Edible Electronics

Making supercapacitors out of the same stuff you'd buy for a barbecue seems strange, but edible electronics could change the medical industry for the better. Tune in to learn how (and what they'll taste like).

Borg Chef, Part II

Are robots poised to take over the kitchen? We look at the opportunities and challenges in the future of kitchen automation.

The Borg Chef

Can computers get creative in the kitchen? From robot cooks to an AI application that invents new recipes, we look at how technology may change cooking forever.

Space Travel and Synthetic Biology

We can't carry everything we need for long space missions. Could synthetic biology help us produce stuff like biopolymers, drugs or even food?

Kitchens of the Future

How is technology transforming kitchens into the communal cooking space of the future?

Food Replicators

You've seen replicators feed the crew of Star Trek, but will real humans ever be able to press a button and zap an entire meal into existence? If so, are we anywhere close to that today?

Further Reading - What Is "Healthy" Food?

There's a lot of nutritional, environmental and economic research being done on proteins. Read about protein in this Fw:Thinking blog post.

The editors of Scientific American published an argument against the labeling of GM foods. Read about GM food labels in this blog post.

The Most Expensive Burger In The World

How expensive was the world's first lab-grown burger? What are the benefits to growing meat in the lab? What are other alternatives to beef?

The Future of Food - Show Notes

From transgenic crops to lab-grown beef, technology plays a big part in the future of food. Read about the future of food in this blog post.