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A Russian cargo ship docked at the International Space Station after a two-day rendezvous
Millions of plastic drinking straws end up as litter, often in the oceans, which is why this summer Seattle became the largest city in America to ban plastic straws in restaurants, to be replaced with compostable or paper options. Tony Dokoupil talks with anti-straw advocates fighting the preponderance of single-use plastic in a throwaway culture, and with representatives of the food service industry in search of alternatives that will be easy for consumers to swallow.
At Oregon State University's Food Innovation Center, she uses her most exquisite taste (buds) to help chefs fine-tune their recipes
Former Microsoft executive Nathan Myhrvold is a man of many talents, from geophysics and space physics to economics – and now, taking eye-popping portraits of food. To get his perfect pictures, which have been featured in art galleries and in a book, "The Photography of Modernist Cuisine," Myhrvold had to design robots to help better capture food at the perfect moment. David Pogue reports.
Concerns about pollution have led some communities, including Seattle, to ban plastic drinking straws, prompting a search for alternatives
"It gives you the impression that we're all in this thing called humanity together," he said