If you have ever walked past the unremarkable brick frontage at 80 Broadway close to the MIT campus, it is very unlikely that you will even have a hint of the massive activities underway in the basement. In fact, the basement of the building houses a busy laboratory packed with bioengineers, nutritionists, students, and farmers engrossed in testing major ideas related to the future of food.
It seems some vegetables are almost immune to clingy viruses that a simple rinse or two would be sufficient to remove them. This characteristic makes them less likely to be contaminated, a fact that could be used in the fight against foodborne illnesses.
Dark chocolate has been shown to have some effect on reducing high blood pressure, according to new research.
Some celebrities have been spreading the gospel of vegetarianism for some time. Now, they have scientific evidence on their side.
What if a person can use 100 percent of the brain's full potential? Can the world finally see the first breed of superhumans? Recently, a smart drug is being sold commercially and is dubbed as the "Vigra of the brain" because research says that it can unlock more than 10 percent of the brains capabilities
March 20 marked the special day of a new sweet tooth couple in town
A new study suggests that the results recorded and displayed by the fitness devices may not be as truthful, compared to manual calorie counting and other methods.
In A study conducted by Emma Boyland, The American Council of Science and Health said about 43 percent of the respondents in their study said, they can never be persuaded to buy frozen food again. With more modern technology aiming to further prolong the shelf life of fruits and vegetables, more people are asking, are frozen foods good for you?
In a pioneering move, two Austrian entrepreneurs, Katharina Unger, 25, and Julia Kaisinger, 28, have developed a novel device that helps to breed protein-rich mealworms in the comforts of one's home and subsequently eat them.
Chemical lab at Iggesund, Sweden, used chocolate to analyze packaging materials.
Is there any difference between animal and plant proteins? They’re called “proteins,” after all, right? Wrong. Find out why there’s a need to understand animal and plant proteins as they enter our body through the food we eat.
Maple syrup production is now largely developed in Vermont. Back in the day, maple syrup was just a side venture helping citizens to pay taxes. Today, with the increased demand for alternative sweeteners, large companies and corporations are investing in the Vermonts and maple syrup production.
According to the National University of Singapore's (NUS), its team of food scientists is partnering with a local food manufacturer called Y G C Group (S) Pte Ltd to launch its new healthy and tasty seaweed drink.
Cultured butter, also known as sweet cream butter, is considered premium by today's culinary standards. It is very nutritional which has live micro-organisms and "healthy fat" compared to normal butter. It is made by adding live bacteria to cream before churning. The good news for health buffs is that this premium cultured butter can easily be made at home.
The study supports evidence suggesting that Neanderthals were omnivorous.