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iStockphoto/Thinkstock Further Reading – What Is “Healthy” Food?

I frequently wish that eating were optional – even as the daughter of a chef and a self-professed needer of a label better than “foodie,” I have lots of days when eating seems overly complicated. Researching for our audio episodes

Labels for GMO Foods

Today, the editors of Scientific American published a short argument against the special labeling of genetically modified (GM) food products. It’s worth a read. I think this is a really difficult topic, because two strong values are in conflict: consumer

People always need nutrition to survive, but food culture and technology changes vastly over time. What will the future of food look like? The Future of Food – Show Notes

This week’s video concerns the future of food, and I thought I’d put together a roundup of some of the most interesting stuff I discovered when researching the topic. Perhaps the most successful (and controversial) advance in recent food technology

exp-4-470x275 Space Is Trying to Kill Us: Further Reading

Your intrepid Fw:Thinking crew was thrilled to embark on space exploration research this week – albeit from the safety of Earth’s nominally deadly environs. In the process, we e-stumbled across some fascinating resources that we wanted to share: NASA has

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Explore the physical science of the Prius v with these videos from HowStuffWorks.

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Read from topics in the driver’s guide to fuel economy at HowStuffWorks.

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Learn how to decode the new EPA fuel economy labels with this interactive infographic.

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Read about car trends and innovations at HowStuffWorks.

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Study for your future with the latest Fw:Thinking videos.

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Listen up for what tomorrow sounds like with the Fw:Thinking audio podcast.

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