UArizona Professor Developing Insects As Food To Address 2050 Protein Shortage

Brown grasshopper on a washed out wooden surface
In 30 years, the Earth’s population is expected to balloon to 10 billion people, and traditional sources of protein will not be able to keep up with demand. According to Dr. Goggy Davidowitz, BIO5 member and professor at the UArizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences whose areas of expertise include evolutionary biology and insect physiology, they are developing insects as an alternative to traditional food sources.