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3D Printed Food: Is It Any Good? (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

3D Printed Food: Is It Any Good? (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

Not very long ago, the idea of going up to a machine, pressing a “hamburger” button and receiving a hamburger instantaneously seemed like something straight out of “Star Trek” or “The Jetsons.” But with the advent of 3D food printing, that machine might be in kitchens very soon.

Scientists are already close to using 3D printing, the process of adding a material layer by layer to create an object, to create food for astronauts. But the technology could be useful on Earth as well. Dr. Jeffrey Lipton, a scientist at Cornell’s Fab@Home lab, explained in a HuffPost Live segment how 3D printing can make food more exciting.

This entry was published on March 9, 2013 at 12:17 am. It’s filed under Politics and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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