Insect larvae turn pan-ready with home appliance Farm 432
Did Neanderthals eat their vegetables? Study provides first direct evidence of plants in Neanderthal diet
The popular conception of the Neanderthal as a club-wielding carnivore is, well, rather primitive, according to a new study conducted at MIT. Instead, our prehistoric cousin may have had a more varied diet ...
Extinct kitten-sized hunter discovered
A Case Western Reserve University student and his mentor have discovered an ancient kitten-sized predator that lived in Bolivia about 13 million years ago—one of the smallest species reported in the extinct ...
Meeting climate targets may require reducing meat and dairy consumption
Greenhouse gas emissions from food production may threaten the UN climate target of limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius, according to research at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.
Beer marinade could reduce levels of potentially harmful substances in grilled meats
The smells of summer—the sweet fragrance of newly opened flowers, the scent of freshly cut grass and the aroma of meats cooking on the backyard grill—will soon be upon us. Now, researchers are reporting ...
Insects making eco-friendly buzz in Dutch kitchens
Cecile's latest batch of students watched attentively as she launched into the last step of the dish—swirling grasshoppers around in a frying pan before setting them on the coucous.
Dutch vegetarian butcher takes on the 'Frankenburger'
Never mind last month's revolutionary test-tube beef burger grown from meat stem cells. The Dutch are way ahead with a "vegetarian butcher" who transforms plants into "meat". Dubbed the "Frankenburger", the lab-grown beef ...
First reaction: lab-made burger short on flavor
(AP)—They bit, they chewed, but had hoped for more flavor.
Q&A on the science of growing hamburger in the lab
(AP)—At a public tasting in London Monday, Dutch scientists served hamburgers made from cow stem cells. Some questions and answers about the science behind the revolutionary patty.
Researchers present causal evidence on how markets affect moral values
Many people express objections against child labor, exploitation of the workforce or meat production involving cruelty against animals. At the same time, however, people ignore their own moral standards when acting as market ...
In chimpanzees, hunting and meat-eating is a man's business
(Phys.org) —Observations of hunting and meat eating in our closest living relatives, chimpanzees, suggest that regular inclusion of meat in the diet is not a characteristic unique to Homo. Wild chimpanzees ...
Eating less meat would benefit the nutrient cycle
A new report suggests that halving our consumption of animal products could benefit the environment by improving nutrient cycles.
Bacteria breakthrough for safer food
(Phys.org)—Chicken meat and other foods will be able to be screened for bacteria even faster and more effectively than ever, thanks to breakthrough nanobiotechnology research.
Multi-talented enzyme—produced on large-scale
Papayas are delicious and healthy – and they contain papain, an enzyme that is isolated from the fruit and used in countless industries. They are used for brewing beer, the handling of meat products, the ...