Scientists have discovered a strain of yeast that feeds on food waste and produces an oil that mimics palm oil. Orangutans, rejoice!
Cilantro. People love it or they hate it. Vehemently. But it’s not their fault. Genetics cause some people to think cilantro tastes like soap. Nerd alert!
Calories cannot be seen, smelled, or tasted, and yet they are vital to life. Why Calories Count: From Science to Politics takes a look at how our understanding of calories has developed over the years and how people today understand them.
Vegans and vegetarians: Would you eat lab grown meat?
It almost sounds like a replicator from Star Trek: you load in food “inks,” and out comes a printed meal, but scientists at Cornell University are developing a machine that does just that.