Un-BRIE-Lievable! French Scientists Have Discovered a New Cheese-Ripening Trick
Many in France are not happy with the development. You could say they're feeling... bleu.
This Food Scientist Wants to Save Lives With a Hypoallergenic Peanut
Hortense Dodo has pioneered a process for engineering safer peanuts that can prevent deadly reactions.
Best of 2017
Everything Science Told Us to Eat, Drink, and Consume in 2017
Don't drink your whiskey neat. Ketchup should not be in glass bottles. It's been a wonderful year for food science.
Why the Hell Hasn't This Ice Cream Sandwich Melted After 4 Days in the Sun?
I scream, you scream, we all scream because this freakish supermarket ice cream sandwich just won't melt.
Deep Learning Algorithm Rewrites Traditional Recipes for New Regions, Ingredients
Algorithmic gastronomy is here.
What Would Censorship of the USDA Mean for America?
We reached out to food policy experts to find out what they made of this turn of events—and what the USDA’s flip flop means about transparency for the American public.
NASA Is Making ‘Sustainable’ Space Food for Deep Space Travel
How do you feed astronauts who are going to be propelled 40,000 miles beyond the moon?
The Science Behind Willy Wonka Isn't as Far-Fetched as It Seems
How close are we to creating a gobstopper whose flavor is actually everlasting? What will the first real-life Fizzy Lifting Drinks be made of?
future of food
The Plastic Wrap of the Future Will Be Made Out of Milk
We'll be eating our food packaging within the next few years.
‘Brunch’-Flavored Candy Corn Is Terrifying
The makers of candy corn that looks like human teeth is now stepping up the craziness on their flagship Halloween offerings, by crossbreeding them with brunch.
A New Study Says the Right Music Can Make Your Beer Taste Better
A team of Belgian researchers says there's a correlation between the music you listen to, how much you enjoy your beer, and how drunk you feel.
Cockroach Milk Is the Protein Drink of the Future
An international team of scientists from the US, Japan, Canada, France, and India are pleased to say that the milk protein crystals found in cockroaches are, in fact, a “fantastic” protein supplement.