News tagged with food

3D-printed food to help patients with dysphagia

Labelled by some as the future of food, 3D printed meals could soon make it to our plates. The EU-funded PERFORMANCE project just presented its vision of this future in Brussels, with a 3D printed meal for elders facing swallowing ...

dateOct 26, 2015 in Engineering
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Potato harvest reduced by half

On the way from field to fork, more than half of the potato harvest is lost. This is according to a new study conducted by researchers from Agroscope and ETH Zurich.

dateOct 23, 2015 in Biotechnology
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Young eagles flock to the landfill drive-thru

Imagine for a moment that you're a young bald eagle soaring through the sky, scouring for a nice meal down below. You could hold out for fresh prey to skitter by. But your hunting skills aren't quite up to snuff, and hey, ...

dateOct 21, 2015 in Ecology
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Would you eat your pet cat?

In most Western cultures cats are simply feline pet companions eager to greet us at the end of the day. In continents such as Asia and Africa, the social norms surrounding cats are very different; our furry friends commonly ...

dateOct 19, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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