Science

Booze

Of Course Research Suggests That Red Bull & Vodka Can Increase Aggressive, Risky Behavior

At least in mice, zebrafish, and that guy at the bar the other night.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.17.18
Science

‘Broccoli Coffee’ Is Supposed to Combat Food Waste, But Sounds Gross TBH

A cafe in Melbourne is serving the beverage/childhood nightmare.
Ian Burke
6.7.18
Health

Nestlé Creates First Chocolate Bar Using ‘Restructured’ Sugar

The company claims a new scientific technique lets it make chocolate with 30 percent less sugar.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
3.27.18
Science

Why You Get Off on Torturing Yourself With Chilis

It turns out that we are physiologically and psychologically predisposed to sadomasochistic dining tendencies.
Jessica Thompson
1.8.18
Best of 2017

Everything Science Told Us to Eat, Drink, and Consume in 2017

Don't drink your whiskey neat. Ketchup should not be in glass bottles. It's been a wonderful year for food science.
Munchies Staff
12.18.17
space food

Pizza and Ice Cream Are Headed for the International Space Station

Sounds a lot better than your average space food.
Nick Rose
11.14.17
Science

New Scientific Discovery Could Change the Way We Make Salad Dressing

Think mixing oil and water is impossible? Think again.
Phoebe Hurst
11.9.17
alcohol

Study Says Drinking and Smoking Weed as a Teen Really Can Mess Up Your Future

We're not being narcs—it's science.
Nick Rose
11.7.17
bacon

Scientists Discover Low-Fat Bacon Can Be Made from CRISPR-Modified Pigs

Playing god is part of your balanced breakfast.
Mayukh Sen
10.25.17
medicine

Scientists Are Developing Injections That Could Stop You from Overeating

The experimental treatment, which has been tested on mice and monkeys, helped to treat obesity and diabetes, and changed food preferences.
Nick Rose
10.25.17
Art

How to Make a Career Out of Throwing Outrageous Dinner Parties

Sam Bompas, one half of culinary art studio Bompas and Parr, talks about his job bringing physicists, magicians, and microbiologists into the food world.
Daisy Meager
10.19.17
WTF

Oh Great, We're Going to Be Eating Bird Feathers Soon

Has this whole anti-food-waste movement gone a bit too far when we're considering chowing down on the contents of throw pillows?
Jelisa Castrodale
9.29.17