Food Delicious Science

News Release Date: 
May 4, 2017

For Immediate Release
‘Food Delicious Science’ Unravels the Mysteries in Every Bite

Lincoln, Neb. (May 4, 2017) – A new three-part series “Food Delicious Science” dishes about the food on our plates and the physics, chemistry and biology that lies hidden inside every delicious bite. The series premieres on NET at 9 p.m. CT, Wednesday, May 17 and continues subsequent Wednesdays.

The three episodes explore the deep evolutionary roots of human reactions and cravings for food and offer a new way of thinking about our relationship to the modern diet. The program travels the world with foodies Michael Mosley and James Wong to learn about the science that makes our food taste delicious and the powerful effect it has on our tongue and nose. 

Mosley is a British television journalist, producer and presenter who has worked for the BBC since 1985. Wong is a London-based science writer, broadcaster and renowned ethnobotanist.

The first two episodes “Food On The Brain” and “A Matter Of Taste” both air at 9 p.m. CT, May 17 and May 24, while the final episode “We Are What We Eat” airs at 9:30 p.m. CT, May 31 on NET.  The series covers the power food has to create cravings and the chemistry that makes our food taste good.

NET operates the statewide public service network which includes television, radio and online services.  For more information about NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR stations, visit


Media Contact:  Mary Jane Winquest, 402-470-6247,

NET, Nebraska’s PBS Station

NET is Nebraska's first public television broadcast service and includes PBS and award-winning, locally produced public television programming since 1954; NET World (NET2) offers live coverage of the Nebraska Unicameral, and other news and public affairs programming; NET Create (NET3) is a 24-hour channel featuring the most popular how-to, travel and lifestyle series.