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Posts tagged bananas

September 11, 2013

 

a collection of bananas, some with brown spots

When Good Bananas Go Bad

Have you ever wonder why bananas seem to go bad so quickly?

February 5, 2008

 

Black Banana in Fridge vs Yellow Banana in Room Temperature

Cold Potatoes, Black Bananas

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?

June 20, 2006

 

A fuit market.

What Is A Fruit, Really?

Are vegetables and nuts actually fruits? Find out what the botanists think.

September 27, 2003

 

Monkey Numbers

On this Moment of Science, we report some evidence that says monkeys can count. Many folks already know that chimpanzees can do lots of things we once thought were only done by humans, like learning to communicate using signs from American Sign Language. But one study has shown that Rhesus monkeys can even count the [...]

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