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Carlo Ratti of MIT designed this "supermarket of the future" exhibit. If you move a hand close to a product, a digital display lights up, providing information on origin, nutritional value and carbon footprint. Courtesy of COOP Italia hide caption

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At World's Fair In Italy, The Future Of Food Is On The Table

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Why did a deliberately bad study showing the weight-loss benefits of chocolate get picked up by many news outlets? Science journalist John Bohannon — the man behind the study — says reporting on junk nutrition studies happens all the time. iStockphoto hide caption

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Trickster Journalist Explains Why He Duped The Media On Chocolate Study

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Chef James Rigato created his Cajun chicken pizza when he was just a teenager. Jacob Lewkow hide caption

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This Cajun Chicken Pizza Will Remind You Of Your Salad Days

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Dan Byers, an elite-cattle breeder, checks the heartbeat on a newborn calf, born from an embryo implanted in a surrogate heifer. Because the calf was delivered via C-section, he sprinkles sweet molasses powder on her to prompt the surrogate mother cow to lick her clean. Abby Wendle/Harvest Public Media hide caption

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Fish for sale in the fish market in Fraserburgh, Scotland. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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Cod Comeback: How The North Sea Fishery Bounced Back From The Brink

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Carrot pullers from Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas and Mexico. "We come from all states and we can't make a dollar in this field noways. [sic] Working from seven in the morning until twelve noon, we earn an average of thirty-five cents." California, February 1937 Dorothea Lange/Library of Congress hide caption

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At the "Dinner in the Dark" restaurant that's just opened in Nairobi, a blind waiter leads guests to their table. The photo was taken during a training session — that's why the lights are on. Courtesy of is Eatout.co.ke hide caption

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Blind Waiters Give Diners A Taste Of 'Dinner In The Dark' In Kenya

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In a village outside of Jenin, in the West Bank, Palestinian farmers harvest wheat early and burn the husks to yield the smoky, nutty grain known as freekeh. Daniella Cheslow for NPR hide caption

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How Dangerous Is Powdered Alcohol?

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