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SCIENCE
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
1.6.18
SCIENCE
SCIENCE

Food Hacking: Laser Bacon

Simon visits Kentaro Fukuchi, a professor who wants to fuse cutting-edge technology with the Japanese tradition of eating raw meat. Using an industrial laser, Professor Fukuchi is able to fry just the fat in raw strips of bacon while leaving the rest...
Simon Klose
12.30.17
Best of 2017
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
12.15.17
space food
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
alcohol
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
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
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
10.24.17
WTF
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
SCIENCE
SCIENCE

How You Can Use Powdered Doughnuts to Collect Solar Energy

All you really need are store-bought doughnuts, vodka, and tea.
Nick Rose
9.25.17
HEALTH
HEALTH

How Apricots Can Poison You

It turns out that apricot seeds can do a lot more harm than good.
Nick Rose
9.19.17
Pizza
Pizza

Eating Pizza Triggers Opioids in Your Brain

New research could have a big impact on the study of addiction, obesity, and eating disorders.
Nick Rose
8.30.17
Technology
Technology

Scientists Want to Turn Pee into Astronaut Food

This is great news for science fiction writers.
Nick Rose
8.24.17