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Food Scientists Bring New Attention to Taste

Youth Radio invited author and food scientist Barb Stuckey to our studios to give us a taste of her book, Taste What You’re Missing. On the tables there were plates with multiple cups filled with unknown liquids, a jelly bean, some crackers, a strawberry, and a couple other small treats. I felt a little as…

Space Beer Ready for Taste Testing

It’s probably no surprise that today’s astronauts are discouraged from drinking on the job. Space tourists, however, may have different expectations. Enter Australia’s 4 Pines Brewing Company, which this Saturday will be conducting human experiments in Florida—taste testing space beer. (Related: “‘Global Warming Beer’ Taps Melted Arctic Ice.”) According to ABC Melbourne, the brewery has…