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Think you know better than your doctor? You don’t. Susan Jacoby and Tom Nichols explain why some of us are starting to distrust experts. 

Job interviews are a terrible way to measure candidates. Yale’s Jason Dana tells us why we can’t resist their siren call - and what we should do instead. 

Healthy lunches help kids… just not in the way you might think. Case Western Reserve’s Justin Gallagher explains.

Want to know anything and everything about cooking? There’s one person you should turn to. Mark Bittman. Read more...

Delicious sushi

Thanks to creative presentation and marketing, the California Roll forever changed the American diet. Read more…

Veggies

Farmers markets are good and industrial agriculture is bad, right? Professor Louise Fresco says the real picture is much more complicated. Read more...

Why do you hate the foods you hate? Turns out, taste might have nothing to do with it. Don Katz explains. Read More...

Lettuce!

Reporter Rupa Shenoy looks at the growing trend of urban farming, and why a self-filtering fish tank just might be the future. Read More...

Whether it’s meeting an OkCupid date for tapas or making a baking soda volcano for the fourth grade science fair... our lives revolve around chemistry. Read More...

Garbage containers

1. Your next online order could come wrapped in mushrooms. Ecovative CEO Eben Bayer gives us a peek into the brave new world of biomaterials. 

2. Nearly 40 percent of the food that America produces goes to waste. Lovin’ Spoonfuls founder Ashley Stanley explains why that’s happening, and what we can do about it. 

3. Scientists might be take a page from volcanos in order to combat the effects of global warming. Climate scientists Brad Allenby and Ken Caldeira talk about the benefits, and risks, of engineering our climate.

One month of a family's food waste

Did you throw away that half-eaten sandwich? Those bananas in your fruit bowl that had gone a bit brown? You’re not alone: 40 percent of the food America produces goes to waste. Ashley Stanley of Lovin’ Spoonfuls talks about why this is such a huge problem, and what we can all do about it. Read More...

A delicious burger

Trade in your burgers and chicken wings for cricket flour and meatless protein. Bitty Food’s Megan Miller and Beyond Meat’s Ethan Brown tell you why your dinner is going to look radically different in 20 years. Read More...

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