Our eating habits are often based on accepted wisdom without scientific basis. Researchers are now trying to sort the facts from the myths.
If 10 billion people are to be fed we need to drop fashionable, damaging diets that have no evidence base and get behind rational advances in food science.
Cooking blenders are invading European kitchens, with the promise of healthy and fresh nutrition without time wasted on cutting and stirring.
Polymer packaging makes up most of the world’s marine debris. New biodegradable or edible containers could offer a better solution.