Applesauce recipes call for sugar, to heighten the sweetness. The recipe is very specific about when to add the sugar--after the apples have cooked. Why?
The Japanese technique of apple growing is the perfect combination of science and art.
How did the apple manage to survive what killed off the dinosaurs?
Some fresh produce does well when we stick it in the refrigerator. However, for other types of produce the refrigerator is a big mistake. Why?
Where do apples come from? Simple question, right? A seed is planted, the seed grows into a tree, and the tree makes apples. Where do seedless grapes come from?
Here is something to think about next time you buy your groceries!
Mmm, there's nothing like a fresh slice of watermelon until, oops, you just swallowed a seed!
You know the saying, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”? What do apples really have to do with healthy living? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
We’ve all heard how important fiber is in our diet, but what’s so great about fiber? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
This process is called osmosis; it dilutes the sugar-water inside the cells. But all the water coming in raises the pressure inside the cells so that eventually, the cell walls burst.