future food

Internet

The DIY Forums That Put the People in Soylent

As Soylent launches new products, its DIY fans make “the end of food” more like real food.
Roisin Kiberd
8.24.16
future food

The CEO of Soylent Is Enraging LA With a Single Shipping Container

Seems as though it’s easier to reinvent the way humanity eats rather than the houses we live in.
Alex Swerdloff
7.28.16
Space

NASA Wants Kids to Help It Design Food for Astronauts

As part of its Future Engineers program, NASA is challenging grade-school children to create a digital 3D model of a non-edible, food-related item that will help astronauts eat in space.
Alex Swerdloff
2.19.16
uk

Here Comes the Genetically Modified, Disease-Resilient Super Spud

Researchers are trying to make a new potato that would require fewer pesticides and make healthier crisps.
Emiko Jozuka
6.5.15
Culture

Soylent's Sales Pitch: Leave Luxury (AKA Food) for Special Occasions

A leaked draft of Soylent's brand book lays out the philosophy of the powdered meal.
Victoria Turk
6.3.15
seaweed

We Should Be Eating Seaweed by the Bucketload

So nutrient-dense and sustainable it's almost silly, it's high time we started looking to seaweed as a regular food source beyond spirulina pills and the stuff found in store-bought miso soups.
Gareth May
8.27.14
bees

Bees Might Be Keeping Us Alive, But They're Also Completely Delicious

We've been best mates with bees and their bounty for centuries. However, aside from the fact that they pretty much keep us all alive, there could be even more potential yet for the relationship with our cute, winged pals—eating them.
Josh Barrie
8.11.14
poverty

A Transhumanist Wants to Feed DIY Soylent to Starving Children

Look out, Third World. Silicon Valley is coming to save you.
Frank Swain
7.4.14
Food

Genetically Modified 'Super-Bananas' Are Being Tested in the US

A banana that's genetically modified to carry extra vitamin A aims to combat vitamin deficiency in Uganda. Will it take?
Ben Richmond
7.2.14
WTF

Earthworms Are the New Croutons

Scientists say we should start eating invasive species like gray squirrel, jellyfish, swamp rat, lionfish, and earthworms. It's all well and good saying that, but how do you make jellyfish look palatable? A group of New Yorkers show us how with their...
Eleanor Morgan
6.12.14
Food

The Multisensory Psychology of Wine Tasting

I took part in the largest multisensory experiment to see how colour and music affect the taste of wine.
Victoria Turk
5.7.14
Food

The 3D Printer That Serves Dinner

Foodini's creations look totally cool, but it's no kitchen revolution just yet.
Victoria Turk
3.28.14
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