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DouxMatok develops new technology that makes sugar twice as sweet, so you eat half as much

August 28th, 2015 at 6:55 pm » Comments Off

A new technology in the food industry makes ordinary sugar twice as sweet—so food tastes exactly the same with half the calories, and without the controversy of artificial sweeteners.



A 3-D printed cap that can tell you when your milk has gone bad

July 27th, 2015 at 10:28 am » Comments Off

A smart, 3-D printed cap that can determine when milk has gone bad has been created by engineers from UC Berkeley and Taiwan’s National Chiao Tung University. The results were published in the journal Microsystems & Nanoengineering.



‘Smart’ LED farming: making space veg viable?

July 6th, 2015 at 11:36 am » Comments Off

According to researchers at Purdue University, ’targeted’ LEDs could be the future of extraterrestrial horticulture, the tiny electrical components could lead a revolution in fine-tuning food production off (and on) Earth.  



Amazing connection between gut bacteria and cognitive functioning

June 30th, 2015 at 9:26 pm » Comments Off

Oregon State University researchers have discovered a new link between cognitive functioning and gut bacteria.  In recent years the science involving bacteria in the gut and its link to health and cognitive functioning has boomed.  Parkinson’s disease has even been linked to changes in gut bacteria.  Published in the journal Neuroscience, a new study shows that diets high in fat and sugar are probably […]



Alarm clock that will wake you up with the smell of bacon of other delicious scents

June 12th, 2015 at 5:11 pm » Comments Off

Waking up on a weekday is one of the hardest things to do, unless you’re a morning person.  But the SensorWake is trying to ease the transition between sleep and waking up.  



World’s first robot chef can prepare 2000 different dishes, with $0 pay

June 5th, 2015 at 7:19 pm » Comments Off

The push for an increased minimum wage just went right out the automated window…  



How the U.S. compares to the world’s booziest nations

May 20th, 2015 at 1:35 pm » Comments Off

Consuming 100 bottles of wine a year probably sounds like a lot, but that is actually, according to a recent report, the average alcohol consumption per person in many wealthy countries.  



Beer tea bags can transform boring beer in to flavorful beer

April 20th, 2015 at 5:24 pm » Comments Off

More than just a tea bar, they are specially crafted infusing sachet filled with magical beer-bettering goodness, making sure that you will never have to drink a boring old beer ever again.  



Custom pancake printer has already made over $460,000 on Kickstarter

April 10th, 2015 at 10:36 pm » Comments Off

PancakeBot, ”the world’s first pancake printer,” allows you to print out pancakes into just about any design you can imagine.  



The average cost of room service in 15 U.S. cities

April 7th, 2015 at 12:49 pm » Comments Off

Perhaps you should think twice about ordering a club sandwich through room service in New York City.  



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