July 4, 2022

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Cutting Beef Could Reduce Emissions. No, Like, a Lot

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Switching from beef to a specific kind of vegetarian protein just once a week could have huge environmental benefits, according to a study out this week in Nature. And, in a study in Nature Communications, researchers in the US have figured out how to basically fight infection with infection.

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Sources:
Microbial protein and beef:
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-022-04629-w
https://climate.nasa.gov/faq/33/which-is-a-bigger-methane-source-cow-belching-or-cow-flatulence/
https://www.nature.com/articles/s43016-021-00358-x
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/sep/13/meat-greenhouses-gases-food-production-study

Bacteriophage therapy:
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-022-29689-4
https://www.cdc.gov/drugresistance/about/how-resistance-happens.html
https://www.nature.com/scitable/definition/bacteriophage-phage-293/

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