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“Food Science”

Feb 10, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Popcorn behaves like both a plant and an animal as it transforms from a hard kernel into a fluffy snack.
Jan 30, 2015 06:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
IBM and Mars Inc. are teaming up to genetically sequence the microbial communities that exist in food production facilities so consumers can be better protected.
Nov 24, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Dried whiskey looks like fine art when magnified thanks to its chemical composition and a cool aspect of fluid dynamics known as the Marangoni Effect. Continue reading →
Nov 18, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Annalee Newitz, iO9
Roughly 9,000 years ago, humans had mastered farming to the point where food was plentiful. Then, abruptly, these proto-cities were abandoned for millennia.
Sep 5, 2014 12:20 PM ET // Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online
The coffee genome has been sequenced, shedding light on genes responsible for the kick, flavor and aroma of the ever-popular beverage.
May 7, 2014 01:57 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
By 2050, zinc and iron deficiency could rise with air pollution, a new study reports. Continue reading →
The long list of unnatural food combinations just grew a little bigger: Viagra and Champagne ice cream.
Mar 26, 2014 05:51 PM ET // Tim Wall
Beer-bathed pork formed less potentially cancerous chemicals when grilled, according to a new study. Continue reading →
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