food

America's deadly obesity epidemic

Posted in Medicine on 13th Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

A public health emergency is shortening lives and supersizing health-care costs.

Speed Breeding Lets Us Develop Six Generations of Crops Instead of Two Each Year

Posted in Business, Science on 18th Jun, 2019
by Alex Muller

This will make it easier to increase crop yields to feed more people. Although we already have test fields with two to three times the yield of crops. So getting another double would mean we could feed more than 20 billion people.

Anti-aging compound from pomegranates proves promising in human clinical trials

Posted in Medicine on 17th Jun, 2019
by Alex Muller

Since aging is a key driver of many diseases, targeting that process could be a handy catch-all for treating a range of diseases and improving quality of life for pretty much everybody.

Eating pineapple daily can reduce eye floaters, study shows

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Jun, 2019
by Alex Muller

According to the researchers, the enzymes in the pineapples have chances to decompose the extracellular substances that cause microscopic fibers to form near the retina.

AI predicts new food and drink pairings

Posted in Software on 21st May, 2019
by Alex Muller

Robot gourmands are imminent, it seems, and they might someday craft recipes just as delicious as those from their human counterparts.