advocates of sustainable food systems… View Post The post Sustainable Farming and Rural Landscapes: James Rebanks’ English Pastoral appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 8 Feb 22

Biological anthropologists (also historically called physical anthropologists) study the relationship between human biology, culture and behaviour: they may specialize in analysing the human body’s evolutionary history, the human fossil record,… View Post The post The Politics of Bones appeared first on Areo.

Biological anthropologists (also historically called physical anthropologists) study the relationship between human biology, culture and behaviour: they may specialize in analysing the human body’s evolutionary history, the human fossil record,… View Post The post The Politics of Bones appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 2 Feb 22

Joe Rogan is no stranger to criticism. His popular podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience has hosted divisive figures like Alex Jones and Gavin McInnes; he has discussed conspiracy theories ranging… View Post The post Joe Rogan’s Controversial Guests appeared first on Areo.

Joe Rogan is no stranger to criticism. His popular podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience has hosted divisive figures like Alex Jones and Gavin McInnes; he has discussed conspiracy theories ranging… View Post The post Joe Rogan’s Controversial Guests appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 6 Jan 22

The 2019 miniseries Chernobyl, about the deadly 1986 nuclear power plant accident in Ukraine, was—unsurprisingly—an immense commercial success: a nuclear disaster makes for good drama. But in my native country… View Post The post Germany’s Quiet Nuclear Disaster appeared first on Areo.

The 2019 miniseries Chernobyl, about the deadly 1986 nuclear power plant accident in Ukraine, was—unsurprisingly—an immense commercial success: a nuclear disaster makes for good drama. But in my native country… View Post The post Germany’s Quiet Nuclear Disaster appeared first on Areo.


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