'Chemputer' promises app-controlled revolution for drug production

A radical new method of producing drug molecules, which uses downloadable blueprints to easily and reliably synthesise organic chemicals via a programmable 'chemputer', could be set to democratise the pharmaceutical industry, ...

Review: Creating virtual recipe box can be a snap

(AP) -- For years, I have tucked away recipe cards of all shapes and sizes in nooks and crannies of my kitchen, determined that one day I would actually use them. Sadly, for many recipes, that day never came, partly because ...

In the kitchen, there's an app for that! But do you care?

A few years ago, former video game executive Kevin Yu was cooking for a girlfriend on Valentine's Day when he discovered he'd forgotten the mushrooms for the mushroom soup. But that was just the start. He'd also lost track ...

Cooking up a new theory for better accelerators

While particle accelerators may be on the cutting edge of science, the building and preparation of some particle accelerator components has long been more of an art form, dependent on recipes born of trial and error. Now, ...

Google cooks recipes into search menu

Google has began cooking recipes into its search menu in a way that lets people easily find instructions for whipping up dishes in the kitchen.

Multi-tasking digital tablet could revolutionise healthy eating

Clear your kitchen benches - a design proposal for a wi fi/bluetooth tablet that does away with recipe books, shopping lists, guesswork, kitchen scales, anxiety about balanced meals and, possibly the telephone, has won the ...

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