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The DIY Forums That Put the People in Soylent

As Soylent launches new products, its DIY fans make “the end of food” more like real food.
Roisin Kiberd
8.24.16
uk

Here Comes the Genetically Modified, Disease-Resilient Super Spud

Researchers are trying to make a new potato that would require fewer pesticides and make healthier crisps.
Emiko Jozuka
6.5.15
Culture

Soylent's Sales Pitch: Leave Luxury (AKA Food) for Special Occasions

A leaked draft of Soylent's brand book lays out the philosophy of the powdered meal.
Victoria Turk
6.3.15
poverty

A Transhumanist Wants to Feed DIY Soylent to Starving Children

Look out, Third World. Silicon Valley is coming to save you.
Frank Swain
7.4.14
FOOD

Genetically Modified 'Super-Bananas' Are Being Tested in the US

A banana that's genetically modified to carry extra vitamin A aims to combat vitamin deficiency in Uganda. Will it take?
Ben Richmond
7.2.14
FOOD

The Multisensory Psychology of Wine Tasting

I took part in the largest multisensory experiment to see how colour and music affect the taste of wine.
Victoria Turk
5.7.14
FOOD

The 3D Printer That Serves Dinner

Foodini's creations look totally cool, but it's no kitchen revolution just yet.
Victoria Turk
3.28.14
FOOD

The Science of Loving Sriracha

With apologies to Cholula.
Ben Richmond
2.25.14
Motherboard Blog

Asia’s Richest Man Is Betting Big On Silicon Valley’s Fake Eggs

And why not? They may very well be better than the real thing.
ALEC LIU
2.18.14
Motherboard Blog

There's an Anti-Tipping Revolution Brewing in Restaurants

Speculative trend reports for 2014 say that leaving a tip could soon be left in the past.
Ben Richmond
1.7.14
Motherboard Blog

With the Googleburger and Soylent, Silicon Valley Is Officially on a Quest for Food 2.0

With a basement-hacked food replacement and a Google-backed lab burger, Silicon Valley is getting serious about the future of food.
Brian Merchant
8.8.13
Motherboard Blog

The Reviews for the First Lab Grown Burger Aren't Bad

According to the immediate reactions of the first impartial taste testers, the six-figure burger wasn't bad, but could have used some ketchup.
Derek Mead
8.5.13