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Fitness for Geeks

May 11th, 2012 | by Jennifer Kaplan

The World Health Organization estimates that lifestyle-oriented diseases will cost the global economy $30 trillion over the next 20 years [&hellip


Spotted: 3D Chocolate Printer [video]

April 28th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

If you're into fun techie stuff, you've probably seen 3D printers - devices that use melted plastic to "print" 3D designs. Dr. Liang Hao from Britain’s University of Exeter just released a 3D printer that works on the same principle, only instead of plastic, it prints chocolate


Using Neural Networks to Improve Agriculture

October 12th, 2011 | by Jeannie Moulton

Researchers are using sophisticated image processing techniques to better identify plants so that less herbicide can be used on our conventionally grown crops. This is obviously a good thing, as herbicides can be quite nasty to the environment and human health


Wireless Power in Your Food

January 12th, 2011 | by Jeannie Moulton

Some day, you may be able to heat a single-sized serving cup of soup up at your desk, without a microwave, stove or even a match. It would be done with just the pull of a tab!



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