The Great Nutrient Collapse
- due to rising CO2 levels, our plants now have higher carbohydrate at the expense of other nutrients like protein and minerals. in other words, plants are becoming less nutritious - like junk food. this in turn will contribute to obesity and health problems for mankin.
- the researcher is a mathematician with interest in biology. no one wants to fund his research. math grants wouldn't fund him as his work is too "biology". biology grants won't fund him as his work is too "math". hence took 15 years to complete this research. this is our problem, thinking in categories, thinking in boxes. for humanity to prosper, we need to move beyond this kind of thinking.
- good things take time! 15 years to conduct the research. in this age of instant gratification, how many have the patience these days?