Plants Are Now Sprouting High in Himalayas as the Planet Warms | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine

Shrubs in foreground, Khumbu and Cholatse in background

Just what this means for the fragile mountain ecosystem is unclear, but researchers say the need to find out is ‘urgent’

Source: Plants Are Now Sprouting High in Himalayas as the Planet Warms | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine

The Gene Drive Dilemma: We Can Alter Entire Species, but Should We? – The New York Times

Gene drives in DNA force target traits onto offspring and descendants, whether modified, natural, or recessive.

Get Fresh Donuts at 14,000 Feet at Pikes Peak Summit House in Colorado – Thrillist

They can only be made (by a robot) and eaten above 14,000 feet, and are endangered by climate change.

pikes peak donuts

What to know about the cult-favorite Pikes Peak Summit House donuts.

Source: Get Fresh Donuts at 14,000 Feet at Pikes Peak Summit House in Colorado – Thrillist