Science and Technology

Poisonous Gas Cloud at Kraft Foods Causes Massive Evacuation

A chemical accident at a Germany factory run by US food giant Kraft caused a cloud of poisonous..

3-D Printed Running Shoes, Medical Implants & Now Meat

Last year, Cornell Creative Machines Lab touted 3-D food printing technology the company claime..

US Supreme Court Accepts Farmer’s Appeal Case Against Monsanto

Over a decade ago, Monsanto sued two farmers in Arkansas for saving and replanting 800 bushels ..

Why Are Bees Producing Strange Blue and Green Honey?

France is one of the largest producers of honey within the European Union, producing some 18,33..

Chemical in Teflon Linked to Heart Disease

Some years ago I read that fumes emitted from non-stick cookware can be deadly to a pet bird, s..

Stock Up on Barolo Wine While You Can

Barolo is a red wine produced in the northern Italian region of Piedmont -- the region of north..

Whole Foods Endorses GMO Labeling

In the past year, 36 bills in 19 US states have been introduced, including California, where vo..

Junk Food Linked to Alzheimer’s

Junk food has historically been linked to obesity and in turn diabetes. But George Monbiot, wri..

No-Calorie Food Cloud – Just Inhale Your Meal

French scientist and Harvard professor David Edwards has created what he calls a Le Whaf (food ..

NY Attorney General Investigates Energy Drink Makers

The New York State Attorney General has issued subpoenas to three firms that make energy drinks..

Walmart Signs Deal With Monsanto to Sell Un-Labeled GMO Corn

According to Business Insider, Walmart recently signed a deal with Monsanto to begin carrying M..

Study: Soft Music and Low Lights Reduces Calorie Intake

In a study published in the journal Psychological Reports, Dr. Wansink and his co-author Koert ..

Total Media Blackout on BP Devastation to Gulf Seafood

The media's total blackout of the devastation the BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion has ha..

Master Race of Cows

In Alexis Madrigal's article, "The Perfect Milk Machine," Madrigal boasts that the average cow'..

FriendsEAT 3 Has Launched

YOU asked, we listened. We chained our developers to their computers for the past six months so..

FDA Spying On Whistle Blowing Scientists

Earlier this year, six current and former FDA employees filed a complaint against the agency to..

Coke and Pepsi Contain ALCOHOL?

Based on a French study conducted by France's National Institute of Consumption, published in t..

Eat a Doughnut For Breakfast, Lose Weight

When it comes to diets, even within the scientific research community, there's no shortage of r..

Fancy Food Show: Back to the Roots

My favorite things at Fancy Food Show this year were Brooklyn Brew Shop's home brewing kit, Cav..

Brazilian Farmers Beat Monsanto

Five million Brazilian farmers have sued Monsanto for in excess of 6 billion euros, accusing th..

McDonald’s Doesn’t Care About its Effect on Childhood Obesity

McDonald's investors rejected a shareholder proposal at an annual shareholder meeting that woul..

Is Your Restaurant Turning Into an Arcade?

Some entrepreneur noticed that people at restaurant tables were totally absorbed and fixated on..

Reducing Salt Intake Could Lead to Premature Death

Not only is the "eat less salt" mantra a distorted and erroneous conclusion most misled people ..

Meat Glue: The Industry’s Way To Build a Steak Out of Scraps

After a public outcry over "pink slime"that led to closures and lost business for several meat ..

LA Bans Plastic Bags at Supermarkets

Last month, Los Angeles became the largest city in the nation to ban plastic bags at supermarke..

Fallout: Radioactive Bluefin Tuna Hits US Shores

Bluefin tuna contaminated with radioactivity from Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear power plan..

LiquiGlide Solves First World Ketchup Problems

Thanks to an invention by MIT doctoral candidate Dave Smith and his team of mechanical engineer..

Heirloom vs. Supermarket Tomatoes: Which Tastes Better

According to a recent study published online in "Current Biology", there's a reason why ripe, h..

SceneTap: Helping Creepy Men Stalk Women Everywhere

A new smartphone app called SceneTap uses facial detection technology via cameras placed strate..

High Fructose Corn Syrup Makes You Stupid

A new study conducted by researchers at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) reveale..

Domino’s Pizza and Texas Farm Bureau Advocate Animal Cruelty

Domino's Pizza shareholders recently rejected a proposal put forth by the Humane Society of t..

Could a Fat Tax Really Battle Obesity?

A new study published in the British Medical Journal suggests adding a high tax on unhealthy fo..

Love Bacon? It’s in the Genes

According to a new study, a specific gene is responsible for how a compound in pork smells to h..

13-Year Old Creates Hiccup Cure

This incredible story involves 13-year-old Mallory Kievman, an eighth grader in Connecticut, wh..

Is Your Server Selling Enough Wine?

Joe Ray, a food and travel writer with Wired claims some of the nation's top eateries are quiet..

Get Instantly Drunk…For a Few Seconds

French designer Philippe Starck and a Franco-American scientist, David Edwards, have invented a..

Is Sustainable Urban Fish Farming Possible?

After the 2008 financial crash, Christopher Toole and Anya Pozdeeva, two former New York banker..

Why Your Spicy Tuna is Being Replaced with “Ex-Lax” Fish

A recent study released by the conservation group Oceana, an international organization working..

SushiLeaks: Become a Sushi Spy

Oceana, the organization that conducted DNA testing and uncovered the fish mislabeling scandal ..

Cocoa Displaces Cocaine as Peru’s Luxury Crop

In the U.S. effort on the war against drugs, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USA..

Aspirin: Great for a Hangover & Keeps You Skinny Too!

According to a new study, aspirin activates an enzyme that burns fat, a finding that could unlo..

Effects of BP Oil Spill: Mutant Shrimp and Health Hazards

April 20th marked the second anniversary of the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion, wh..

Twinkies and HoHos are on Strike

More than 18,000 workers threaten to strike at Hostess Brands, the maker of abominations such a..

Why Roaches and Twinkies Have Ingredients That Will Out Live Us All

According to the Hostess website, Twinkies have a shelf life of 26 days, and contain, among oth..

Sweeteners – The Complete Guide

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

Eating Disorders Run in Families

Two studies that appeared in the Archives of General Psychiatry reveal that eating disorders ru..

Six Ways to Reduce Your Child’s Intake of Carcinogenic Food Coloring

According to a growing number of scientific studies [pdf], artificial food dyes contain human c..

Obesity During Pregnancy Raises Risk of Birthing Autistic Child

A recent study published in the journal Pediatrics suggests obesity during pregnancy may increa..

Does Adele go Better with Burger and Fries?

In Peter Smith's recent column for The Smithsonian Magazine, Smith explores the relationship so..

Tylenol, Benadryl, Banned Antibiotics, Arsenic, Routinely Fed to Poultry

Nicholas D. Kristof, a columnist for The New York Times and a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, r..