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New LED light technology sheds light on the future of food

July 23rd, 2014 at 8:41 am » Comments Off

LED growing lights, delivering sunlight whatever the weather. This century, the challenges of growing enough food to feed the world have grown more severe. We need to feed more people with limited agricultural land and resources. We need to make better use of land, light and logistics for an increasingly urban population. And we need to […]

Yura – a flying drone bartender that can make your favorite cocktail

July 12th, 2014 at 8:10 am » Comments Off

Yura Herman Haydin, a student at the Kyiv National University Of Construction And Architecture in the Ukraine, has designed a robot bartender that comes in the form of a flying drone called the Yura.    

Why pet owners are skipping the pet food aisle in favor of homemade pet food

June 3rd, 2014 at 10:18 am » Comments Off

Veterinarians say these pet food home chefs do it for different reasons. We not only obsess over what we eat. We also obsess over what our pets eat. While the pet food industry has started adding salmon, vegetables and other ingredients humans favor to its products, the store-bought stuff just doesn’t make the cut anymore […]

Toshiba’s new vegetable factory to bring perfect produce to Japan

May 26th, 2014 at 8:55 am » Comments Off

Toshiba plant factory When you hear the name Toshiba, you probably think about electronics products like televisions and computers. Thanks to its CT and other diagnostic imaging machines and technology, Toshiba has made a name for itself in the healthcare industry, too. Now, the company wants to go further to promote their healthcare initiatives, by introducing 100 percent pesticide-free […]

25 amazing photos of people around the world and how much food they eat everyday

May 20th, 2014 at 10:10 am » Comments Off

Noolkisaruni Tarakuai, Third Wife of a Maasai Chief – 800 Calories Peter Menzel and Faith D’Aluisio, photographers who also happen to be married, traveled around the world and met people from all walks of life. During their time with these people, they asked them to pose for photographs with their daily diets in front of […]

Nasa tests growing lettuce in space

May 11th, 2014 at 8:16 am » Comments Off

A plant growth chamber designed to make gardens thrive in weightlessness. NASA scientists believe they may have found a solution to how to grow vegetables in space. It could bring an end to astronauts on the space station subsisting largely on a diet of pre-packaged dehydrated food.    

Alpha robot serves up 360 hamburgers an hour

May 9th, 2014 at 10:25 am » Comments Off

Alpha Machine Robots are taking over even the most ignobly esteemed jobs  like flipping burgers. Alpha machine from Momentum Machines cooks up a tasty burger with all the fixings. And it does it with such quality and efficiency it’ll produce “gourmet quality burgers at fast food prices.”    

Foodini: World’s first 3D food printer prints fresh, nutritious foods

April 1st, 2014 at 9:34 am » Comments Off

Print different shapes to encourage kids to eat healthy foods. Food replicators used to be science fiction. But 3D food printers came along and started giving us things like chocolate on demand. But what about people who want to eat healthier food? Welcome Foodini, the world’s first 3D printer designed to print meals with fresh, nutritious ingredients. […]

Color-changing smart tag indicates freshness of a perishable food

March 22nd, 2014 at 8:25 am » Comments Off

The tag uses a simple color system to track the food’s quality. Chinese researchers have developed a tiny tag that changes color to indicate the freshness of a perishable product, like a carton milk, without opening the container. The technology was presented this week at the National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society in Dallas. […]

WHO proposal to cut recommended sugar intake by half

March 14th, 2014 at 10:58 am » Comments Off

WHO recommends that adults have less sugar per day than is found in one glass of many soft drinks. Scientists are gearing up for a battle with the food industry after the World Health Organization (WHO) moved to halve its recommendation on sugar intake.    

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