Science isn’t just for the lab; It has a place in the kitchen as well. Food-tech, the nexus of food and technology, is making headlines for new ways to plant and develop agriculture; new ways to order and deliver food; and even the creation of brand-new foods (like lab grown meat). These are just a handful of the ways that the high-tech community contributes to feeding the world. In addition to improving the quantity of food, food tech researchers are working on delivering higher quality and healthier meals.
In the summer of 2019, the average cost of a nationwide flight in the United States was about $345. In the summer of 2020, the average cost of a domestic ticket dropped to $245. By the summer of 2022, it had shot all the way back up to $ 330.
These price fluctuations reveal the rapid fire changes that the coronavirus pandemic ushered in.
Now, thankfully, the country is opening back up. But opening up doesn’t mean going back to “normal” — normal being the pre-COVID state of affairs. In fact, quite the opposite.