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A different approach to heat can make a big difference in the taste of food. Appliance Science looks at the warm (but not boiling) physics of sous vide cooking.
Using IR blasts and a vacuum chamber, a new process developed by USDA researchers could save water and lead to better canned tomatoes.
Genetically modified Arctic apples clear a government hurdle and look ahead to landing in a grocery store near you.
CNET's The 404 Show and Omaha Steaks have joined forces to give two winners a chance to win very tasty prizes, just in time for the holidays.
Beef patties pumped full of hormones, fillers and preservatives? Grant Imahara visits a food-processing plant to discover what exactly goes into a McDonald's burger.
CNET's Sharon Vaknin has long hungered to shop for groceries online, and now that AmazonFresh has arrived in San Francisco, she finally can. But how does the experience stack up to a regular supermarket?
Projects funded include those utilizing ethanol, biodiesel, and landfill gas made from a variety of renewable biomass resources.
Japanese farms are smaller and often less sophisticated than those elsewhere in the world. Can a suite of sensors, services, and -- yes -- cow pedometers from Fujitsu help them compete on a global scale?
With Microsoft winning a USDA cloud computing project, Google claims it was denied the opportunity to bid for the agency's business.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is the latest government organization to move the cloud, and has picked Microsoft for the task. The deal covers 120,000 employees.