Before complex irrigation systems, farmers still managed to eke out crops even in the worst droughts. As water shortages become more common, today’s farmers are being forced to return to old ways of finding the water hidden in nature.
The death of important gut-dwelling parasites that we co-evolved with may be causing the rise in food allergies and other diseases. Now scientists are working on finding ways to have us and our worms live in harmony again.
Beyond Meat (which just received a big investment from the Obvious Corporation) is flying off the shelves everywhere it’s available. How do they make this devious chicken substitute? It’s all about the extrusion. Delicious.
High pressure processing—placing foods under insanely high pressure to kill bacteria—means that you don’t have to treat foods with chemicals or heat. You might have already eaten this pressurized food, because Starbucks is on board.