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This Bacterium Can Do Division, Compute Logarithms And Take Square Roots

MIT researchers engineered bacterial cells to function as living calculators.<p>A group of engineers from MIT have created analog calculators out of living cells, according to a paper published online in <i>Nature</i> yesterday. By tweaking the genes of bacterial cells, the researchers were able to create …

New discovery shatters conventional ideas of how agriculture emerged

Use of new analysis techniques provides food for thought about how people lived 5,000 years ago.<p>Archaeologists have made a discovery in southern …

Archaeology

Insects May Be The Taste Of The Next Generation, Report Says

A report from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization says insects offer a huge potential for improving the world's food security. Peter Menzel, co-author of <i>Man Eating Bugs</i>, describes some insect-based cuisine and the western aversion to creepy-crawly snacks.<p>Transcript<p>IRA FLATOW, HOST:<p>What's on …

High School Students Devise More Accurate Climate Modeling Method

By studying the way leaves shrink when they fossilize, a team of more than 100 high school students could build more accurate models of climate change.<p>A team of high school students have co-authored a scientific journal paper with their University of Arizona grad student instructor that could have …

Chow On Blackened Chicken And Quinoa Salad

Celebrate Food Revolution Day with Jamie Oliver and this protein-packed dish<p>Jamie Oliver is tired of your complaining.“I hear it all the time: I don’t have the time to make meals at home. It's an excuse—plain and simple,” he says.The chef, cookbook author, and founder of Food Revolution Day (today, …

3 Delicious, Classic Italian Pastas

Courtesy of a man named Fabio.<p>The problem with a face cover is that it suggests that the author could be too busy developing a cookware line and taping a reality show to make sure his cookbook's recipes work. But no profit-seeking publishing house would let a handsome "Top Chef fan favorite" named …

How To Make Meatballs In 4 Steps

No recipe because you won't need one.<p>Meatballs are the kind of thing you really don't need a recipe to make. You do need:<p>1. Some meat. About a pound of it. (Higher fat is best, but if you're using meat with a lower fat content -- or not dark poultry meat -- you'll need to add a bit of extra …

Too Many Cooks: Kitchen Advice for Baby Mirabelle

<i>You'll be hearing from the staff at FOOD52 every week in Too Many Cooks, our group column in which we pool our answers to questions about food, cooking, life, and more.</i><p>The happiest news we've gotten all week? Michael and his wife, China, welcomed sweet baby Mirabelle into the world! We're so …

So This Exists: Ravioli Pizza at Rosa's in Huntington, Long Island

A couple weeks ago, my wife and I were scheduled to go on a romantic hot air balloon ride out above the beautiful Pennsylvania countryside. Unfortunately, the wind and weather had a different plan for us. Our balloon was grounded, so we packed up the dogs and drove off to make our <i>own</i> adventure, …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

The Perfect Scoop: Grassroots Tortilla Chip Innovation

In the past I've written at length about the sophisticated chemistry behind chip flavors, high-pressure chip popping techniques, and the structural integrity of Doritos. Giant snack food companies (aka Big Chip) spend serious money developing their products, but they don't always get it right. …

More Costata: Here Are Michael White’s Dinner and Dessert Menus

Michael White’s much-anticipated Italian steakhouse, Costata, officially opens tonight in a triplex on Spring Street. Dry-aged rib eye is the …

How To Cook Tender, Chewy Wheat Berries on the Stovetop

<b>Toast the wheat berries (optional)</b>. Preheat the oven to 375°F. Spread the wheat berries on a baking sheet and toast in the oven for about 10 minutes, …

Where to See the Kiwi Bird in New Zealand

01 of 14<p>This is a very interesting place to visit in Northland for discovering some of New Zealand's unique wildlife. In addition to the kiwi, you …

North Island

Nine New Orleans Foods You Have to Try

01 of 09<p>Crawfish<p><b>How to say it:</b> Just how it looks, but not "Crayfish."<p><b>What it is:</b> A freshwater crustacean that is both trapped wild in the swamps of …

Oldest cache of water on Earth may give clues to early life forms

Deep below the surface of a small town in Ontario, Canada, scientists have discovered the oldest cache of water yet known on Earth. The water was first noticed by gold miners who saw it seeping out of boreholes, before researchers decided to find out just how old it was. Now, geochemist Greg …

Dinosaurs on film – fun, fiction and failures

With the "furore" of the next Jurassic Park film and the vexed question of whether or not some of the non-avian starts should be bedecked with …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Here Is Texas Monthly's 2013 Top 50 BBQ List, Unranked

<i>Texas Monthly</i> magazine will update its famous <b>Top 50 Texas BBQ</b> restaurants list in their June issue, and today they revealed the restaurants that made it on Twitter. This is a big deal: the list only gets updated <b>every five years</b>. These restaurants were announced in alphabetical order by city; the …

Back to Basics: The Science of Frying

<b>French Fries.</b> Source: Brett Jordan, Flickr Creative Commons, Jan 9, 2012<p>Frying is a cooking technique that has been used for centuries. Sautéing, stir-frying, pan frying and deep frying all operate on the same principles -- what differentiates them is how much fat is used in cooking. It can range …

Frying