Science and Technology

World’s First Glow-In-The-Dark Ice Cream

Charlie Francis, a British entrepreneur and founder of the 'Lick Me I'm Delicious' Ice cream co..

Study: Many Herbal Supplements Diluted By Cheap Fillers

The study of herbs dates back over 5,000 years to the Sumerians. The use of herbal remedies to ..

Munching On Popcorn Makes Movie Goers Immune To Advertising

Brand names associated with advertisements are made indelible in our brains when our lips and t..

5 Compelling Reasons Not To Drink Milk

In Mind Body Green, a wellness oriented website, John Pierre, author and nutrition and fitness ..

Eew! Pringles Offers Bizarre New Dessert Potato Chips

Modern chefs have reinvented the culinary world with odd and wild creations rooted in molecular..

Good Eats Season 1

Why the hell are you watching Food Network tonight. Cheftertainment sucks. Seriously. Instead, ..

Unmanned Aerial Drones Deliver Food at London Restaurant

Unmanned drones are no longer used just for surveillance and counter-terrorism, drones are serv..

Toxic Chemicals In Chicken About to Multiply

In an article co-written by Bill Moyers,  a new study from Johns Hopkins showed elevated le..

Is Aquaculture The Answer To Our Fishery Supply Crises?

Conventional fisheries are facing a supply crisis. Not only are fishermen catching fewer fish, ..

Inventor Foresees 3-D Food Printer In Every Future Kitchen

Anjan Contractor, a mechanical engineer with a background in 3-D printing, foresees a day when ..

Japanese EEL At Risk of Extinction

Although the move is not legally binding, the Japanese Ministry of the Environment recently des..

Breakfast: Nordic Food Lab Sautees Hissing Cockroach

The good people at the Nordic Food Lab in Copenhagen claim to investigate old and new raw mater..

What Food Television Should Sound Like

Overall Rating (based on customer reviews): 4.4 out of 5 stars Remember that commercial in th..

Fruit Ninja Free Review

Overall Rating (based on customer reviews): 4.1 out of 5 stars This game is the perfect way to..

High-Tech Tip Jar Takes Plastic

After years of declining tips, Oren's Daily Roast, a New York based coffeehouse chain, agreed t..

19 Powerful Superfoods That Guard Against Asthma

A regular diet of junk food is linked to more than just obesity. One recent study suggests eati..

Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Refuse to Sell GE Fish

A Friends of The Earth News release announced that several major grocery retailers representing..

Airplane White Noise Impairs Taste Buds

As the battle between major international carriers to attract more business and first class pas..

More Companies Cater to Molecular Gastronomy Amateurs

In 2009, Herve This, the so-called founder of molecular gastronomy, along with celebrated Frenc..

Industry Insider Confessions on Addictive Junk Food & The Bliss Point

Michael Moss won the Pulitzer Prize for his 2009 article "The Burger That Shattered Her Life", ..

Pros & Cons of Restaurants Using Ipads as Menus

You love your iPad. Heck, I love mine. And I've heard of restaurants using them as menus, but I..

10 Foods Linked To Depression

According to several researchers, there is an ever increasing body of solid research that shows..

10 Reasons Not To Drink Soda

Despite the health hazards related to drinking soda, last year a Gallup poll revealed that 48 p..

Viagra A Weight Loss Pill?

According to a published report in The Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Expe..

Gatorade Removes Flame Retardant From Ingredients

Brominated vegetable oil (BVO) is banned in food throughout Europe and Japan, yet BVO has been ..

Why To Avoid Drinking Beer From Clear Glass Bottles

Popular Science writer Martha Harbison explains why "skunking" in beer is very different from a..

FDA Tacitly Approves GM Salmon Over Holidays

The FDA has cleared the way for the first approval of a genetically engineered animal for human..

Judgmental Forks & Ice Cubes Tell You When To Stop Eating and Drinking

Twenty-first century technology has engendered some interesting food related inventions. Some a..

Sous Vide Supreme Demi Review

Overall Rating (based on customer reviews): 4.3 out of 5 stars Many people think Sous Vide C..

Junk Food Tied to Asthma

According to a study published in the journal Thorax, eating fast food three or more times a we..

New Weight Loss Device Sucks Food Up Out of Stomach

Aspire, a company in Philadelphia with a staff of eight employees, is commercializing a device ..

Study: Fructose Triggers Brain Changes Leading to Obesity

Scientists have used magnetic resonance imaging to show for the first time that fructose can tr..

Blue Corn Free of GMO Contamination

As AltHealth's Nick Meyer points out, virtually all of America's corn supply is GMO, and corn i..

New Deadly Superbug Found in UK Milk Supply

The antibiotic-resistant staph infection known as MRSA kills more Americans than AIDS, and is w..

FDA Supressing Data on Farm Antibiotic Use

Maryn McKenna, journalist and the author of SUPERBUG and BEATING BACK THE DEVIL, reports on the..

Foods That May Trigger Headaches and Why

An estimated 10% to 15% of the population suffers from repeated migraines, mostly women, while ..

Cancer Risk Linked to Food Dyes and Food Packaging

In addition to the various foods that may contribute to cancer -- alcohol, red and/or processed..

Gates Foundation Awards $10 Million Grant for GM Crops in Africa

Last July, Common Dreams reported that the Gates Foundation awarded a $10 million grant to deve..

10 Reasons To Avoid High-Fructose Corn Syrup

High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is the most common sweetener used today, and is incorporated i..

Chefsteps Free-To-Learn Culinary School

Three graduates of the Modernist Cuisine project have begun an online culinary school called Ch..

Research: Nutrition A Key Role in Prevention of Alzheimer’s

According to the Alzheimer's Association, 5.4 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's dis..

The Rise of Civilization Coexisted with Drinking Animal Milk

Writing for Slate, Benjamin Phelan tackles the phenomenon known as lactose intolerance: the ina..

Will Jello Be Made From People?

Gelatin has long been used as a gelling agent in the food industry, with roughly 300,000 tons o..

Pepsi Special: Japan’s New Fat-Blocking Soda

A curious variety of Pepsi has been released in Japan called "Pepsi Special," a beverage that c..

“Food Clock” Resets Your Sleep Cycle to Beat Jet Lag

According to a study by researchers at the Harvard Medical School, published in the journal Sci..

Heston Blumenthal’s New Palate Cleanser: A Tampon

The notorious Heston Blumenthal, known for his molecular gastronomy famed wild dishes such as ..

Can a Bacon Sandwich Cure a Hangover? Scientists Say Yes

Of the thousand and one alleged cures for a hangover, who would have guessed that after a night..

Eighteen-Year-Old Almost Killed by Liquid Nitrogen Cocktail

Surgeons were forced to remove the stomach of a UK teenager celebrating her eighteenth birthday..

Smoked Water Bewitches Trendy Chefs, Bartenders

When Chef Heston Blumenthal, one of the world's leading pioneers in molecular gastronomy, quote..

“Food Fingerprints” Used to Combat Global Food Fraud

The increase in global trade has elevated the potential for food fraud, food safety, health fea..