In an attempt to harness the power of pop, researchers went against the grain to push the boundaries of this staple starch
Popcorn-Powered Robots? Get ‘Em While They’re Hot! | Smart News | Smithsonian
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Tagged food, science, technology, robotics, engineering, mechanics, popcorn, mechanical engineering |
For one, our planet would immediately shrink in both mass and radius. Gravity would weaken. Oh, and there’s the blueberry geysers.
What Would Happen If the Earth Turned Into Blueberries? Thanks to a New Paper, Now We Know – The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Tagged astrophysics, blueberries, Earth, food, fruit, humor, nature, physics, science, speculation |
“Charred remains of a flatbread baked about 14,500 years ago in a stone fireplace at a site in northeastern Jordan have given researchers a delectable surprise: people began making bread, a vital staple food, millennia before they developed agriculture.”
World’s oldest bread found at prehistoric site in Jordan
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Tagged agriculture, anthropology, archaeology, bread, food, history, Jordan, prehistory, research |
The rise in cesareans, the overuse of antibiotics and the use of infant formula may have wiped out a bacteria that kept babies healthy.
Posted in Biology, Environment, Food, Health, Medicine, Science |
Tagged allergies, antibiotics, B. infantis, babies, bacteria, bottle feeding, cancer, cesaerians, food, health, infants, microbiome, microbiota, science |
BERLIN (AP) — Scientists in Antarctica have harvested their first crop of vegetables grown without earth, daylight or pesticides as part of a project designed to help astronauts cultivate fresh food on other planets.
Scientists harvest 1st vegetables in Antarctic greenhouse
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Tagged agriculture, Antarctica, biology, botany, colonization, farming, food, greenhouse, hydroponics, research, science, space, technology, vegetables |
As Stephen Hawking’s funeral took place in Cambridge, England, over the weekend, his family gave a local charity a special “gift from Stephen.”
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Tagged bequest, charity, food, funeral, lunch, science, Stephen Hawking |
In an attempt to make bacon healthier by reducing carcinogens, scientists have unlocked an added bonus: Making it tastier.
Scientists Are Trying to Make Bacon Healthy