Anjan Contractor’s 3D food printer might remind you of the “replicator” popularized in Star Trek where Captain Picard was constantly interrupting himself to order tea. Contractor’s company, Systems & Materials Research Corporation, just got a six month, $125,000 grant from NASA to create a prototype of his universal food synthesizer.
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Men consumed more sugar per day (an average of 335 calories) than women (239). Sugar. Honey. Maple syrup. Molasses. High fructose corn syrup. These are all “added sugars,” that you are probably eating and drinking way too much of them.
Transgenic canola When the first genetically modified (GM) organisms were being developed for the farm, says Anastasia Bodnar, “we were promised rocket jet packs” — futuristic, ultra-nutritious crops that would bring exotic produce to the supermarket and help to feed a hungry world.
GM crop technologies have seen dramatic uptake in the past 20 years. It can be hard to see where scientific evidence ends and dogma and speculation begin in the debate over genetically modified (GM) foods and crops. In the almost 20 years since they were first commercialized, GM crop technologies have seen dramatic uptake. Advocates say [...]
Everyone deserves a burrito when they want it and so that dream has become a reality. Darwin Aerospace is proud to introduce: Burrito Bomber — truly the world’s first airborne Mexican food delivery system.
Demand for gourmet cupcakes exploded in the early 2000′s. The gourmet cupcake became a cultural and economic phenomenon over the last ten years, with gourmet cupcake shops proliferating across the country, selling increasingly elaborate and expensive concoctions.
Would you ever use a meal delivery service? Are meal delivery services the future of groceries? The sheer volume of venture-backed meal delivery services that have cropped up over the last year can only mean one of two things: Either there is a sudden, massive demand for this service, and it has finally figured out [...]
Kids drinking low-fat milk tended to be heavier. Parenting toddlers is not an easy job. Consider the 2-year-old to-do list: Get tantrums under control. Potty train. Transition from whole milk to low-fat milk.
American adults account for 25,000 deaths related to over-consumption of sugary drinks. This week, researchers reported that they have linked 180,000 obesity-related deaths worldwide to sugary drinks, including about 25,000 adult Americans.
Increased risk of death for people who eat a diet of processed meat. Vegetarians have healthier hearts but people who have diets high in processed meat — regardless of whether or not it contains horse – are at a significantly increased risk of death due to cardiovascular disease, and to a lesser extent, cancer.