Do you love to cook strange dishes with uncommon ingredients? Or do you love to think out of the box when creating new recipes? Well, SPIKE TV's new show Frankenfood is for you, and on Sunday, December 15, the network is holding an open casting call in Houston. Everyone from chefs to average Joes a ... More >>
It's not available yet, but once the FDA finalizes its assessment of AquAdvantage salmon, the genetically engineered fish may find its way to your grocery store fish counter. And you may have no idea that the fish you're eating has been modified with growth hormone regulating genes. These genes al ... More >>
The feds see no evil as a belligerent strongman seeks control of America's food supply.
The Oxford Dictionaries Online adds, in its own words, "dozens of new words" to its online dictionary every three months. And when it's not busy adding words that reflect the ever-evolving English language and our social climate, it's monitoring the Internet, movies, books and TV for new words to a ... More >>
Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below. Brewtiful: Is there anyone more poised to explain and argue passionately agains ... More >>
Winos have been enjoying the “but it’s good for me” excuse for too long. Some Rice University students are slicing and dicing genes so that now beer drinkers can enjoy some health benefits, too. International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) is the world's largest synthetic biology comp ... More >>
If you are what you eat, then you might be a genetic freak
Frozen, cloned or retooled, Miller Quarles plans to live forever. But time is running out.