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There's An Audacious Plan To End Hunger With 3-D Printed Food

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Anjan Contractor's 3D food printer might evoke visions of the "replicator" popularized in Star Trek, from which Captain Picard was constantly interrupting himself to order tea. And indeed Contractor's company, Systems & Materials Research Corporation, just got a six month, $125,000 grant from NASA to create a prototype of his universal food synthesizer. But...
There's An Audacious Plan To End Hunger With 3-D Printed Food

Since There Are Incubators Everywhere Else, Why Not Put One in a California Prison

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San Quentin. (Photo: Wikipedia) So the tech world likes incubators. Indeed, even as new players enter the field, there are signs that the incubator model is bursting at the seams. Y Combinator downsized to less than 50 companies in its most recent class, from 84 last summer. When 500 Startups...
Since There Are Incubators Everywhere Else, Why Not Put One in a California Prison

The Future Of Composting: Turning Food Waste Into Fuel And Plastic

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Through the process of biorefining, Hong Kong's Starbucks are experimenting with doing something other than throwing out their old coffee grounds. They're turning them into biofuels....
The Future Of Composting: Turning Food Waste Into Fuel And Plastic

The latest venture play: composting

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It all started with a breakfast buffet and some tossed out french toast. That was when the CEO of composting soil startup EcoScraps, Dan Blake, says he realized he wanted to make a business off of collecting food waste and turning it into something useful. Two years later, this week,...
The latest venture play: composting
The audacious plan to end hunger with 3-D printed food

In The Future, We Will Eat 60-Day-Old Bread

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Mold is the bane of any bread-lover's existence.  The fear of green fuzzy splotches making baked goods unfit to eat within days of purchase may soon be relieved.  MicroZap, a company based in Texas, has developed a method to keep bread mold-free for 60 days. That's about six times longer...
In The Future, We Will Eat 60-Day-Old Bread

How Long Will Citrus Zest Last in the Refrigerator? Good Questions

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Q: In an effort to reduce food waste, I've been saving the zest and juice of any leftover citrus fruits that I have. What I don't know is: how long will it last in the refrigerator? Can I freeze it? Any other good tips for using citrus zest? Sent by...
How Long Will Citrus Zest Last in the Refrigerator? Good Questions

Advanced Materials Technology Solves Global Plague of Difficult-to-Pour Ketchup

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Behold, the wonders of science. You know that thing where you go to pour ketchup onto your burger and/or fries and it won't come out of the bottle? First, you hit the bottom of the bottle with the base of your palm: BAM-BAM. But it still won't come out. So...
Advanced Materials Technology Solves Global Plague of Difficult-to-Pour Ketchup

DailyDirt: Preserving Food, Preventing Food Waste

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Refrigeration is a relatively recent process to keep foods edible longer. Before electricity, people would store blocks of ice and go to all sorts of efforts to keep foods from spoiling. Here are just a few more interesting links about foods that stay safe to ingest for almost unbelievable amounts...
DailyDirt: Preserving Food, Preventing Food Waste
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