Protein-rich microalgae is cooked up by some unlikely wild chefs

When it comes to protein sources that are more eco-friendly than traditional livestock, two of the most promising candidates are insects and microalgae. Scientists have now devised a method of using waste from the former as food for the latter.Continue… Continue reading Protein-rich microalgae is cooked up by some unlikely wild chefs

Swiss scientists invent a new type of chocolate

If you’re a bit bored by the regular chocolate varieties in your grocery store, Swiss scientists have invented a brand new kind of chocolate made of “cocoa fruit jelly.” The new concoction uses more of the cocoa fruit, making it healthier and more sust… Continue reading Swiss scientists invent a new type of chocolate

Plane food is terrible – now airlines are betting on AI to fix it

Let’s face it, eating a reheated pre-made meal out of small tubs with wooden or plastic cutlery while crammed in a coach seat is hardly ever going to be a fine-dining experience. But airlines are now looking to new technology in an effort to give us mo… Continue reading Plane food is terrible – now airlines are betting on AI to fix it

Net-zero vertical farm aims to solve a growing berry problem

Canadian researchers have embarked on a mission to produce year-round berry crops pretty much anywhere. The Agrotunnel vertical farm provides optimum growing conditions monitored by AI, and meets electricity needs with proprietary solar panels.Continue… Continue reading Net-zero vertical farm aims to solve a growing berry problem

Foolproof sustainable indoor gardening perfect for busy people

Using artificial intelligence to monitor and control existing technologies is likely to give birth to all manner of wondrous new devices in the near future and this indoor vegetable-growing machine is a prime example.Continue ReadingCategory: Around Th… Continue reading Foolproof sustainable indoor gardening perfect for busy people

“Flying milk can” drones to start drop-delivering food in Sweden

People living in part of Sweden will soon be receiving food deliveries by aerial drone. The service, which utilizes multicopters that look rather like old-timey milk transportation cans, may subsequently be introduced throughout the country and beyond…. Continue reading “Flying milk can” drones to start drop-delivering food in Sweden

Licorice, even in small amounts, can raise blood pressure

Eating small amounts of licorice, in keeping with the World Health Organization’s suggested daily intake, may still cause high blood pressure in otherwise healthy young people, a new study has found. The findings highlight the need for caution when con… Continue reading Licorice, even in small amounts, can raise blood pressure

The numbers are in: Junk food’s toll on physical & mental health

Consuming ultra-processed food, commonly known as junk food, has been associated with a higher risk of more than 30 different adverse mental and physical health outcomes, according to a new study. The research highlights the wide range of health issues… Continue reading The numbers are in: Junk food’s toll on physical & mental health

Asthma drug staves off food allergies in up to 68% of patients

Omalizumab, currently used to treat asthma, has been shown to substantially reduce the risk of potentially life-threatening reactions in people aged one and older with multiple common food allergies, including peanuts, following accidental exposure. Wh… Continue reading Asthma drug staves off food allergies in up to 68% of patients

Scientists grow beef cells in rice to make new protein-rich space food

In a move that will make some stomachs growl and others turn, Korean scientists have taken muscle and fat stem cells from cows and transplanted them into grains of rice. The end result is a new, high-protein food that should be cheap, environmentally f… Continue reading Scientists grow beef cells in rice to make new protein-rich space food