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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Transhumanist Wants to Feed DIY Soylent to Starving Children
Look out, Third World. Silicon Valley is coming to save you.
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?
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...
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.
The 3D Printer That Serves Dinner
Foodini's creations look totally cool, but it's no kitchen revolution just yet.