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Bug Business (Season 5, Episode 6)

May 26, 2017

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Show Notes

The Story

Researchers who think about the thorny problem of feeding our growing global population have started to point at one possible solution: bugs. They’re protein-rich and ecologically sustainable—but can bug entrepreneurs get lots of Americans to eat something they’re kinda grossed out by?

The Facts

David Herman and Ian Scott mixed the episode.
Mark Phillips wrote and performed our theme song.
Build Buildings wrote and performed our special ad music.
Additional music by Legs, Jupyter, Radiation City, Golden Gram, Hot Moms Dot Gov, and Dream Junkies.

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