Some say eating insects could save the planet, as we face the potential for global food and protein shortages. It's a common practice in many parts of the world, but what would it take to make bugs more appetizing to the masses here in the U.S.? Does it even make sense to try? A look at the arguments for and against the practice known as entomophagy, and the cultural and environmental issues involved.
A physician talks about writing a sweeping medical saga set in India, Ethiopia, and New York City.
- Dr. Abraham Verghese Professor and Senior Associate Chair for the Theory and Practice of Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine and the author of "My Own Country" and "The Tennis Partner."
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