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“Food and Culture”

Nov 26, 2014 01:40 PM ET // Calla Cofield, SPACE.com
Like most Americans back on the ground, astronauts aboard the International Space Station will celebrate Thanksgiving with a feast: NASA food scientists have created zero-g versions of classic Thanksgiving dishes for this week's celebration.
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.
Oct 28, 2014 04:39 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Too much rain can reduce the concentration of chemicals in tea that make it taste good, scientists have discovered.
Do you find the taste of alcohol to be pleasant, or bitter and stinging? The answer is partly decided by your genes, new research shows.
Aug 27, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Rats who eat junk food not only get fat, but also lose their appetite for novel foods, new research shows. Continue reading →
Jul 23, 2014 01:13 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
An accelerant forces air bubbles into the batter, which helps the cake rise without baking soda or baking powder. Continue reading →
Jul 21, 2014 03:22 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Concept technology alters brainwaves to make any food taste like any other food. Continue reading →
Jun 20, 2014 05:40 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Getting your kabob on wheels is just as safe -- or safer -- as buying it at the kabob shop, suggests a survey of safety inspections in major cities.
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