A long form conversation with science journalist and lecturer Kara Platoni about her new book: We Have the Technology: How Biohackers, Foodies, Physicians, & Scientists Are Transforming Human Perception One Sense at a Time.
We covered a correction of our lead story from last week…
A town in North Carolina says no to solar power, There’s a new game in town when it comes to Artificial Intelligence, and the EFF brings light to the side effects of outsourcing public school IT services to companies like Google.
We humans love the taste of fat, whether it’s cheese or buttercream frosting or just one more doughnut. But is fat something that we can taste? We know that we can taste salty, bitter, sweet, sour and savory (or umami). But can we taste fat? A new study at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science aims to find out. And if you go to the museum, you might be able to help!
An article about the Denver Museum of
Nature & Science’s taste crowed sourced investigation into taste.
More information on the taste of Fat.
In her book, Kara talks about visiting Grindhouse Wetware and the amazing projects they are creating.