Don't expect them in salad yet, but research shows introducing certain genes can turn tomatoes into supercharged nutrient bags.
London-based design collective The Unseen teased "Eighth Sense" this week, a couture jacket that uses EEG data to display the wearer's mood. If you've ever wanted the chance to literally wear your emotions on your sleeve, this coat might be the answer.
On today's show, GeekBomb's very own Maude Garrett joins Khail to discuss the merits of a tomato-feeding robot hat, a jacket that changes color based on the wearer's mood, and a 3D printer that fits in a suitcase.
Using IR blasts and a vacuum chamber, a new process developed by USDA researchers could save water and lead to better canned tomatoes.
Heinz sure has a lot of extra tomato skins kicking around. The condiment company and Ford explore turning those skins into bioplastics.
Burger King Japan is expanding its universe of surreal burger offerings with a tomato-red bun and red-cheese sandwich slathered in a spicy sauce.
There's a strange Linux-powered tablet coming to the States. It's for cooks.
Japanese hydrogel R&D firm is growing a cornucopia of plants on film instead of soil. The film prevents bacteria and viruses from harming the plants, so chemicals aren't needed, which could be useful when soil gets contaminated.
Two new "plant cartridges" are added to the Click & Grow system. Built into each Chili Pepper and Mini Tomato cartridge are seeds, nutrients, and self-monitoring capabilities.
Movie studio says Flixster will operate independently but expand its services to "digital content ownership and delivery." Deal also includes the Flixster-owned Rotten Tomatoes.