Archive: 5/05/2008

As prices rise, find ways to trim grocery bills

The rising cost of gas, diesel fuel and other forms of energy can affect the price of many other things that we purchase, from milk and bread to coffee and sugar. It can be a real challenge to keep family food costs manageable ...

dateMay 05, 2008 in Other
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Munch-o-matic: Scientists develop the artificial mouth

For years scientists have tried to build an electronic tongue, a robotic tasting device that could have profound applications in improving food quality and safety. But before machines learn to taste their food, they first ...

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Fighting global warming — at the dinner table

Substituting chicken, fish, or vegetables for red meat just once a week can help combat climate change — even more dramatically than buying locally sourced food, according to scientists in Pennsylvania who studied the environmental ...

dateMay 05, 2008 in Environment
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