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The Future of Food: The Metaverse, Space Farming, and NFTs

Episode: 138

Meat and Three takes a look at cutting edge technology, the power and pace of globalization, and breakthrough accomplishments and discoveries in a new mini series about the future of food. In the next three episodes, we’ll pose our most pressing questions to NASA scientists predicting how people will eat in space as well as activists fighting for a more equitable tomorrow. 

Today, we explore technology and the budding metaverse. While the ‘metaverse’ today is not the full-fledged virtual reality that sci-fi portrays, we already see how data, a digital economy, and virtual experiences are gradually taking their places in the food industry. Grab your cryptocurrency, hop in a spaceship, and stick with us as we explore the evolving landscape of the digital world. 

Further Reading and Listening:

Read more about Aarhus University’s research on virtual reality and food experiences here. Read about changing coffee color here, cookie size here, and cake color here. Learn more about Dr. Janis Wang here.

For opportunities to get involved in astrobotany, click here. For more information on NASA’s work growing plants on the ISS, click here. And, for more on bioregenerative life support systems, go here

To learn more about the company Regrow, check out their website here

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