Future Food Needs Some Historical Context
A new book considers how past innovations transformed our food systems.
Raw Emotion Grows in UK Debate Over Gene-Edited Crops
Will fears of climate change cause Great Britain to loosen its restrictions on genetically edited crops?
The Cosmic Grapevine
Blasting grapevines into space could help the wine industry survive climate change.
A Short History of Atomic Gardening
Hunger, profits, and Atoms For Peace have driven attempts to alter crops with radiation, chemicals, and genetic manipulation.
Chocolate with a Hint of Yuck
Could a new chemical test that quantifies off flavors transform the chocolate industry?
The Revolution Will Not Be Tenderized
We’re more than a decade into the alt-protein revolution. Will meatless beef ever replace the real thing?
Unhinged, Bonkers, and Delicious
These artists are prototyping alternative culinary futures to inspire food production that is more just, biodiverse, and beautiful.
Let Your Gut Be Your Guide
The Zoe dietary app zeroes in on timing and food combinations to maximize wellness.
Taste 2.0 is Here
The discovery of a new taste cell deepens our understanding of this complex and adaptive sensory system.
How to Change Your Mind Over a Glass of Wine
Becoming an expert in anything, whether it’s wine tasting or mathematics, changes the way you perceive the world.
Personalized Health Advice Every 60 Seconds
How I hacked my diet using a continuous blood-glucose monitor.
7 Big Biotech Ideas for 2019
Scientists and other creators tell us about the developments they’re watching for and the conversations they’ll be starting.